Thought Papers


Rights to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013

Author: Kaushik Dutta and Ananya Roy

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013 (hereinafter referred as the “Land Act’) is a significant step towards bringing in socio-economic balance in land acquisition which is c

Development Sector: Social Fund as an intermediary for CSR activities

Author: Kaushik Dutta

We present a thought paper on Social Sector Fund/ Social Venture Funds as defined in the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) - Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) Regulations to be included as an eligible investment to be covered as a per

Economics Revisiting the Concepts of Market Demand in Various States of Disequilibrium

Author: Dr. A.S Firoz, Chief Economist, Economic Research Unit Government of India

Why is there a need to go back to the basic concepts of demand today? It is not because this will provide solutions to the economic problems embedded in the world of speculation and arbitrage, whether for real goods and services or for financial prod

Economics India’s Industrialisation: Reaching Saturation?

Author: Author: Dr. A.S Firoz, Chief Economist, Economic Research Unit Government of India

India’s dreams of becoming a global manufacturing giant seem to have met with massive and rather unforeseen challenges. Local and foreign investment proposals came in droves in strong appreciation of the opportunities in the country. But, today, a

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: Review of the Governance of Family Run Businesses in India: Importance of succession planning in a business

Author: Sandeep Shashtri, Vice President and General Manager at American Express Global Business Travel

In the wake of the Satyam Computers scandal there has been a renewed interest in the management of family owned businesses in India. While that was a case in accounting fraud, bribery and investment in an unrelated family business; and the importance
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Articles

Deviant shells and the war on black money

It should be of no surprise that investigative agencies have found about ₹4,000 crore of cash depo

The sustainability revolution will, hopefully, be the third major social and economic turning point in human history, following the Neolithic Revolution - moving from hunter-gathering to farming - and the Industrial Revolution     

HRH Prince Charles (2009)