Today evening embodies the Lutyens seminar circuit, with the book launch of an Indian American Policy Wonk Milan Vaishnav’s book launch ‘When Crime Pays’ about crime and money in Indian Politics. Prof Yogendra Yadav was wonderful with his academic depth and ground level insights. I sat beside the Chief Economic Advisor and quipped about the … More Ethnographic note about a book launch in Lutyens
I disagree with Prof Funk, with whom I had exchanged mails way back in 2010. Academic research focuses on the fundamentals, the market is not the audience for such outputs. The output is the basis for applied research as rightly articulated in the article. Academia is a place to experiment, take long shots and so … More My response to an article in the Straits Times by Prof Jeff Funk
Non profits are essentially organisations such as any other, the only difference is that they work on the lifecycle of an idea, this idea is intertwined with social justice. The enterprise is the machine, moral aspect is the idea.