Archive for August 17th, 2011

Don’t bet your money on India, bet on its states

August 17, 2011

Gopal Vittal, (executive director for home and personal care at Hindustan Unilever) writes this nice article.

He says instead of thinking about India as a whole for investment, we should be thinking about investing in states that deliver:

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Economics of KBC choices…

August 17, 2011

The fifth edition of KBC series (Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) is a popular TV show modelled on Who wants to be a millionaire) has just started on 15 Aug 2011. needless to say the host Amitabh Bachchan continues to be excellent with his diction and ability to charm the audiences.

I was particularly interested in the choices KBC gives to the hot seat participants (one slected to take the quiz). Basically you have four choices for each question. In the earlier KBC editions (before 2010) you had four lifelines which you could use if stck in a question:

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If unethical experiments could be true…what amazing advances could economics make?

August 17, 2011

David McKenzie writes a superb post pointing to an article which explores 7 science unethical experiments. However, if these are allowed it could lead to huge jump in science:.

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