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  • Sumita Kale: The other imbalance

    A study shows happiness has declined more rapidly for women than for men in the US... ...
  • Demand Curve Indicus Mint Series - Why some cities are getting younger and some are not

    One factor that influences the number of young people in a city is its attractiveness for migrants and then there are educational considerations....
  • FE INDICUS POLICY SERIES - The economics of chhota recharge

    Just five years ago, the Indian telecom industry barely included the poor. The country had a teledensity of 7/100 people, but in rural India 100 people were served by only 1.5 phones. ...
  • Back decisions with right consumer data bookmark

    There is no workable definition of who the affluent are and how their affluence impacts their consumption, notes The Indicus Consumer Handbook: The Marketer’s Guide to Indian Consumers, edited by Laveesh Bhandari ( www.pearsoned.co.in). ...
  • Demand Curve Indicus Mint Series - India is witnessing a durables revolution

    As incomes increase, media reach increases, electrification spreads and education levels rise, and the demand for durables expand significantly.  ...
  • Beyond the fields

    In addition to the rural to urban transition, a farm to non-farm transition is necessary. ...
  • Lower production and high MSP keep food prices high

    An analysis of price movements in the past three months reveals a handful of food products such as cereals, pulses and sugar have kept the headline inflation rate, earlier predicted to go below zero by April-end, in the positive terrain. ...
  • Sumita Kale: Are speculators evil?

    The impact of their actions on prices is not conclusive - and overzealous regulations could add to the problem. ...
  • Demand Curve Indicus Mint Series - How cities define size of households

    Cities that are growing rapidly and have high levels of in-migration also tend to have smaller households. ...
  • Inflation rises to 0.7%

    The inflation rate, measured by the wholesale price index (WPI), marginally rose to 0.7 per cent for the week ended April 25 from 0.57 per cent for the previous week.  ...
  • Indian homes have more beds than mattresses

    Indians are gradually waking up to the joys of an affluent lifestyle with greater penetration of durable and consumer goods even though floor space at home is at a premium, says a new consumers’ primer. ...
  • Election code prevents release of CPI numbers

    The Model Code of Conduct for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections has come in the way of release of routine economic data like the consumer price indices. ...
  • Demand Curve Indicus Mint Series - How multiple-income family types differ across cities

    As India and Indian consumers change rapidly, there is one churn that has already played out in urban India. The joint family is dead and the extended family is dying. It is now the era of nuclear families. ...
  • FE-INDICUS POLICY SERIES - You scratch my bank, I scratch yours

    In 2005, RBI set up a roadmap for policy on foreign bank presence in the country, giving it a four-year trial period before reviewing it in April 2009....
  • 101 Markets 2009: Youth do not define consumer markets

    In the first session of 101 Markets: India beyond the Metros, a day-long seminar organised by afaqs! to highlight the marketing potential and importance of the emerging towns of India, Laveesh Bhandari, founder director of Indicus Analytics, an economics ...
  • Bihar government, NTPC trade charges on electricity problem

    While NTPC operates two plants in Bihar, they are not owned by the state government and their output can only be accessed indirectly from the central pool. ...
  • Sumita Kale: The 'Olympic effect'

    Hosting the Olympics is associated with a permanent and positive rise of 30 per cent in exports....
  • Big on voter count, small on results

    Voters believe that their single biggest challenge is water contamination causing disease and disabilities. ...
  • Malnourishment: prevalent but not an issue for this year’s polls

    Only 11.1% of children are fully immunized in Guna, while half of the children here do not receive any check-ups. ...
  • Demand Curve Indicus Mint Series - Smaller towns are more affected by the monsoon

    So far manufacturing & service industries have been flagging in these cities, but the combination of high agricultural activity & production of commercial crops makes these towns ideal locations for processing of these agricultural products....