Economics

Start Up, Stand Up, Stay Up?

By Sarah Watson — India’s government is faced with the task of not just creating new jobs but of upgrading existing jobs: converting them from low-productivity single-man businesses to high-productivity establishments that create exportable goods. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Start…

Japan’s Upper House Election

By Michael J. Green & Nicholas Szechenyi — On July 10, Japan’s ruling coalition won a comfortable victory in elections for the Upper House of the Diet (parliament), solidifying Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s political power as he seeks to implement…

Update on India’s States: July 7, 2016

U.S. undersecretary of state Thomas Shannon met with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, NCAER offers new study on investment potential of states, Maharashtra’s plan to increase labor flexibility hits union buzzsaw, Andhra-Tamil Nadu dam dispute escalates, Telangana government delegation…