Month: April 2019

Happiness 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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Capital

Public Ownership of Capital Assets -Gary Reber

April 15, 2019

This will necessarily entail a discussion of how the system is structured, as the policies and rules make a big difference in whether or not EVERY citizen has an equal opportunity to succeed. At the core of the problem are barriers that inhibit or prevent ordinary people from succeeding.

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Polling Station

Do we honestly attempt to choose the ‘Best One’ in a Democracy?

April 15, 2019

Irrespective of who one supports, everyone emphasizes on the fact that one must vote. Each vote counts. It is the time when citizens feel empowered. They believe they matter. Or, they are believed to do so. But what happens, when you no longer vote as an individual but as one amongst the many in the group.

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Ocean

DIVING INTO THE BLUE ECONOMY

April 15, 2019

The relationship of humanity with the oceans, and how humans use their resources is developing in significant ways. People have a better understanding of the non-marketable goods that the oceans provide. It is high time we realise that the oceans are not limitless and they’re suffering from increasing human impacts.

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A Note on the Indian Healthcare System.

April 14, 2019

7th April is recognized as World Health Day- a day of awareness on various queries regarding healthy living. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. How does the Indian Healthcare system fare up to this WHO […]

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