On use of safety gear in the Indian Industry (Part 2)

My interest in  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or Safety Gear use in India stems from a business interest that I have. Doing long road trips and train rides do this thing to you - that you  are never short of ideas to pursue. Starting a business in manufacturing PPE for construction and building industry is one … Continue reading On use of safety gear in the Indian Industry (Part 2)

This Indian attitude: On use of safety gear in Indian Industry (Part 1)

While I still struggle with framing the argument for this economics paper that I had to turn in a last week, here goes the abstract. Folks reading could give me a thought or two to help, or just go poke holes to reveal its flaws. Schematics by @praveenasridhar The question- why does India exhibit such … Continue reading This Indian attitude: On use of safety gear in Indian Industry (Part 1)

From Development Economics to Beat Generation

Here is an economist (and sociologist) describing his journey from economics (of the Chicago school) to immersing himself in the Kerouac-Ginsberg inspired Beat Generation. This in a way is amusing for the intense disillusion (or disgust?) that economic thought can bring about and how apparent outlandish, esoteric forms of literature serve as the final refuge. … Continue reading From Development Economics to Beat Generation