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Donald Trump’s China policy has a 1985 problem

11. August 2017 - 1:46
Threatening massive tariffs on Chinese goods might have worked in 1985, but hold negligible promise in Donald Trump’s America

Usain Bolt’s finish line

10. August 2017 - 23:10
A combination of showmanship and physical prowess made Usain Bolt a global brand at a time when track and field was under the shadow of doping

Taking stock: 25 years of economic reforms

10. August 2017 - 22:57
A new book offers a holistic view of the ripple effects of liberalization—and points to its unfinished business

Still too much risk in the financial system

10. August 2017 - 22:48
The risk of unsettling financial instability, while lower, has morphed and migrated but has not disappeared

The decline of Congress and its global peers

10. August 2017 - 22:47
The Congress party has neither the vision nor the leadership to initiate a revival

Product penetration vs regular usage: the mirage and the lake

10. August 2017 - 22:09
We need many more Murugananthams and Suhani Mohans to fill the huge void of affordable sanitary pads in the country

Stock outcasts deserve less primitive justice in India

10. August 2017 - 11:50
India’s markets need to get used to a new regime of policies and regulation that are proving to be a curious mix of modern motives and medieval methods

Latest millennial online toy Sarahah couldn’t be a better gift for trolls, cyberbullies

10. August 2017 - 11:12
Sarahah, an anonymous online messaging service, allows people to send messages anonymously and currently has over 300 million users

How to build agriculture infrastructure and make double-digit economic growth the new normal

10. August 2017 - 10:49
The government has been moving on the right track. Investing in agriculture infrastructure will help India achieve escape velocity for double-digit growth

Silicon Valley’s basic income vision is wrong

10. August 2017 - 10:13
Americans are being sold on a dangerous version of the universal basic income (UBI), designed as a resource rent rather than a product of social consensus

With Arvind Panagariya’s exit, the cause of reform loses another champion in India

10. August 2017 - 4:44
The departure of Arvind Panagariya is a reminder of how greatly expectations have changed since the first heady days after the Narendra Modi government took office

Indians deserve their right to privacy

10. August 2017 - 4:22
The right to privacy affirms the inherent dignity of the individual. Without it, the individual becomes identifiable, searchable—a number

A long way to go before workplaces are safe

10. August 2017 - 0:40
There has been some progress in addressing workplace sexual harassment—but much remains to be done

Human rights, dialogue and the Sardar Sarovar project

10. August 2017 - 0:37
There are several layers to the Narmada dam issue, besides that of economic and political considerations being bereft of human rights considerations

The nub of marketing for millennials

10. August 2017 - 0:25
Marketing for millennials requires an understanding of their characteristics. That they are different from the generation before and the one after makes it a challenge

Deciphering India’s consummate chameleon

9. August 2017 - 22:40
Could Nitish Kumar’s political calculus have been deduced from the events leading up to his astonishing realignment?

Bargaining for better content

9. August 2017 - 22:38
The current regulatory framework limits creative potential, pre-empts consumer choice, and is an existential threat to the business of creativity

Debt ceiling worries are overblown

9. August 2017 - 22:37
Republicans have long demonized raising the debt limit. So debt limit increases are usually seen as tough votes

Technology and spatial development in India

9. August 2017 - 22:35
Services are more urbanized than manufacturing but they are not tied to big cities—raising the possibility of their being a growth driver that can promote inclusive spatial development

Dealing with e-waste

9. August 2017 - 22:26
There is a need for electronics consumers to become conscious users of their gadgets, and for the govt to take a more proactive role in ensuring that e-waste is recycled under proper international guidelines