Padma Shri awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen's indefatigable lightness of being
The author's greatness lay in her dealing with the ‘serious’ and ‘frivolous’ with the same light touch.
Judicial process beyond reach of poor: President
"Today, can any poor or deprived person come here with his complaint? This question is the m...
Of cabbages and kings, onions and GDP
GDP runs the risk of turning into numbers that make the mind number and number.
View: Statisticians are not crooks. But their methodologies do need to change
The government is wrong to try and hide NSSO data. But that does not make the data any less incredible.
Retail, e-commerce can be added levers of RIL growth in future: Probal Sen, Centrum Broking
On a year-on-year basis, we expect RIL margins to decline substantially to $8-8.2 range
Experts on GDP numbers: 'Worst is not past us'
Former Chief Statistician of India, Pronab Sen said the manufacturing showing negative growth is certainly worrying. "I don't think the growth has bottomed out, the growth figures may continue to decline the next quarter too, however, post fourth quarter may show some recovery owing to the base effect," Sen said.
Worried about economic slowdown? Here is your survival kit
The possibility of getting a pink slip is very high during slowdowns, especially if you are employed in one of those vulnerable sectors.
Monsoon excess not good for kharif crop, may help rabi crop: Dr Abhijit Sen, JNU
Monsoon might deliver higher output but it is not going to deliver demand.
Anti-Chinese sentiments rise in Beijing’s closest partner in South East Asia
China’s large-scale investment in Cambodia has won strong support from the Hun Sen government. However, the influx of Chinese people and money has affected the lives of local people and caused dissatisfaction.
Monetary policy can't solve structural problems, it can only address cyclical shocks: Viral Acharya
Financial stability is a pre-requisite for money policy to get transmitted to real economy, he said.
Sebi bans Capital Heed proprietor from taking fresh clients for investment advisory services
A Sebi probe also found that Sen, at the time of seeking registration as an investment adviser with the regulator, has declared that he was not engaged in investment advisory services prior to making this application.
Need to decouple growth in GDP from growth in greenhouse gas emissions
Narasimha Rao, a professor at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, has developed the Decent Living Energy Project, an assessment of both the energy needs in select emerging economies and the climate impacts of providing everyone in those same economies with a basic living standard.
Booming used car market creates job roles
Car companies may be battling the slowdown with job cuts. But new opportunities are opening up for auto engineers & diploma holders in organised used car retail, a segment that is expanding rapidly. Demand for used cars have seen an increase of 12-15% for over a year now. Currently, the organised used retail industry directly employees around 10,000 people.
‘A Bengali has done the nation proud’: Mamata Banerjee and Amartya Sen celebrate Abhijit Banerjee’s Nobel victory
The Bengal CM was one of the first ones to fete the half-Bengali, half-Konkani economist.
Abhijit was an economist by accident, but is an ace cook, says mother Nirmala
An eminent economist in her own right, Nirmala said she was reading a book at home when her younger son broke the news.
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