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Tourism in Nepal

Tourism is Nepal’s top foreign-exchange earner, and many see it as the country’s most promising economic engine. But while the industry creates tens of thousands of much-needed jobs, plus indirect employment in related industries, this work tend to be menial … Continue reading

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India: from brain drain to brain gain

The indian brain drain began in the 60’s. At this time, the labour market was saturated. So many newly graduates went to the West where the barrier to immigration had been opened recently. The first destination was USA where the Immigration Act fostered the … Continue reading

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India : more and more farmers are killing themselves

The Indian economy is booming. Yet, more and more farmers are killing themselves because they are over-indebted, victims of drought or insufficient harvests, or because they are bankrupted. Indeed, they can’t repay their loans. According to the ministry of agriculture, more than 200.000 … Continue reading

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In India, biotechnology is the new priority

Life sciences could become the new engine for economic growth in India, just as the information technologies in the 90’s. After all, Nehru, the former Indian Prime Minister, considered science was the “solution to eradicate poverty”. Biotechnology companies are already … Continue reading

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The indian capitalism

Despite ( still) being a poor country, India is a new economic giant, an IT and high technologies flagship with an annual growth rate between 7 % and 9 % since 2003. Because of its dynamism, the country could even become the third … Continue reading

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