Solutions to Global Scarcity in 2030: A Way Forward?

October 12, 2013

What challenges does the world face for 2030? By 2030, technology will have advanced at a rate far beyond the predictive capacity available today as technology expands in efficiency at an exponential rate. As a result, technology will meet limits in terms of physical constraints. New...

The Indian Diaspora – Past, Present and Future (Part III)

February 06, 2013

Ashok Rao, a serial entrepreneur, discusses the Indian Diaspora and its past, present, and future in this three part series. To read part two, click here. III. Success and Future So what is the future for our diaspora? Well, the answer is not that simple and could most accurately be answered...

The Indian Diaspora – Past, Present and Future (Part II)

February 05, 2013

Ashok Rao, a serial entrepreneur, discusses the Indian Diaspora and its past, present, and future in this three part series. To read part one, click here. II. History of the Indian Diaspora  Let us a take a quick look at the Historical Evolution of the Indian Diaspora, which numbers around...

The Indian Diaspora – Past, Present and Future (Part I)

February 04, 2013

Ashok Rao, a serial entrepreneur, discusses the Indian Diaspora and its past, present, and future in this three part series.  When I was asked to write this article on the topic “The Indian Diaspora – Past, Present and Future,” I wondered what could I write that you, the reader, didn't...

An Election to Define the Destiny of America

November 06, 2012

Atul Singh observes that a deeply divided American society is deadlocked over different visions for the future in an uncertain world and, regardless of the result of the election, the battle to define a new American destiny shall continue for another few years. A century ago, Britain was deeply...

“Africa” No More: Why It’s Time to Change the Conversation

October 15, 2012

As economic diversity on the "Hopeful Continent" is on the rise, the world might need a new framework for talking about Africa in the future. In his winning essay for the Fletcher School's “Africa's Turn?” conference (for more information see here), Charlie Warren paints a picture of Africa...

Trade and Technologies: Africa in the Year 2022

October 15, 2012

Ten years from now Africa might be the only remaining developing region in the global race for economic growth. Amy Calfas goes in-depth in her winning essay for Fletcher School's “Africa's Turn?” conference (for background information see here). Few scholars have envisioned a...

Africa’s Turn? The Future of the Continent

October 14, 2012

With Africa being brought into the focus of global attention, Tufts University's Fletcher School discusses insightful ideas on the future of the continent. Five years since the commencement of the worst financial crisis in recent memory, the news out of the global economy is far from cheerful....