Friday, January 21, 2022
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-corporate-performance-3-value-added-is-extremely-important-for-developing-countries   Corporate groups-3 VA and exports are excellent indicators of financial performance By RN Bhaskar (the first two parts of this series can be found at https://asiaconverge.com/2021/11/money-makes-the-world-go-round/  and https://asiaconverge.com/2021/12/corporate-groups-2-are-they-profitable/ In this last part of our series on analysing the performance of  corporate groups, we look...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/fpj-edit-gloom-worries-economy-watchers Signs of gloom worry economy watchers in India RN Bhaskar – 28 November 2019 The government refuses to admit this. But all the reports compiled by experts appear to suggest that the economic gloom could get darker in the coming months. ...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/india/policy-watch-here-are-five-reasons-why-indias-qs-scores-should-worry-every-indian Five reasons why India’s QS Scores should worry every Indian RN Bhaskar -- June 18, 2020 The terrible performance of Indian educational institutions on the QS score ranking (see chart) was to have been expected. And was it just coincidental that...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/pending-cases-and-political-criminality/694252 Pending cases - how the mafia gains legitimacy There is one question most social scientists have been grappling with for ages – what is the difference between a government and the mafia? After all, both collect protection money, though the...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/king-coals-rise-decline-and-eventual-fall-r-n-bhaskar/912190 King Coal is rapidly losing market relevance Few thought this would ever happen. In fact, if you plot a chart of coal demand in the UK for the period 1860 till 2020 (http://about.bnef.com/presentations/liebreich-state-of-the-industry-keynote-bnef-summit-2016/  also see chart), the image tells you...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-a-novel-way-to-resolve-the-bank-npa-issue/1078090 Is there a way to handle NPAs and yet save the Indian banking system? — By RN Bhaskar | Jun 01, 2017 06:47 am   Sometimes, it is important for finance ministers to consider the valuation approach in order to resolve the non-performing...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/is-india-emerging-as-aircraft-repair-hub-r-n-bhaskar/1255629 Will the govt allow India's AIESL to emerge as Asia's aircraft repair hub? — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 12, 2018 Last month, the government announced that it had appointed the consultancy firm EY as the transaction advisor for Air India’s strategic sale...
R N Bhaskar 1 June 2015 On 25 March 2015, the Union Ministry of Shipping announced a revised vision of the Sagarmala concept that Prime Minister Vajpayee talked about more than 15 years ago.  Among other things, it introduced – for...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/business/policy-watch-why-indias-investment-policies-are-perplexing-even-myopic Investments: India’s policies are perplexing, even misguided RN Bhaskar  --  30 April 2020 Deng Xiaoping, the former premier of the People’s Republic of China, had famously said "It doesn't matter whether a cat is black or white, as long as it...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-wrong-diagnosis-and-refusal-to-accept-warning-signals-were-responsible-for-indias-slippage India's economy - the clock is invariably slow Ah! the clock is always slow.// It is later than you think – Robert W Service (https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46651/it-is-later-than-you-think) RN Bhaskar There was a time when most people had the confidence that the economy would be pulled...