All stories by PROSENJIT DATTA
The Costs of Not Vaccinating EveryoneRediff.com9 May 2021
The cost of not vaccinating the entire population quickly will be far higher than bearing the entire cost of vaccination, points out Prosenjit Datta.
The Real Cost of Vaccinating EveryoneRediff.com26 Apr 2021
The Union government's role and the prices announced by the vaccine makers raises far too many disquieting questions, observes Prosenjit Datta.
The Mystery of Covishield PricingRediff.com22 Apr 2021
The economics and pricing of the Covishield vaccines and the government's own decision to pay higher prices raise more than a few questions, observes Prosenjit Datta.
How not to be a shoddy manufacturing nationRediff.com10 Dec 2020
If India wants to become a globally competitive manufacturing hub, it will have to rethink the notion that the traditional SMEs will form the manufacturing backbone, argues Prosenjit Datta.
As trouble brews for the Big 4, VCs, start-ups wait with bated breathRediff.com10 Nov 2020
Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook are both a boon and a bane for angel investors, VCs as well as start-ups. If the Big Tech companies get broken up and their powers to acquire get significantly curbed therefore, the whole ecosystem will need to change, says Prosenjit Datta.
Covid-19 could be the boost Indian pharma cos needRediff.com20 Sep 2020
The western world had largely considered India to be a production hub, and also, a good potential geography for clinical trials, and a big market. But in Covid-19 research, Indian companies and government researchers are also researching new drug candidates and potential vaccines, says Prosenjit Datta.
Should Big Tech be broken up?Rediff.com16 Aug 2020
Are the big five using their dominance to shut out rivals? That is the key question, says Prosenjit Datta.
How Big Tech failed us in coronavirus pandemicRediff.com27 Jun 2020
None of the Big Tech companies or tycoons appears to be playing a meaningful role in the testing, spread, cure, or eradication of the virus or even in contact tracing so far, says Prosenjit Datta.