The writer is Dean of Global Business at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, founding executive director of Fletcher’s Institute for Business in the Global Context. He is author of The Slow Pace of Fast Change
It fails to address dismal productivity, not just in agriculture, but across all workers.
In the run-up to the general election, global tech companies must find ways to live with populism, pandering and paranoia.
It is high time we held Zuckerberg and other digital dungeon masters to higher standards.
The digital planet’s high points — US, Europe, India — are losing ground to China.
The companies that have got us hooked must be on the hook for better solutions
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.