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Huawei blacklist loopholes were made in the USA

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American technology products aren’t necessarily American. At least, that’s the conclusion some US executives have come to.  That loophole could explain why Micron Technology Inc. and Intel Corp. have resumed shipping to Huawei Technologies Co. after the Trump ... More »

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The many pitfalls of employment surveys

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The analysis of mortality risks using a survey is also contingent on the availability of information on the reasons why a respondent dropped out. (Illustration: Rohnit Phore) By Bikramjit Chaudhuri and Soumya Kanti Ghosh In 1726, at age 3, Adam Smith was kidna... More »

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India’s spatial development challenge needs addressal

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For India, a faster pace of spatial development is vital to enable the country to take full advantage of its demographic dividend, afforded by its young population. With 12 million more people joining the country’s labour force every year, the potential of tha... More »

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Gold schemes: Don’t just tweak, revamp them

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In India, besides the 612 tonnes ‘reserves with RBI’, gold ownership details are not readily available. (RBI) By SP Ketkar World Gold Council, US Geological Survey and other agencies estimate that the total quantity of yellow metal on this planet is around 245... More »

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What impact did the NDA’s social schemes have?

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Under the MNREGA, an artificial lake is being dug in Moondiya to increase water levelsImage: Vishal Bhatnagar for Forbes India In the nondescript village of Moondiya Kalan, 60 km away from Jaipur, Rajasthan, the sound of a dhol wasn’t a cause of celebration. I... More »