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Shame! India ranks 114 out of 142 countries in WEF's Gender Gap Index

Oct 28, 2014

Shame! India ranks 114 out of 142 countries in WEF's Gender Gap Index

India has performed poorly in removing gender-based disparities, ranking 114 out of 142 countries in World Economic Forum's 2014 gender gap index, scoring below average on parameters like economic participation, educational attainment and health and survival. #India #World Economic Forum #Indian women #Women #Women in India #Gender Gap Index
Gender equality at work is more than 80 years away, shows WEF report

Oct 28, 2014

Gender equality at work is more than 80 years away, shows WEF report

While women are rapidly closing the gender gap with men in areas like health and education, inequality at work is not expected to be erased until 2095. #didyouknow #World Economic Forum #Gender #Gender equality #WEF #Gender equality at work #Healthcare for women #WEF Report
Vietnam PM on India visit Economic ties tops agenda

Oct 27, 2014

Vietnam PM on India visit Economic ties tops agenda

Highlighting the growing closeness in their ties and the strategic nature of their relationship, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung begins his two-day state visit to India on Monday. #Economy #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Tourism #PM #Vietnam #Modi #economic ties #Nguyen Tan Dung
Narendra Modi's secret sauce Why new India is gung-ho about him

Oct 16, 2014

Narendra Modi's secret sauce Why new India is gung-ho about him

The Mandal-Mandir movements and the economic liberalisation of the 1990s have collectively transformed and created a new India voter. This is what Modi has understood best. Hence his success. #Narendra Modi #economic reforms #Mandir #Mandal #Assembly Elections 2014 #Haryana polls #Maharashtra polls

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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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