The writer is senior associate dean for international business and finance at The Fletcher School, Tufts University and founding Executive Director of Fletcher’s Institute for Business in the Global Context.
The complexity of human behaviour and systemic market factors can trip the finest economists, even Nobel laureates. Like Robert Thaler on demonetisation.
India does not need a tryst with Trump. Why the two 70 year-olds should not meet
There will be awkward moments but India’s PM could return as a legitimate climate superhero
But extravagant job-creation programmes in the US may not be the best use of Infosys’ scarce resources
Proposals add up to a series of mutually reinforcing moves to build a digital payments ecosystem.
Now let’s try demonetisation without denouement, perpetually preserve the uncertainty
Switch to digital in a digitally under-evolved country such as India will be a journey of small increments.
Trump’s improbable campaign has been outrun by Hillary’s preparation and poise under pressure, but, most significantly, it has been trumped by Trump himself.
Even as the internet creates jobs, it makes other jobs obsolete.
Nativist sentiments and a growing tendency towards looking inwards imperil globalisation.
India is a market like no other; here lies seemingly endless opportunity
Donald Trump is not a uniquely American phenomenon. America is only catching up.
There is talk of the fourth industrial revolution. How about spreading the benefits of the preceding three?
Paris was no Copenhagen. But let’s now hope it is no Rio, where commitments made in 1992 were abandoned in due course.
Web penetration in India is at 20 per cent. Given this reality, concerns over net neutrality seem elitist.
The best it can do for its new normal is to preserve the old abnormal: keep rates low
PM Modi’s rhetoric on inclusion in governance, economy and society lags behind his policies.
N-deal with Iran opens another front in the international arena.
Budget gave clearance for the take-off. But let’s watch out for turbulence.
President Obama danced around the really tough issues
In fact, as the year winds down, much of the rest of the world owes the cartel some gratitude as well
ISRO’s next launch is of the fourth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigational Satellites System series in the first week of March 2015
While the Diwali fireworks have died down, it is becoming clear that as far as the annual shopping season goes, 2014 has brought some explosive changes. The business of Diwali may never be quite the same after this year. According to some retailers, not enough shoppers were lining up at the shops, upending a time-honoured […]
‘Make in India’ must not be heard as ‘Make emissions in India’.
With BRICS, we seem to have mistaken an acronym for real policy.
Budget signals change for those who voted in Modi: business and overseas investors, entrepreneurs and youth
Modi will be itching to spread the Gujarati rate of growth across India.
Indias investment priorities should be restructured to focus on long-term research.
But for emerging markets,the solutions begin at home
How the new governor could help save the economy from the economists.
Tamilian author Perumal Murugan has now come out with his new book in Tamil "Kozhaiyin Padalgal" ("Songs of a Coward"). It speaks of the period when the writer was fighting a battle, both internally as well as with the external forces.