April 16, 2013

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RQ | More Karnataka: Averaging between ULB elections and 2008 elections

Recently I met my MLA, who is from the BJP, and told him about my analysis extrapolating from the recent urban local body elections, which gave Congress an absolute majority. He countered that the BJP has never been strong at...

Reforming the financial sector

Appointed by the Government of India in 2011, the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) submitted its report in March. Had this Commission completed its work before 2008, it might have stood a better chance of being taken seriously for...

RQ | India State Wise Road Density

Roads are one of the strongest measures of economic activity. The denser the road network in a particular area, the easier it is for people in the area to connect with and trade with each other, thus leading to a...

RQ | Growth in Per Capita Consumption Expenditure

Measuring people’s incomes is a hard task. There is considerable incentive to both under and overestimate one’s own income while responding to a survey. Thus, a good proxy for measuring incomes is to look at the total consumption expenditure. One...