Blogs Written by Saon Ray

India’s cities: limiting entrepreneurship?

Opinion Author: Saon Ray

Is entrepreneurship getting inhibited in India due to there being too few cities? Ghani et al. (2014) examine the spatial determinants of entrepreneurship in India in the manufacturing and services sectors. They find that local education levels and physical infrastructure quality play a role in promoting entry.

Humanitarianism and resilience: Engaging the private sector

Opinion Author: Saon Ray

Rising temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, and more severe weather events are being observed worldwide.  It is in this context that the role and importance of the private sector in increasing the resilience of communities to withstand climate related disasters needs to be highlighted. All businesses irrespective of size, location, products, and services depend on weather and climate. Addressing the uncertainties created by changing climate requires risk management strategies.