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Jan Dhan Yojana Rajnath claims country will become 'economic superpower'

Aug 28, 2014

Jan Dhan Yojana Rajnath claims country will become 'economic superpower'

Exuding confidence in the welfare schemes being launched by the BJP-led NDA government, UnionHome Minister Rajnath Singh today claimed that the country will be an "economic superpower" in the world along with China and the US. #TheySaidIt #Rajnath Singh #Jan Dhan Yojana #economic superpower
France President Francois Hollande dissolves govt amid feud

Aug 26, 2014

France President Francois Hollande dissolves govt amid feud

France has had effectively no economic growth this year and Hollande's approval ratings are in the teens. #France #NewsTracker #European Union #Economic growth #Arnaud Montebourg #Manuel Valls #Francis Hollande
Indian govt under Modi Shaken, stirred but not ready to deliver yet?

Aug 24, 2014

Indian govt under Modi Shaken, stirred but not ready to deliver yet?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shaken up India's ruling elite in his first 100 days since taking power, but has so far struggled to deliver the bold reforms needed to kick-start the economy. #India #BJP #Modi #Indian Bureaucracy #Prime Minister Modi #economic reforms under Narendra Modi
On Deng Xiaoping's 110th birth anniversary, China compares him to Xi Jinping

Aug 21, 2014

On Deng Xiaoping's 110th birth anniversary, China compares him to Xi Jinping

State and Communist Party media have carried lengthy articles on Deng, lauded as the "chief architect of China's reform and opening-up", and compared him to Xi. #World #China #NewsTracker #Tiananmen Square #Deng Xiaoping #Economic Reform #Communist Party #Xi Jinping #Propaganda
Assam loses Rs 200 crores every year due to floods Economic survey

Aug 20, 2014

Assam loses Rs 200 crores every year due to floods Economic survey

Assam suffers an average loss of Rs 200 crore every year due to devastating floods with nearly 40 percent of the state's total land declared as flood-prone. #Numbers #Economy #India #Assam #Brahmaputra #Guwahati #Floods #Budget #Economic Survey #Barak #flood-prone area #Rashtriya Barh Ayog

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Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Jul 29, 2013

Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Just like how both Monetarism and Keynesianism need to be used in harmony depending on circumstances, so should the Sen-Dreze and Bhagwati-Panagariya prescriptions be used together. #Economics #Amartya Sen #Poverty #FaceOff #Jagdish Bhagwati #Keynesian #Monetarism
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Apr 23, 2012

Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Welfare programmes everywhere change human behaviour. NREGA too has done so by preventing migration to cities - something that's needed for progress. #NREGA #Welfare economics #Employment law #WelfareState

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Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Aug 29, 2014

German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong

Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future...
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Aug 28, 2014

Data show more robust economic rebound in second quarter

The economic rebound in the second quarter was stronger than previously estimated, another sign of a recovery gaining momentum after stalling early in the year...
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Aug 29, 2014

Ding Xueliang: We May Expect A Lot Of Surprises From China's President Xi Jinping

“Crossing the river by feeling the stones” was Deng Xiaoping’s approach to economic reform. But it can also capture the essence of China watchers’ attempt to grasp the true intention of President Xi Jinping... #China #Deng Xiaoping #Xi Jinping