Feasibility of Automation in Price Setting for Tea Auctions


Location: Kolkata

Invited Speaker: Dr. Diganta Mukherjee

Bio-sketch : Dr. Diganta Mukherjee, BStat, MStat, PhD (Economics) all from Indian Statistical Institute. Research interests are Welfare & Development Economics in general and multidimensional poverty in particular. He is also active in the area of Finance, particularly mathematical models for pricing contracts and Analysis and modelling of Network data. Ex-faculty, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Essex University, ICFAI Business School. Now faculty at the Indian Statistical Institute. Has over 80 research publications in national and international journals and authored three books.
Has been involved in projects with large corporate houses and various ministries of Government of India and West Bengal Government.
Acting as technical advisor to Multi-Commodities Exchange, Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India, National Sample Survey Office, National Accounts Division (Central Statistical Office).