The Rise of EdTech in India – A Bumpy Road Ahead?

By Dipanshu Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and  Shreyanka Pal, Miranda House If you’ve spent quarantine trying to finish as many Coursera courses possible to display on your LinkedIn, or if you’ve missed your statistics class in hopes to catch up via a Youtube tutorial, you’ve fallen prey to the edtech industry. But, why [...]

Academic Institutions or Corporate Institutions?

Almost every industry has taken a hit due to the pandemic in some shape or form. The education sector is no exception. In the United States, enrolments in the fall have dropped 15%, - that’s approximately a $23 billion loss for the industry. Aside from the obvious concerns about the effectiveness of remote learning, cost [...]

In Conversation With Manu S. Pillai: Economics Under a Historical Lens

Source: Manu S Pillai is the author of the award-winning The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore , Rebel Sultans: The Deccan from Khilji to Shivaji, and The Courtesan, the Mahatma & the Italian Brahmin: Tales from Indian History. The team had the privilege of discussing economics with a historical perspective and Mr. Pillai's books. To [...]