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By Surojit Mahalanobis NEW DELHI: Behind the beautiful, there is usually the hidden ugly. In order to support every drive for cleanliness, we need to construct dump yards for the waste. Does India have enough dump yards in its length and ... IPA, 1 week ago


By Surojit Mahalanobis While walking out in the morning have you seen waste water spilling out from residences onto the locality roads? Or dirty water drained down in the open through pipelines from uppers floors? Residents, who are ...
 IPA Newspack.com3 weeks ago


By Surojit Mahalanobis NEW DELHI: Burgeoning population today is an asset for a democratic country like India, and not a liability. World's eminent auditor and evaluator, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) recent observation that India could grow ...
 IPA Newspack.com2 months ago

Bayesian History Matching of Complex Infectious Disease Models Using Emulation: A Tutorial and a Case Study on HIV in Uganda

Introduction Complex computer models (hereafter called simulators) are now being used in many scientific disciplines and are becoming increasingly common in basic science, climate modelling, communicable and non-communicable disease epidemiology ...
 Plosone.org4 hours ago
Calcutta Telegraph

A little more deference, please

Newscasters and commentators on the radio and the television channels are at liberty to foam at the mouth. According to them, Narendra Modi has accomplished, by a single imaginative stroke, an astounding revolution in the affairs of this country: ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago
Directions Magazine

Clark Labs of Clark University Now Shipping TerrSet

Clark Labs is pleased to announce that their TerrSet software is now shipping. TerrSet is an integrated constellation of software applications for monitoring and modeling the Earth system. Developed in close cooperation with leading institutions ...
 SpatialNews1 week ago Clark Labs of Clark University Releases TerrSet  Directions Magazine1 month ago

Truth, lies and statistics

The red carpet rolled out for a new generation of economists in New Delhi, and the creation of a new policymaking body, the Niti Ayog, has raised hopes of radical changes in the design of economic policies in the country. But for any meaningful ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Of PMs and their pet economists

Economists who get too close to prime ministers eventually come to grief after their boss is defeated, say T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan If you look at the list below, not one of the economists who became a prime ministerial pet has come out with his reputation unscathed. It is an inherent risk. P C Mahalanobis is derided for his famous model. Sukhamoy Chakravarty has been largely forgotten by everyone. Manmohan Singh is no longer regarded as an economist - even by himself. And Amartya Sen, because ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: Of PMs and their pet economists  Smart Investor2 weeks ago

An Epic Obsession

Bibek Debroy has completed a ten-volume translation of the Mahabharata in English. Inside the mind of an economist with a difference whose daytime job nowadays is the restructuring of Indian Railways and duties as a permanent member of the recently ...
 Open2 weeks ago

India, 2020: A cautionary tale

'If Modi arrived like a juggernaut, he left like a jigsaw puzzle whose pieces were being dismantled bit by bit. It was as if India had seceded quietly from him.' Shiv Viswanathan's social science fiction about India in 2020.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh When the Modi regimes came, the old elites faded away. Politics became open to philistinism. India felt strangely ungummed. Elites are odd groups. People and masses hate them but are often in awe of them. They wield power in little clubs and ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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