- Nov16By Adam Minter, Bloomberg
How hard will it be for China to fulfill its end of the climate deal signed with the US last week? The extraordinary means that the Chinese government used to
A promising technology that offers a large green potential for electricity generation is ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC). OTEC is a renewable energy technology that harnesses the solar energy
- Nov12By William Pesek, Bloomberg
As hedge fund managers declare victory with the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock link, don’t forget the obvious loser: the city’s pro-democracy movement.
For almost seven weeks, the students
After interacting with students and teaching community on a topic related to the role of higher education in the ever-changing global scenario, one often comes across two major issues;
At a recent two-day conference of directors of national institutes of technology (NITs) at Rashtrapati Bhawan, attention was focused on macro factors that can make them more relevant and effective
- Nov09By Susan Visvanathan
Technocrats, bureaucrats and politicians often collude to project a common goal for citizens that equates industrialisation with development — a view that is imposed from above without concern for citizens’
It will be soon two years since Shinzo Abe returned to lead the Japanese government. After a rather chaotic and disappointing three years interlude with the Democratic Party of
Once branded the ‘sick man of Europe’, in recent years, the German economy has been held up as an exemplar to its neighbours. Advocates of reform have latched on
Prime minister Narendra Modi’s initiative of “Make in India” is a promising one. It is an invitation to global producers to transform India into a major hub for manufacturing
- Nov03By Mark Buchanan
If the enterprise of economics aims to teach us how best to create and maintain wealth, you would hope it would at least have a means to measure it accurately.