Archive for January 10th, 2013

How Businesses can help Capitalism Repair Its Bruised Image…

January 10, 2013

Three suggestions from Lynn Forester de Rothschild, E.L. Rothschild  and Adam S. Posen of PIIE.

There is a sharp decline in believing capitalism is useful:

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Regulation on Hugging Children and its impact…

January 10, 2013

Lately, Indian society is discussing the  issue of child abuse fervently. The issue has  been there for a while, just that it has picked steam post Delhi incident. We realise there are some deeper societal issues which needs to be resolved and child abuse is one.

Richard McKenzie and Kathryn Shelto discuss this fairly sensitive topic. They point to 1980s when movements  to restrict hugging children started in US:

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Evaluation of teaching public policy programs in East Asia..

January 10, 2013

A nice paper by Xun Wu, Allen Yuhung Lai (both of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy) and Do Lim Choi of Chungnam National University.

They evaluate public policy programs taught in East Asia. The demand for such programs has risen as countries have moved towards democracy and demand for better governance.

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