Posts Tagged ‘India’

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    The Solution to India’s Population Boom

    Jul 22, 13 • 305 Views • No Comments

    Rapid population increase has long been a concern of the global community. China has boasted highest population for many years, but by 2021, India will take that title. Although India’s overall birthrate has fallen over the years, the birthrate in rural...  [read more]

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    Do Brazilians or Russians Work Shorter Hours?

    Feb 7, 13 • 378 Views • No Comments

    Brazil or Russia? Who tends to work shorter hours? Who takes longer lunch hours? Who watches more TV? Who is more likely to sleep 8 hours or more each night?   Brazil was the correct answer to every question. My source of data was a Jana emerging markets...  [read more]

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    A Safety Net: Will India Copy Brazil?

    Jan 8, 13 • 482 Views • No Comments

    If anyone asks you about India’s anti-poverty initiative, just say UID and CCT. India’s current welfare-in-kind social support system is woefully inefficient. Sort of like a leaky pipeline, a part of the food, fuel, and fertilizer that the Indian...  [read more]

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    Beer Economics

    Nov 8, 12 • 568 Views • No Comments

    In China, 1/2 liter of beer costs 9 minutes of work. To calculate how many minutes of work it takes to buy beer in 150 countries, Swiss bank UBS researchers divided the median wage in that country by the price of 1/2 liter from a retailer. Their results?...  [read more]

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    India’s Car Horns

    Oct 7, 12 • 275 Views • No Comments

    Standing near a busy intersection in Calcutta, you would hear a horn honk every 3 seconds. Or, as one Audi India executive explained, “With the amount of honking in Mumbai, we do on a daily basis what an average German does on an annual basis.” As...  [read more]