Author Archives: Goodpal

About Goodpal

I am a firm believer in healthy people (mind and body both), healthy societies and healthy environment. I also undertake content writing and documentation projects. Please feel free to comment, share and broadcast your views. If you wish to write for this blog, please contact me at vj.agra@yahoo.com Thanks for stopping by. Have a Good Day!

India: Growth Vs Development Debate

Five year old Sen-Bhagwati debate has brought into focus the crucial debate around the India’s development path. Should it follow the Western path of GDP growth alone or also focus on developing human capital? And how about sustainability of development? Continue reading

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Is the World Heading Towards a New Global Order?

The world is much changed today. It needs a new set of governing rules; more just and more humane. Continue reading

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A New Measure of National Progress: Social Progress Index (SPI)

It is time that India turn GDP growth into real development of people and society. The Social Progress Index is a useful tool to measure real progress beyond the GDP. Continue reading

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Understanding Poverty, Beyond Lack of Income

Poverty is a human development issue; not an income issue alone. Continue reading

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Why Has Capitalism Failed the Poor?

Capitalism focuses on people with capital; it naturally leaves behind the poor without money. Continue reading

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Global Economics of Rich Getting Richer and Increasing Inequalities

Rising inequality is a serious threat to global well-being. Rich 1% practically own and decide everything while the poor remain poor. Continue reading

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Understanding Poverty, Beyond Lack of Income

Poverty is much more than lack of income; it is inherently multidimensional and must be seen as such. Continue reading

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