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Modi’s India: A Forecast Roundup

Forecasts about Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister-elect, vary around two axes: Effectiveness — whether he will be effective or be thwarted by India’s nature and his own characteristics Ideology — whether he will be ...

Asia shrinks

ChangeWaves last week noted that the landscape of the world economy has changed overnight. With a recalculation by the World Bank, China’s and India’s economies are now much smaller, at least as measured by purchasing power. This is how ...

New global e-readiness rankings

The Economist Intelligence Unit released its 2006 e-readiness rankings yesterday. The index is a measure of a country’s readiness for e-business, judged by Internet access, broadband penetration, innovation, information security, and other ...

India’s “people’s war”

The Maoist insurgency in India may still be a low-intensity conflict, but “looks increasingly like a civil war,” according to the NYT (IHT version here). It is surprisingly widespread, “with toeholds in 13 of 28 Indian ...

World economies to 2050: a wealthier planet

PriceWaterhouseCoopers has released a study of potential growth in the world’s 17 largest economies out to the year 2050. The study forecasts the eclipse of the current developed economies. The E7, largest emerging market economies (China, ...