Archive for October 20th, 2014

Paanch Kahani – five Ramayana stories of central banking…

October 20, 2014

Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago has taken Ramayana really seriously. Last year this blog pointed, how the bank compared central bank to Lord Hanuman (to which this blog did not agree).

This year, the chief of the bank Jwala Rambarran looks at five more characters of Ramayana and once again points to lessons for central banking:

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The world needs to stop listening to American MBAs…..

October 20, 2014

Something which should have happened long ago.

The sheer imperialism of American education in business and economics has just made it a one-dimension world. Moreover, with much of the knowledge coming from American shores may/may not apply to the contexts in other countries. Despite these serious limitations, US MBA education continues to dominate the world MBA curriculum.

Questioning American status quo extends to many fields….

When humans bite/kill sharks..

October 20, 2014

How humans have turned around the game on sharks. Making a hysteria over terror, number of sharks have been reduced greatly.

Bradnee Chambers Executive Secretary of the UNEP Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals (what a job title!!) covers the issue in this article.

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Crisis in Vishakhapatnam and Japan….letting economics rule

October 20, 2014

On last Sunday, ToI Had this story by Mr Amit Dasgupta, former diplomat who lives in Vishakhapatnam (link unable to find).

He says how we have stooped so low in India. Even during deep crisis in Vizag, people were looking to make money:

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