Where is India in Internet Adoption?

Where is India in terms of usage of the Internet? One way to think about this question is to look at specific application areas. I saw two fragments of evidence today:

Online trading Writing in Hindu Business Line, Rajalakshmi Sivam has interesting information about the share of online trading on NSE:

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Flawed Market in College Football Scheduling

As a Badger football fan it’s pretty hard to get excited about Wofford this weekend. But it’s not hard to understand why the school schedules games like this. As this article from Sports Madison.com states, the extra home game is worth millions of dollars to the athletic department. Wofford does not expect the Wisconsin . . . → Read More: Flawed Market in College Football Scheduling

Can Private Health Insurance Work?

Efforts to fix our health insurance system have found no found shortage of critical flaws in the “market”. I have yet to hear a coherent argument for the continued existence of private health insurance. Health care differs in three critical ways from traditional markets. Taken together I doubt that it is even conceivable for . . . → Read More: Can Private Health Insurance Work?