Advertisements at Oxford has just completed a ten-year project to digitise thousands of works in Chinese pre-modern history. The collection of one hundred thousand images are now freely available worldwide to anyone here: https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/collections/chinese-digitization-project/
Advertisements PhD Project Title: Capitalism and Globalisation: Do social ties matter? Research Focus Focused on exploring the long-term trends in capitalism and entrepreneurship, my research studies the interactions between globalisation and the social ties binding Indian businesses during the years 1857-1970. Research Interests Economic history, business history and social science history. The relationship between capitalism,… Continue reading PhD project
Bicycle manufacturing is a complex chain of production that passes through a global value chain which is currently adversely affected by the pandemic.
Advertisements I wrote this for @moneycontrolcom and the inspiration came from my brother. More than a decade after he left high school, he invested in a bicycle. This reminded me of our favourite wheels as children — Atlas cycles. COVID-19 and the restrictions it imposed had clearly tested the patience of thousands like him who… Continue reading Can Atlas Cycles make a comeback?
Advertisements Interesting new paper on the evolution of Indian capitalism that challenges the age-old trope of exceptionalism of the West and Asia’s fall. A little brief on the paper and full download can be found here,
Advertisements Interesting research on firms and their capacity to take risks. While firms may be risk averse, employees can be evaluated on what they can control and not on what they can not control. This and more useful points here. https://conversableeconomist.blogspot.com/2020/06/are-firms-too-risk-averse.html