Source: http://www.eaere-conferences.org/index.php?p=164 Dr. E. Somanathan is an Environmental economist. He is a professor at the Economics and Planning Unit, ISI Delhi, and the Program Director at CECFEE, ISI Delhi (click here to learn more). To read Professor's research, click here.This interview has been published as a part of the Educational Initiative by the Editorial Team. [...]
Dr. Subramanian Swamy is an Indian economist, politician, and lawyer. He is currently serving as a nominated member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. He received his BA from Delhi University, MS (Mathematical Statistics) from Kolkata, and Ph.D. (Economics) from Harvard University in 1965. He has had a stellar teaching experience at Harvard University and IIT [...]
Vishleshan, the discussions vertical of Arthashastra organized a seminar on Multiculturalism and Populism by Professor Paul Kelly. Professor Kelly is a professor of Political Philosophy at The London School of Economics and Political Science. Isheka Agarwal from Vishleshan attempts to give an analysis of the lessons from this seminar. MULTICULTURALISM In order to understand multiculturalism, [...]
By Simran Panesar, Deputy Editor 5 minute read From one of the world’s oldest professions comes one of the oldest legal debates-Should prostitution be decriminalized, or even further, legalized? This has been an intensely debated issue in political, legal and economic circles with a wide range of opinions. Through the course of this article, we [...]
http://www.ted.com/talks/mariana_mazzucato_government_investor_risk_taker_innovator "We have to change the way we think about the state." says Mariana Mazzucato and here is an amazing video that will help us make this transition in our perceptions about the role of state.
Oil prices are largely unpredictable. They'll flickr a little and the world will sit and take notice of it (because , well, no one saw it coming!).Thus,the recent continuous fall in oil prices has riveted the world. The reason for fall in prices is that the supply is more than the demand. Shale gas revolution, [...]
Nauru, an island country in Micronesia, is one of the smallest states by population, behind only Vatican. The smallest republic of the world had one of the highest GDP per capita in the world until 1990s due to its rich phosphate deposits. But the party is now over. The phosphate, and with it the only [...]