Sunday 18 Apr '10CK was my teacher at IIM Ahmedabad, and remained my teacher ever after. I used to joke with him that I was like Eklavya, getting wisdom from his writings and speeches, shamelessly sponging off every nugget and dollop of wisdom that came my way from his direction.
Thursday 16 Jul '09Domestic consumption growth is what our hopes are pinned on now, in order to get the economy back on the fast growth track. The bet is that putting more money into the hands of aam aadmi, one way or another, and not making the rich feel bad by taxing them further, will make people spend more on consumption.
Wednesday 10 Dec '08The primary problem at this juncture is not the lack of consumer demand, but the lack of funds desperately needed by companies to stay afloat on a week to week basis. This, if not addressed soon, will cause corporate collapses, leading to job losses and business associates collapsing, leading to more job losses, and a shattered faith in the economy.