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Why Narendra Modi needs to understand Richard Thaler

9. October 2017 - 18:02
Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein’s ‘nudge’ could very well be of use to the Narendra Modi govt as it’s keen on changing citizen behaviour in areas as diverse as cleanliness and digital money

Richard Thaler changed my life (and everybody else’s) | Cass R. Sunstein

9. October 2017 - 17:32
Richard Thaler’s academic interests are a direct outgrowth of his personality. He’s full of mischief and a ton of fun

The economics of Richard Thaler

9. October 2017 - 16:24
Richard Thaler has challenged the way we think about the economy, and has helped revolutionize the field of economics

To grow, Indian insurance companies need IPOs

9. October 2017 - 13:48
Listing will help insurers garner funds to expand operations, and will also be a step towards improving disclosure standards and periodicity

In defence of mainstream economics

9. October 2017 - 12:50
Not that there is no truth in the statement that economics needs an overhaul but the offered reasons are often seriously deficient in their understanding of what economists do

Why the government needs to loosen its purse strings

9. October 2017 - 5:46
While GST and demonetisation may have disrupted growth in recent quarters, the economy is likely to return to 6.5% growth once it has adjusted. But getting to 8% will be harder, because of factors that are deeper and more protracted

Crying shame India hasn’t gone back to onion futures

9. October 2017 - 5:33
India exports a lot more onions than it imports, and a more balanced picture would go a long way to taking the edge off price spikes

Indian economy: From policy paralysis to investment paralysis

8. October 2017 - 21:15
While one arose from inaction, the other is largely a fallout of not anticipating or reacting in time to address the disruptions arising from hitting the reset button on the economy

Improving GST

8. October 2017 - 20:15
In the longer run, shuffling items from one GST slab to another will not be enough

Bad loans and investment climate: not as bad as it seems

8. October 2017 - 20:11
Some data indicates that banks’ bad assets are near to bottoming out

India’s great leap into services

8. October 2017 - 20:07
The digital revolution means it is possible for the services sector to deliver rapid growth and jobs more sustainably than the manufacturing sector

EU is pulling punches against tech giants

8. October 2017 - 20:05
The EU’s tax cases against Amazon, Apple and Google rest on a teetering foundation

Moving towards better corporate governance

8. October 2017 - 20:03
The Uday Kotak-led Sebi panel’s recommendations on corporate governance will enhance transparency and effectiveness in the way boards of listed companies function

Can insecurity in Asia be managed?

8. October 2017 - 20:02
The post-war roots of insecurity in Asia were driven by the failure to create institutions that could accommodate former enemies

Has social media fuelled religious paranoia?

8. October 2017 - 19:47
Social media has emerged as a dangerous device where purveyors of terror, such as the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda, have capitalized on it in a big way

Thinking out of the box for bank NPAs

8. October 2017 - 19:39
Almost all PSBs require recapitalization and the government cannot provide all the money. Sustainable solutions are needed

No need to panic, no time for complacency

8. October 2017 - 19:10
It is true that GDP growth has been decelerating, but it is also true that the recent fluctuations are much smaller in amplitude than we have observed in earlier years

The need for doing digital

6. October 2017 - 13:18
India is poised to take advantage of digital technologies as they have the potential to add economic value of $550 billion to $1 trillion per year by 2025, and create millions of well-paying, productive jobs

Indian company boards behaving badly are now on notice

6. October 2017 - 10:57
The main issue in India isn’t whether managers are acting as faithful agents of investors’ long-term interest; it’s the unequal relationship between majority owners and minority shareholders

Amazon hasn’t seized the world, but it’s working on it

6. October 2017 - 5:33
Amazon’s geographic concentration is an opportunity for more riches as the company looks to break out of its domestic bliss

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