Globalization

Trade-GDP Ratio: Meaning and India’s Ratio

February 14, 2017

The trade-to-GDP ratio is obtained by dividing trade over a period by GDP of same period. It is expressed as percentage of GDP. It is also used as a measure of openness of an economy and thus is called trade openness ratio. Trade GDP Ratio – World, India and...

Economic Survey 2016-17: Chapter-2: Economic Vision For Precocious, Cleavaged India

February 14, 2017

“Democracy” has allowed India to show a robust performance in economic growth yet, there are  serious challenges that underline the poor democracy with deep social fissures in the country. Due to these challenges, the economic survey calls India a precocious, cleavaged democracy. As highlighted in chapter-1, these...

Rise Of National-Populists Across The World In Recent Years

January 24, 2017

With the election of Donald Trump as the President of USA, many countries from America to Europe have started witnessing the rise of populism again around the world. Who is a Populist? The word ‘populism’ is derived from the Latin word populous which means people in English....

Impacts of Globalization on Indian Economy

October 31, 2016

Globalization is seen as a process defining the growing interdependence between various economies of the world. The term is also used specifically for economic globalisation which stands for aligning regional economies with the global economies through the vehicle of trade, FDI, flow of capital, technological advancement and...

Impacts of Globalization on Aged Population of India

October 31, 2016

Globalization along with industrialisation, urbanization and technological changes has affected all segments of population including aged persons everywhere. The positive and negative impacts of Globalization on older people can be summarized as follows: Positive Impacts Healthcare This is one of the major benefits to the old age...

Impacts of Globalization on Religion

October 31, 2016

Religion and globalisation have always shared a relation of struggle and conflict. Globalisation has generally been linked with economic and political interdependence which ultimately has brought people closer and effect of no event is isolated but is felt in far-off places too. It has shifted the cultural...

Impacts of Globalization on Higher Education

October 31, 2016

The higher education structure in India has served as both agent and object of the globalization and impacts of Globalization on it are immense and diverse, encompassing positive and negative changes. Globalization has not only underlined the need for higher education reforms but also wider utilization of...

Impacts of Globalisation upon Children

October 30, 2016

Children are the future of every nation, yet they form one of the most vulnerable sections of the society. Childhood is a fragile phase where one needs proper care along with accurate guidance at every step to be able to successfully master the art of living. Children...

What is Alter-globalisation?

October 5, 2015

Alter-globalisation stands for alternative globalisation. It is a social movement that seeks to retain and preserve the positive aspects of globalisation while simultaneously doing away with the negative effects of globalisation. Simply put, it aims to make popular a better and alternative version to globalisation. The movement...

Effects of globalization on women in India

January 31, 2015

Over the ages, women in India have faced the problems such as patriarchy and social pressure; caste based discrimination and social restrictions; inadequate access to productive resources; poverty; insufficient facilities for advancement; powerlessness and exclusion etc. However, the new circumstances created by globalization are diverse, encompass all...

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