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Irish cow burps counteract fossil fuel divestment

Although the Emerald Isle has become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels, agriculture there remains carbon-intensive. As Ireland hosts the IPCC, activists ask: How can the country become greener? Rolling...

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Trump is Right About Yen

The Trump administration seems to be stepping up the pressure on the Japanese yen, accusing Japan of manipulating the exchange rate to its advantage. In our view, the accusation is essentially valid. Japanese policy makers...

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Taking a broader view

Demonetization caused widespread distress, which the media covered profusely; they were full of emotional stories – stories of how common people suffered, and uncommon rulers reveled. It is only now that we have some basic...

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India’s Budget 2016-17: A Quick Review

This short piece on budget 2016-17, can hardly claim to be a comprehensive or even a partial overview of all the announcements made today. I merely focus very briefly on a few aspects that relate...

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World food prices plunge to new low

World food commodity prices in August logged their largest monthly drop since December 2008, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday – unwelcome news for Europe’s struggling farmers. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO)...

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Agriculture land as a component of your investments

India has a rising middle class and its aspirations to cater to. Amidst the high inflation, as the value of money reduces, where can an Indian find a bang for his buck? Equity markets have...

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Agricultural Income Tax

In India, power to tax agricultural income lies with the state governments. For a variety of reasons the state governments have been reluctant to introduce a full-fledged agricultural income tax, thus introducing a basic inequality...

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A case for the agricultural child labor

Children begging in the middle of a street or selling articles on the roadside is a common sight in any city of India. In layman’s term can we address these children as child laborers? Not...