What is competitiveness?

What is competitiveness?

There are actually a number of definitions out there. The World Economic Forum, which has been measuring competitiveness among countries since 1979, defines it as “the set of institutions, policies and factors that determine the level of productivity of a country”. Others are subtly different but all generally use the word “productivity”. Another way to […]

This is how India created its first ‘smart village’

This is how India created its first ‘smart village’

    In a way, Mahatma Gandhi conceptualized smart villages. A champion of participatory democracy and grassroots development, he believed that making villages self-contained and sustainable was the first step towards empowering India. Contrary to popular belief, he wasn’t against industrialisation, markets and competition as long as they did not lead to the passive or […]

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If it wasn’t so tragic it would be funny. I blame the American political system for not allowing Obama to have a third term in office!He’s not perfect but compared to the current choices he’s pretty good. So much energy is being wasted on Donald Trump by so called experts in US media and political […]