Author: Srideep Das

Srideep has worked with Dr Duke Ghosh at Global Change Research on various projects including the Smart Cities Mission India. He has also worked with Dr Luisa Cortesi, Yale University, during her research in India.

The Pursuit of Happiness: Understanding the Easterlin Paradox of Growth Economics

April 20, 2019

What is happiness, really? In layman terms, happiness translates to satisfaction. Economists tend to relate happiness to the satisfaction of wants- fulfilment of desires through the consumption of goods and services that possess utility.

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India and the GHI

March 12, 2019

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) ranks countries on the basis of four key parameters: child mortality, child wasting, child stunting and undernourishment. In 2018, out of 119 countries, India was ranked at the 103rd position; according to the sources, India has a ‘serious’ hunger problem- lagging behind countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and even North Korea.

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Rationality, Consumer Behaviour and Business Models

February 22, 2019

Behavioural Economics, in fact, dictates that we might not be as rational as we think we are. There are a lot of factors that influence our behavior and traditional economic theory does not always suffice for the explanations.

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