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Demonetisation: A Few Disturbing Questions

January 18, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, IndiaComments (1)

By Pratip Kumar Datta and Saumya Chakrabarti In this article, the authors discuss the recent demonitisation policy introduced by the Indian government in November 2016, and what it means for the Indian economoy now, and in the future.   Demonetisation policy, announced by the honourable prime minister of India and executed on and from midnight …

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India – Crime of the Century – Financial Genocide

January 15, 2017 • FINANCE & BANKING, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Global Capital Markets, IndiaComments (0)

By Peter Koenig On 8 November, Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister, brutally declared all 500 (US$ 7) and 1,000 rupee-notes invalid. The final goal is speedy global demonetization. Electronic money, instead of cash, allows the hegemon to control the

An Unsettling New Normal for India-Pakistan Relations

January 12, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, International Relations, Global Giants, IndiaComments (0)

By Michael Kugelman and Vandana Seth In the coming months, all-out war between the two nuclear-armed rivals is unlikely. However, prolonged tensions are ensured while limited conflict is highly possible, if not inevitable. Even cultural safe spaces for

Could India and Pakistan Go to War?

November 8, 2016 • IndiaComments (0)

By Michael Kugelman A shooting war is unlikely, but covert activities are a strong possibility.   On the morning of September 18, four men identified by India as members of the Pakistani terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) stormed an Indian Army base in

India, China face trade choices

November 3, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, China, Dan Steinbock, IndiaComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock In the coming years, China and India must decide whether their bilateral ties will be based on economic cooperation, political facilitation and strategic trust – or economic walls, political barriers and strategic containment.   In

The Informal Sector in India: Prosperity or Persistence of Misery?

October 5, 2016 • IndiaComments (0)

By Saumya Chakrabarti, Daipayan Sarkar and Ankita Biswas Based on the recent publication of Saumya Chakrabarti’s Inclusive Growth and Social Change: formal-informal-agrarian relation in India (2016) published by the Oxford University Press, the article

How India is benefiting from cheap oil

November 30, 2015 • India, VideosComments (0)

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India’s Lessons for Creating a Digital Business

September 30, 2015 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, IndiaComments (1)

By Raghav Narsalay and Avnish Sabharwal As India rapidly moves into the digital era, leading Indian businesses are changing their business models to capture the opportunity. You might also like: Expatriates Changing Societies: The Case of Russia China’s

Management lessons from the Emerging World: Seven principles that you can learn from the new Global Giants

September 30, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Asia - Pacific, IndiaComments (0)

By Mauro F. Guillén and Esteban García-Canal Emerging market multinationals are taking over the world, but their success can be emulated by any company from any country in the world. Based on their book Emerging Markets Rule, Mauro Guillén and Esteban

The Trans-Pacific Divisions

August 21, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International Relations, Americas, Asia - Pacific, Dan Steinbock, IndiaComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock The White House’s effort to hammer the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in Maui failed. As time is running out for President Obama’s legacy achievement, both Washington and Beijing are reassessing their options.   You might