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What will be the Global GDP Distribution in 2030

Global Economy

The Global GDP is changing as we move forward.  China which started behind India in 1970s and because of the opening up of its economy overtook India and grew at incredible double digit rates to become the second largest economy in the worl, will continue its march forward.  So will …

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Is China’s Fast-Growing Economy Headed for a Crash?

Will the Chinese economy continue its torrid pace of growth and overtake the U.S.’s top status? Or is it a bubble destined to burst, taking the world economy down with it? Paul Solman interviews a highly-respected China “bull” and a prominent China “bear” as part of his ongoing Making Sen$e …

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Gujarat is the best state for Economic Freedom

Economic Freedom is a new measure of where an economy is headed. Based on work done by renowned economists – Milton Friedman and Michael Walker – an Economic Freedom of Indian states index was developed to understand where that state was headed. Economic Freedom of the States of India 2012 …

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Japanese Investors moving out of China into India

Tensions between China and Japan are running high these days.  And from the looks of it, it doesn’t seem like this will come down anytime soon.  One of the consequences of this is that the Japanese companies are switching from China to India as the investment destination. “Strong growth and …

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India has more rich than UK and more poor than entire Sub Saharan Africa Combined!

India is situation is interesting and plight incomparable.  Here are three stats that portray India’s dichotomy: Three Indian states – Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal –  have a combined population of 421 million of “poor” people using the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), which measures a range of “deprivations” at household level. …

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From India Shinning to India Suffering

Amidst the cool confidence of the Indian professionals and businesses, India’s economy and outlook seems to have taken a nosedive.  By most signs, India Shinning is become India Suffering! In November, a Firstpost article had asked the question “Is Manmohan taking us back to 1991 external mess?”  The question seemed …

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India’s Inflation Problem

India’s Inflation is getting worse every day.  And somehow Fiscal policy and Monetary policy “don’t talk to each other”. The level of corruption and the inadequate fiscal responses are taking the nation in a direction that can undo most of the growth projections touted by the Government and some overzealous …

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