Benefits of immigration?

Well considered article from Martin Wolf in FT. “I am the child of refugees. My parents came to the UK to escape Hitler. Their arrival saved their lives. More passionate patriots cannot be imagined. It is not surprising that I believe Europe has a moral obligation to protect refugees. But what should one think about…

Mightily different | Bagehot

Workers on tap | The on-demand economy Charles Handy back in the 1990’s flagged the changes coming in the way in which people would work in the future. Lynda Gratton’s The Shift made great reading in 2011 along similar lines. Will be interesting to review this article in 3-4 years time and see where things…

Uber cab rape victim breaks her silence: See something, say something – MSN News

Help wanted: ‘Make in India’ drive lacks skilled labour – MSN News Shortfall in quantum of labour is well known. However, I wasn’t aware of the productivity issue until I was informed yesterday by a senior executive in the construction industry that RC carpenters are delivering less than 30% of the productivity compared to a…

No Proof Required: Why no applause for Modi’s reforms – MSN News Today, inflation is a thirdof what it was last year — from 11 per cent in November 2013 to 4.3 per cent in November 2014; for the WPI, the numbers are 7.6 and 0 per cent, respectively.

Handicapped | The decline of golf After a round of golf yesterday, my second in a year, I can’t help but agree with the analysis.

Prostitution and illegal drugs help UK overtake France in global wealth league – MSN News European economies continue the drift down the global GDP league while China and India continue their upward trajectory…

Fifth Column: The doomsday club – MSN News

Young black men | Who gets murdered

Resized and reshaped | The economic recovery Productivity must surely be a concern…

The rise and fall of Noki…

The rise and fall of Nokia’s Chennai factory BusinessToday | Business Today | Business Today – Mon Aug 4 03:37:21 UTC 2014 Tragedy struck S. Priya, 24, twice in 12 months. At 17, she had been married off to an auto driver in Thiruthani, a temple town 91 km from Chennai. He did little work…