Capitalism, cooperative, Publications

COOPERATIVE: Ideal for an Egalitarian Big Society

A wave of thoughts came into my mind about the new economy after reading some mind-blowing books written by Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, Robert Shiller, Thomas Picketty, Jeffery Shacks and Paul Collier. They have put the global population – who have very limited access to the resources - at the centre of their debate and raised a concern… Continue reading COOPERATIVE: Ideal for an Egalitarian Big Society

Basic Income, Capitalism, Living Wage, Publications

Changing workforce: Living Wage or Basic Income

Due to the implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR), the workforce is being changed by artificial intelligence (AI) that includes digitalisation, robotisation and sophisticated information technology. In other words, the human workforce will be replaced by the robots and there is a higher possibility of being redundant of human in the future from the… Continue reading Changing workforce: Living Wage or Basic Income

food security, Publications, vulnerability, Wall-fare system

Ensuring food security for vulnerable

It was nice to participate in a discussion program with the concerns on  “Ensuring Food Security for Vulnerable". The presentation program was organised by the Enablement Nepal. The INGO works for the well-being of vulnerable people in Nepal especially in the field of physical accessibility where the person with disability has been facing immense barrier… Continue reading Ensuring food security for vulnerable

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food policy,, food security, Publications

Connecting People with Food Policy: Gathering and Translating Live Experiences – 2

…continue from last post. Again, Policy Matter ‘Food policy matters because food affects everyone’ (Hawkes, 2016 p3). The challenges we have been facing currently is what the policymakers did in the past and what they did not do, knowingly or unknowingly. Traditional food policy is narrow, less competitive (Centre for Food Policy, 2016); which is… Continue reading Connecting People with Food Policy: Gathering and Translating Live Experiences – 2

food policy,, food security, Publications

Connecting People with Food Policy: Gathering and Translating Experiences – 1

A Highlight The theme ‘gathering and translating evidence of lived experience of food-related problem’ of the program sounded me very inquisitive before entering the Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre of City, University of London to participate the 2018 City Food Policy Symposium on 25th of April. Although, I am late to share this post however sharing… Continue reading Connecting People with Food Policy: Gathering and Translating Experiences – 1

Economy, opinion, Public-Private Partnership, Publications, Research

Public-Private Partnership: Experience from the UK to Nepal

Introduction The figure of the world is changing fast due to the size of population, technology, public aspiration and development approach. Hunger used to be the problem of developing world but now obesity has also been added to the urgent list . Health care was insufficient and the mortality rate was high but now it… Continue reading Public-Private Partnership: Experience from the UK to Nepal

Banking, inequality, opinion, Publications

Banking, Digitalisation and Inequality

Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR) is on the doorstep. Income inequality and global warming are on the top of future challenges. There is a close link between financial system, digitalisation and economic inequality. Before looking into future, I think, we better start reviewing the past; especially the globalisation era how it went. I picked up some books… Continue reading Banking, Digitalisation and Inequality

economic thought, opinion, Publications

Gross Domestic Happiness- GDH

We celebrated the UN World Happiness Day on March 20th. On the occasion, World Happiness Report 2016 was published by ranking 157 countries and their happiness levels. This is third report since it first published in 2012. Happiness is a feeling of contentment. Perfect happiness comes when all needs of the person are satisfied and… Continue reading Gross Domestic Happiness- GDH

Globalization, Leadership, opinion, Publications

Crisis is the clear absence of leadership

Feeling of ‘sorry’ is the humble and remarkable behaviour of human beings but it is rare in practical life. It seems that there are preachers everywhere without followers.

economic thought, Economy, opinion, Publications

A reply to a thoughtful comment on my blog

This is my reply to a comment by williambean2014 on economic thoughts on my blog that has been reblogged here ... ''Supply creates its own demand'' that is Say’s law from which economics especially law of supply was developing through. I am not fully convinced on it but we have to consider an example of Harry Potter of J K Rowling. The author never worked out for its market before publishing the book. She just wrote in coffee shops and published. Another example is Korean song Gangnam Style of Psy. I think when supply came to the market then demand was created incredibly day by day even unknowingly.