YouTube: A Hornet’s Nest?

By Surbhi Bassi, St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi 14 February 2019 marked 14 years of YouTube, the revolutionary idea that changed the way we know video-sharing. YouTube -the most popular video-sharing site on the web today- is estimated to be worth $100 billion. But how did it come into existence? Well, the answer is [...]

The hidden force in global economics: sending money home (remittances)

In 2013, international migrants sent $413 billion home to families and friends —more than 3 times the total  global foreign aid (about $135 billion). This money, known as remittances, makes a significant difference in the lives of those receiving it and plays a major role in the economies of many countries. Economist Dilip Ratha, the [...]