The book demonstrates how our behaviour is impacted by considerations which are avidly studied by economists – that much of our behaviour can be explained and demystified by explanations found in the science of economics.
Bengali scholar Bani Basu's novel 'A Plate of White Marble' – first published in 1990 in the original Bengali as Swet Patharer Thala – gives English readers their first authentic taste of a stunning literary classic.
While The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook displays a variety of engagements with the external world, frequently mediated through the Internet, Shruti Swamy’s A House Is A Body explores facets of internal lives.
The unique self-help book excels in explaining why we get distracted so easily.
Two short, dissimilar books by philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy and novelist Zadie Smith are vistas of our changed lives.
Banerjee and Duflo, along with fellow economist Michael Kremer, brought an experimental approach to economics to focus on poverty, and in particular, how the poor make decisions. This approach,while popular in medical research, is a pioneering effort on part of the Nobel prize winners to use randomized control trials in economic studies.
Commenting on the development, DEN Networks Chairman and MD Sameer Manchanda said, "Under his able leadership, Den will scale greater heights in times to come. Den's cable TV partners and associates are all geared up to work in perfect coordination to adopt new systems and technologies for better monetisation of investments."
It will be a joint mission by SICCI and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) as a follow up to a number of successful Singapore ventures in India in June, including the master plan of Andhra Pradesh's new capital city of Amaravati.
According to Ram Mohan, the inability to harness employee talent, outsized executive pay, and ineffective boards have become all too pervasive today and threaten the very existence of companies
Thanks to fall in international commodity prices, inflation has come down in Indian economy. However more steps are required in this direction.
Empowerment of market regulators can be the first step in the direction of capital market reform, since a vibrant capital market is necessary to propel business growth.
As the fall in crude oil prices have set the stage right for a cut in subsidies, government has taken steps in the right direction by opting for direct benefit transfer.
PSU banks may see a sea change in near future as steps such as letting banks decide their hiring policies, infusing capital or tackling wilful defaults.
Government has made definite progress on the goods and services tax (GST) and it will be rolled out from April 1, 2016.
the economy needs to create 12 million jobs every year only to keep up with the youth that are entering the workforce.
Finance Minister may announce single window clearances for sectors such as real estate, or even allow automatic FDI in others.
Government need to increase spending on infrastructure because higher growth can be achieved only after addressing weak infrastructure issue.
The government had intended to raise about Rs 58,000 crore through the fiscal (Rs 43,000 through stake dilution in state-run companies and another Rs 15,000 crore by stake sale in in private companies where government has a stake)
Finance Minister should not care so much about the deficit. He should instead use the reverse method: borrow and spend more to boost growth.
The book portrays Spitzer as theorist, politician and lawyer, a man who can develop a big vision of what society should be, link it to nitty-gritty policy minutiae, and deliver it.
What started off as India's first credit rating agency, twenty-five years later has turned into a Rs 8 billion global analytical company providing ratings, research and risk and policy advisory services.
Janice Pariat often wanted to interweave the mundane and the surreal, the apparent reality of daily life with the folkloric and her debut book of stories attempts to portray the way in which many different "realities" co-exist in the northeast, from where she hails.
Writer Andrew Motion, England's former poet laureate, is taking a new generation of readers back to "Treasure Island" in his latest book, which follows the characters from Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure.
A television reporter walks out of the newsroom after a spat with her boss, setting out on an impulsive road trip that eventually puts her life back on track.
A former Peace Corps volunteer who views his time in Malawi in the 1960s as the highlight of his life goes back when his marriage falters, only to find the southern African country he remembers has unraveled through poverty and AIDS, or perhaps never existed.