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Technological deflation and structural reform

6. March 2018 - 10:52
The reward of structural reform is that India will shift to a higher trend rate of economic growth

Asia suggests rulers can outperform democrats

6. March 2018 - 7:39
The case of Asia’s hyper-growth economies suggests what is important isn’t autocracy itself, but what policies the autocrat chooses to impose and, more importantly, to whom he listens

No one should have been that shocked by Xi Jinping’s rise

6. March 2018 - 4:36
Those who got Xi Jinping spectacularly wrong can at least claim that not much was known about him before he became China’s leader

Road map for a successful Modicare

6. March 2018 - 3:40
No matter how generous the eligibility criteria and coverage of Modicare, it will have limited effect unless eligible households enrol

Donald Trump fires first shot against globalization

5. March 2018 - 20:39
If Donald Trump gets his way, globalization as we know it will be dead

Will 2018 see the return of the IT mega deal?

5. March 2018 - 20:20
The overall market remains singularly robust; it is only the nature of overall spending that has seen a change in its complexion

Europe’s radicals

5. March 2018 - 19:22
From Austria to Greece and Hungary, stretching north into the Scandinavian nations and west into France and Germany themselves, Euroscepticism is alive and well

Dalit women subsisting without voice or options

5. March 2018 - 19:14
We need labour laws reforms to give exit options to Dalit women trapped in a system that will not even let them get to their 40th birthday, let alone give them cause to celebrate it

Will the risks in 2018 resemble those of 2013?

5. March 2018 - 19:11
The risk of a significant correction in the Indian rupee and in Indian assets might be on the cards because of a rising credibility deficit

The costs of poor quality tax assessments

5. March 2018 - 19:10
Most assessments are carried out in a routine fashion, without understanding business complexities and ground realities

Balancing the costs and benefits of Aadhaar

5. March 2018 - 19:09
The fundamental problem for service delivery in India is not Aadhaar or no Aadhaar, but the lack of systematic focus on the beneficiary experience

The Lakshadweep model helps BJP win North-East

5. March 2018 - 19:08
The Congress should realize that it is facing a rival which will not relent, regardless of how dominant a position it already commands

Automate your work with algorithms

5. March 2018 - 16:19
If This Then That, or IFTTT is a simple, useful tool for people who want to use a variety of services in the most seamless way possible

Beware fintech firms trying to get you hooked on bitcoin

5. March 2018 - 14:25
Rather than try and undercut banks, or chase millennial savers’ pennies at a loss, fintech firms are now leaping at the chance to make serious cash through a technology that most banks won’t even touch

Xiaomi in US isn’t just about selling smartphones

5. March 2018 - 14:10
Xiaomi does plan to start shipping phones to the US, but that’s not what they’re really selling

Beware of the flaw of averages while investing

5. March 2018 - 13:40
While averages are good in many areas of life, they may give an inappropriate picture in certain other areas

Donald Trump tariffs are a gift for Opec and Russia. Not shale

5. March 2018 - 13:28
US President Donald Trump’s planned 25% import tariff on steel is a gift to Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and Russia

With Bollywood lost, Indian banks can’t stop mobile juggernaut

5. March 2018 - 7:48
A recent Bernstein survey has some sobering news for Indian banks: They may have already lost Bollywood, and they can’t hope to win the neighbourhood grocer

China’s big data advantage isn’t enough

5. March 2018 - 6:53
Although China has a burgeoning tech scene, high-level data scientists are in short supply

How to break the banker-promoter nexus

5. March 2018 - 3:28
A public trial of bankers will erode both confidence of the bankers as well as people’s trust in the banking system, something which India can ill afford when growth is returning to the economy