Karnataka offers an alternative model state based not only on growth, but also on the closing of social and religious gaps, in contrast to the socio-economic, caste, and communal polarization which prevail in western and northern India.
How will the shifting dynamics in Europe impact China’s future engagement with the region as well as inter-European relations and the international system more broadly?
Beyond its economic potential and strategic significance, the Bay of Bengal distinguishes itself globally by abysmal levels of integration, reflecting a deep divide between South and Southeast Asia.
While China is unlikely to have a debt crisis, it will face more difficulties when making the adjustment as debt accumulates. A strong leadership may then be required to implement necessary reforms.
The idea of a universal basic income has gained renewed attention amid growing concerns about technological unemployment in advanced economies.
Public debate around a universal basic income—periodic and unconditional cash payments to all citizens—has grown significantly after the 2016-17 Economic Survey outlined such a scheme for India.
When Beijing says the words “economic reform,” it doesn’t mean what market and political players beyond its borders might wish it meant.
It is Trump administration policies and attitudes that have provided China a rhetorical opening in Latin America at a time when China’s economic and political relations with the region face serious challenges.
If and when the UK decides to close the curtain on its EU membership, China will be there, if and only if it suits Beijing’s own agenda.
Before, companies needed financial, human, technological and brand capital to succeed. From here on they will also need digital capital.