The Land Of Plenty


Immortal words were penned 233 years ago by the luminary Thomas Jefferson:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, . . . → Read More: The Land Of Plenty

Parsing the Budget Announcements

The Great Recession has induced a unique setting for Indian economic policy. See India in the Great Recession (April 2009) and The setting for the budget speech (May 2009).

These articles emphasise that the dominant story of Indian business cycle fluctuations is the situation with private corporate investment. When this analysis was written (April . . . → Read More: Parsing the Budget Announcements

Online Job Numbers Signal Hiring Bounce for Some

The Conference Board reported this week that there were 3,294,800 online job postings in June on more than 1,200 major Internet job boards.

The postings between January and May signal an improvement from the decline of 1.2 million postings between August 2008 and January 2009.

“Job demand has definitely stabilized since January,” said Gad . . . → Read More: Online Job Numbers Signal Hiring Bounce for Some