Crime Prevention Strategies- What Works, What Doesn’t?

By Medha Arora, Deputy Editor Ever been upset or seen somebody brood over an increase in the tax on alcohol? Heard that it wouldn’t “solve” anything but rather just generate revenue for the government? Did Mankiw crop up in your head as he explained ‘dead-weight loss’ as an important and inevitable consequence? Well, while the [...]

Modeling the Death of Honor

Now, when someone from a relatively inferior group tries to marry into a so-called superior group, it supposedly ‘hurts’ the latter’s ego, and their fraudulent honor. And to relieve themselves of the lifelong disdain from other members of the society, the parents decide to kill their own blood and the lover.