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Why the Nilekanis donated Rs 50 crore to IIHS

Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini donated Rs 50 crore to the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, which plans to transform hordes into urban practitioners and may save our cities by doing so.......

The uncertainty bias and missed opportunities

The October low we talked about held against all odds. A strange time cycle that worked against all conventional knowledge. And now that 2008 comes to end, we can sum up a few gaps in generational......

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Q. Which branch of knowldge is called "The dismal science"?
:  A. The dismal science is another, often derogatory, name for economics devised by the Victorian historian Thomas Carlyle. The term is an inversion of...... more

Indrani Mukherjee
Q. Which branch of knowldge is called "The dismal science"?
Indrani Mukherjee:  A. Economics is the dismal science. And t it was given this description by Thomas Carlyle, who was inspired to coin the phrase by T. R. Malthus's...... more

Indrani Mukherjee
Q. Essence of the theory predicted by Malthus (a British political economist) is that if the population is allowed to grow unchecked then at some point the food supply will fall short of feeding the population, leading to massive starvation and deaths. Is India nearing this danger mark looking at the predictions that India will become the most populous country in the world by 2025? Your views?
Indrani Mukherjee:  A. this is a recurring feature even in the developed countries of the world. Moreover, natural calamities in the form of floods, unseasonal rainfall,...... more

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Q. What\'s Malthusian Theory of Population?
Good Citizen:  A. Thomas Robert Malthus was a British scholar, influential in political economy and demography. According to his theory of population, population...... more

Joseph Chacko
Q. What does Malthusian come from?
Joseph Chacko:  A. The term comes from theories of the 18th century British economist Thomas Robert Malthus, who argued that population tends to increase faster than...... more

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The end of chocolate

Mark your calendar: January 1, 2020. As this future year unfolds, the gap between how much cocoa the world wants to consume and how much it can... ...

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