Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on macroeconomic volatility’s impact on productivity growth

New Delhi, Oct 15 : It has long been recognised that productivity growth and the business cycle are closely interrelated. Yet, until recently, the two phenomena have been investigated separately in the literature on economics. “Volatility and Growth” (Oxford University Press), co-authored by Nobel Economics laureate Abhijit Banerjee and Philippe Aghion, provides the first consistent […]

Disagreement with parents not disrespect: Smriti Irani

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Stressing that disagreement with parents was not disrespect, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said on Saturday that respecting diametrically opposing views was what kept families together. “Parents should not consider it a disrespect if their children disagree with them. Indeed, diametrically views should not be disrespected,” she said […]