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‘What’s your gotra?’ The economics of kinship networks

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BusinessLine Oh, I’m not wearing my clan lineage like a badge of honour — in the way that our petty politicians have been doing with a cynical eye on provincial-minded voters. I’m only pointing to the economic principles that govern such ‘kinship networks’ (as... More »

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Using economics and tech to ‘out’ #MeToo predators

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BusinessLine Wait, what? Outlandish though it may sound, there are economic models and technological applications that can help expose serial sexual predators and establish a cast-iron legal case against them. Aren’t victims’ testimonies enough? Victims’ testi... More »