When do Firms Go Green? Comparing Price Incentives with Command and Control Regulations in India

Working Papers

India has a multitude of environmental regulations but a history of poor enforcement. Between 1996 and 2004, India’s Supreme Court required 17 cities to enact action plans to reduce air pollution through a variety of command-and-control (CAC) environmental regulations.Read More

Creating the Innovation Ecosystem for Renewable Energy via Social Entrepreneurship: Insights from India

Published Research

This paper examines how social entrepreneurship, at both the firm and institutional levels, fosters innovation and economic development. It draws on concepts from national innovation systems (NIS), complexity, ecosystems, and social entrepreneurship research to develop a framework for forming innovation ecosystems via social entrepreneurship. Read More

Achieving Sustainability: Insights from Biogas Ecosystems in India

Published Research

This paper focuses on how the use of renewable energy technologies such as biogas can help to achieve environmental and socio-economic sustainability. It combines research on sustainable consumption and production, natural and industrial ecosystems and renewable energy adoption. Read More

Innovating Via Emergent Technology and Distributed Organization: A Case of Biofuel Production in India

Published Research

This paper uses complex systems theory to develop a conceptual model that suggests how development can be catalyzed by leveraging innovation in both technology and social organization to solve socioeconomic problems for developing country populations.Read More

Wharton School Launches Business Certificate Program in India

Accelerated Development Program Designed for Global Business Leaders With High Potential MUMBAI, India, Oct 12, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced the launch of a new non-degree business certificate program in India beginning January 2012. Called the Accelerated Development Program (ADP),Read More

Emergence of new markets, distributed entrepreneurship and the university: Fostering development in India

Published Research

University-industry partnerships facilitate socio-economic development by incubating innovations and diffusing entrepreneurial capabilities to create new markets in rural areas. Complexity theory based approaches are used to develop a process model of emergence based on a case study of a leading Indian technical institution involved in creating new technologies and markets.Read More