Archive for July 21st, 2015

Hungary under Orbán: Can Central Planning Revive Its Economy?

July 21, 2015

Simeon Djankov of PIIE has a nice piece on Hungary’s political economy.

(more…)

Paradise Lost: How Simla s struggling to maintain its old world charm

July 21, 2015

The title of John Milton’s verses Paradise Lost fits most of India’s cities. Quite a few historic cities in the west have managed to maintain their historic past despite rapid urbanisation. Not so with Indian cities which are in the middle of nowhere – neither historic nor modern.

Here is a nice tale of Simla lost in a similar transition.

Have banks become today’s tanks? Their attempted coup in Greece..

July 21, 2015

He reflects on the ongoing Greece crisis (for how long will it continue). He says how earlier tanks took over countries and now it is banks:

(more…)


%d bloggers like this: