Environment

Promoting sustainability and helping others in achieving it is our core business theme. Our studies cover estimation of carbon footprint and its impact on entire ecosystem including business and population, waste management, sustainable product promotion and similar areas. This is done across sectors. We also study environmental vulnerability of locations and their likely implications on future business and habitations along with the likely economic loss.

Current Studies in Progress:

  1. Cost Comparison between Centralized and Decentralized Waste Management – To be completed by January 2019
  2. State Level Environment Index in India – To be completed by March 2019
  3. Decentralized Waste Management – What Should the Stakeholder Do in Indian Cities – To be completed by February 2019
  4. Energy Generation from Waste – Experience of an Indian State – To be completed by January 2019

Economic Research

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Ascension Centre for Research and Analytics (ACRA) tracks macroeconomic changes closely. We study India’s evolving econo-political relationships with other countries and analyse the policy and business implications of such changes. Our analyses include industry, agriculture, infrastructure, trade, poverty and other related economic changes and their implications. Our special strength is economic analysis over geographic space involving advanced econometric and statistical technique. Our analyses also involve macro modelling involving Input-Output analysis, Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) and other relevant techniques especially for economic impact analysis.

Current Studies in Progress:

  1. Assessment of Skill Gaps in India: A White Paper (Sponsor – IAMAI) To be completed by March end, 2019
  2. Understanding Consumer Behaviour towards Purchasing Insurance Products: An Experimental Economics Study (Sponsor – IIM Ahmedabad/ Warwick University) To be completed by Mid May 2019
  3. Inclusive Growth in India: Realistic Insights Through Deep Diving – To be completed Mid March 2019
  4. Economic Impact of Road Development on Indian Economy – To be completed Mid April 2019