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.
If done right, artificial intelligence can jump-start India’s productivity, help the country get out of the emerging economy trap, propel it into the ranks of nations that matter.
Facebook has egg on its face again and this time it might stick
The culture of contradiction infused the speeches of Modi, Trump and Xi at the World Economic Forum.
If UID project focuses on building a trustworthy system, India could be a leader in digital innovation
India should be rated even higher in the ease of doing business rankings the next time
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.
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.