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Heart of Economic Thought

Reading Time: 4 minutes   A student of economics must know how intellectual development evolved in response to economic events, get some idea of the times and personalities, and

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Why Study Economics

Reading Time: 5 minutes   Suppose you are  seeking admission to economics courses and you are provoked to answer the question why you want to do economics, and not

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Good Life, Good Society, Good Economics

Reading Time: 9 minutes Here is a vague topic. But it is romantic, like the romantic poetry of the great Percy Bysshe Shelley. A typical social scientist who values

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Law, Economics and Beliefs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Consider, as a thought experiment, a law is imposed which establishes jumping a red signal as a criminal offence – with the offender being asked

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Right Brain Attributes and Skills

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are some fascinating findings from educational research with students, parents and business leaders in a multicultural context such as in America, which also apply

Economics & Policy

Ecological Economics

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ecological Economics has emerged as an important tool in financially valuing natural resources thereby influencing policy and decision-making. According to Ecological Economists natural resources form

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The World of Narayan Debnath

Reading Time: 8 minutes Few comic writers/artists like Narayan Debnath can have the record of continuing their gigs single handedly for more than 60 years. Born and having lived

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For a Better Institute of Advanced Study

Reading Time: 6 minutes This letter-note was in response to a request by my friend, the late Israeli educationist and philosopher and Auschwitz survivor, Prof Yehuda Elkana (1934-2012), a