Posts Tagged ‘license raj’

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    Indian Cola Wars

    Jul 10, 12 • 736 Views • No Comments

    In the Indian Cola market, Coke is #3, Pepsi is #2 and Thums Up is #1. Thums Up? More orangy and fizzy than Coke, Thums Up was created by local businessmen when Coke left India in 1977.  Coke exited with Pepsi because a new law mandated that they would have...  [read more]

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    India’s Planning Problems

    Jun 25, 12 • 450 Views • No Comments

    India has a jute shortage that will affect a lot more than bags. Our story began decades ago with India’s “license raj,” a bureaucratic reign (raj) that followed the British colonial raj. What to produce, who to hire, how much to pay, when...  [read more]