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    Education and Skills 16 July 2015

    To Rescue Greece, Invest in Skills and Small Business

    If Greece's creditors seek to help the country eventually stand on its own two feet, it should provide the debt relief that could make Greek products more competitive internationally. Supporting businesses is one side of the equation. The other part is investing in human capital.

    by Sabina Dewan, Abhijnan Rej
    Others 15 July 2015

    Emerging From Debt, Creating Jobs: Lessons From Greece

    Sovereign debt and its sustainability is becoming a widespread concern. This report maps the four likely scenarios Greece faces, but these could very well be the choices other countries face in the near future.

    by Abhijnan Rej
    Others 2 July 2015

    Two Myths Around Grexit

    The possibility of a Grexit needs to be carefully evaluated, not in terms of doomsday myths but in terms of real social and political consequences.

    by Abhijnan Rej

    Setting the Record Straight on the Ex-im Bank and Jobs

    If it is American jobs that the Ex-Im Bank seeks to support, such reforms must be a priority. But to kill the Bank altogether is a bit like throwing the baby out with the bath water.

    by Abhijnan Rej
    Welfare and Rights 15 June 2015

    Has Chinese Growth Been Jobless?

    Running some basic statistical tests shows that the rise of GDP and the fall of unemployment are highly correlated in China, dispelling London School of Economics professor Keyu Jin's controversial assertion that China's economic growth has had little impact on the employment situation.

    by Abhijnan Rej
    MSMEs 1 June 2015

    Internationalizing India’s MSME Sector

    Sweden defines a small business is that it should have not have a turnover exceeding 5 million Euros. On the other hand India's definition of an MSME is one based on fixed investment in equipment. Comparing a Swedish small business to an Indian one is like comparing meatballs with dosa.

    by Abhijnan Rej

    “Make in India” Needs a “Served by India” Complement

    While there is no denying that rapid expansion of manufacturing remains the time-tested method for economic growth and job creation, there is evidence that manufacturing volume may not be the best proxy for long-run economic prosperity of a country.

    by Abhijnan Rej

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