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Opinion: Small firms – Small is beautiful?

The majority of workers in India are self-employed or run what economic census terms as “own account establishments”. According to sixth economic census, 131.3 million workers in non-farm sectors were working in whooping 58 million...

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Ways to a cooler world

Global warming is now contested by few; it is part of our personal experience. It has intensified over the past two decades, and will get worse before long. Remedial action against it is urgent. Such...

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Accommodative Officials and Synchronized Upturn Drive Markets

The investment climate is being shaped by two powerful forces. First is the very accommodative policy stance. This includes the United States, where despite delivering the fifth rate hike in the cycle, adjusted by headline...

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Why kerala has high unemployment?

The rate of unemployment in Kerala is disproportionately high when compared to that of other states in India or compared to the national average. It was 7.4 per cent in Kerala compared to a national...

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Dollar Stabilizes, but Sees Little Recovery

The US dollar is stabilizing but the tone remains fragile. The euro, which has advanced for five consecutive sessions coming into today is slightly lower. The euro had stalled yesterday as it approached last year’s...

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Predatory Pricing : JIO cases

The Commission notes that after the opening up of telecommunication market to private players, this market has witnessed entry of a number of players competing with each other, resulting in decrease of tariffs and constant...

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Brexit to the West and Polexit to the East?

There is not much the EU could have done to keep the UK in its club. Former Prime Minister Cameron tried sought some concessions, but the importance assigned to immigration and regaining sovereignty by the...

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Automation and US Employment: New Research

The popular press is full of articles about how automation destroy jobs. It seems so intuitive, capital, in the form of technological advancement, replaces labor. In response to claims that low wage economies, like Mexico...

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Making patents useful

Harsh Vardhan, minister of science and technology, has approved a proposal that the National Research and Development Corporation should develop an Intellectual Property Exchange. The idea is appealing. The patent office receives thousands of applications...

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Dollar Marks Time

The US dollar has largely been confined to yesterday’s trading ranges against the major currencies amid light news. The North American session does not hold much hope for fresh impetus. The US reports October existing...

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Month-End Leaves Market at Crossroads

Global equity markets are closing another strong month. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was little changed on the day, but up 4.3% in October, the 10th consecutive monthly advance. Europe’s Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is...

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Severity of bad loan problem: NPA’s in India’s Banking Sector

India’s ratio of non-performing loans (NPA) to the gross loans has shown a steep rise in the last 5 years, hovering over 9% as of 2016. When compared to other developing economies, the present condition...