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Development

13th November – India is making dramatic strides in addressing extreme poverty

In 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030, of which the first two are “ending extreme poverty and hunger”. What is extreme poverty? Extreme poverty is defined as living on less than $1.90 a day, measured in 2011 purchasing power parity prices. What is WPC? The World …

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Dubai’s success story and lessons for India

As governments across the Middle East try to wean themselves off natural resources and build diversified, resilient economies, they should take some lessons from Dubai. It’s a remarkable story. In less than a generation, Dubai has transformed itself into a major centre for investment, commerce, and high-end culture. Although the 2008 global financial crisis hit …

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