Athena – The Economics and Public Policy SIG aims to facilitate learning economics and public policy for future managers, business owners, policymakers from IIM Nagpur. The club envisions to kindle the student community interest around the domain and help widen their perspective across various issues that impact businesses, households, and society. The interpretation of various global happenings and understanding the cause-effect relationships in the economy is crucial for future leaders. Hence, our SIG is positioned to provide an opportunity to augment managerial decision-making with an interdisciplinary approach.
The SIG has the following objectives:
- To create an atmosphere of the highest quality research and publications in Economics, public policy, and allied domains.
- To encourage the students to view day-to-day managerial activity through the lens of economics and public policy.
- To ignite students’ interest in decluttering the dependence of strategic business decisions on economics and policy dynamics.
- To facilitate interested students in getting a head start in domains like managerial economics, policymaking, governance consulting, and associated fields through internships and live projects.
The SIG was inaugurated by Dr. KV Subramanian (the Chief Economic Advisor, Government of India) on 2nd August 2021.
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