Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Sequester

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Obama who had critiqued the Iraq war as a dumb war at one time, after that war’s end is fighting a dumb 10-year war of economic recovery at home where passing the federal budget … Continue reading

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Redevelopment Of Dharavi, Mumbai

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa One of Asia’s largest slums, Dharavi in Mumbai, has caught the attention of National Geographic in 2007, and the World Economic Forum and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation within the past year. … Continue reading

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Sustainable Hyderabad

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The following graphic is a schematic of transit oriented development toward a sustainable Hyderabad. The gray portions represent road and rail infrastructure and the white portions are green living/working areas. The city center is … Continue reading

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The Sustainability Space

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The following table lays out the stakeholders in the global sustainability space. It is representative but not exhaustive.

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India: Economic Outlook

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Indian economy is slowing. 2012 has not been the best year for agriculture – the largest of the 3 economic sectors and industrial output is also declining. Slowdowns in United States and Europe have … Continue reading

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United States: Economic Outlook

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa (Since I wrote this article BEA revised 2012 Quarter IV GDP to +0.4% on March 28th from -0.1% on January 30th. Still, effectively, within margin of statistical error, US economy is at a standstill.) … Continue reading

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United States: Comment On The 2013 State Of The Union

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa President Obama delivered his State of the Union address to the joint session of the United States Congress on February 12, 2013. He laid out his policy agenda for his second term in office … Continue reading

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