Sharad Joshi: An Economist Who Worked for India’s Farmers

Sharad Joshi: An Economist Who Worked for India’s Farmers

Exiting 2015, India lost one of her free market champions, Sharad Anantarao Joshi. At a time when farmer suicides are becoming rampant across the nation, someone like Joshi, with his ideas for agriculture, will be sorely missed. Many have called

Sharad Joshi: An Economist Who Worked for India’s Farmers

Sharad Joshi: An Economist Who Worked for India’s Farmers

Posted by: on Jan 31, 2016 | No Comments

Exiting 2015, India lost one of her free market champions, Sharad Anantarao Joshi. At a time when farmer suicides are becoming rampant across the nation, someone like Joshi, with his ideas for agriculture, will be sorely missed. Many have called

What Lies in Store for the Indian Economy?

What Lies in Store for the Indian Economy?

Posted by: on Jan 22, 2016 | No Comments

In an interview with Indian Express, in November 2015, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, “The biggest strength of India and the silver lining is its resilience. Our systematic firewalls have to be such that the ability to resist the

Will Macau Steal Las Vegas’ Crown in 2016?

Will Macau Steal Las Vegas’ Crown in 2016?

Posted by: on Jan 13, 2016 | No Comments

Unfortunately, Santa forgot to visit Macau in 2015. The year didn’t start off too well for this gambling destination, seemed to get worse as it progressed and ended in disappointment, with revenue down 34% from the 2014 levels. So, which casino

Global Economic Outlook 2016

Global Economic Outlook 2016

Posted by: on Jan 4, 2016 | No Comments

With the world still seeming to recover from the last Great Depression, concerns regarding the global economy and its impact closer to home, in India, only seem appropriate. Bidding adieu to 2015, Managing Director of the International

A Constitutional Monarchy that is a Free Market – The Paradox of Bahrain

A Constitutional Monarchy that is a Free Market – The Paradox of Bahrain

Posted by: on Dec 26, 2015 | No Comments

The kingdom of Bahrain is no more than an archipelago consisting of thirty islands in the Persian Gulf. However, when it comes to liberalism of economy, it surprisingly leads most countries of the world. The 2015 Index of Economic

Phil Ivey: The Tiger Woods of Poker

Phil Ivey: The Tiger Woods of Poker

Posted by: on Dec 15, 2015 | No Comments

Phillip Dennis Ivey Junior was born on February 1, 1976 in Riverside California and moved to one of the biggest gambling states, New Jersey, when he was three months old. Before you start to wonder if the likeness to Tiger Woods is

Will the Gaming Votes Initiative be a Game Changer?

Will the Gaming Votes Initiative be a Game Changer?

Posted by: on Dec 5, 2015 | No Comments

Americans will elect their 45th President on November 8, 2016. Other than the fact that a casino magnate is the early Republican frontrunner in the polls, there has been another unique feature of this election, in favour of the gaming

Dr. Roy Spencer: The Meteorologist Who is a Free Market Thinker

Dr. Roy Spencer: The Meteorologist Who is a Free Market Thinker

Posted by: on Nov 26, 2015 | No Comments

It is rare to come across a person who is as diverse as Roy Spencer. He describes himself as a climatologist, author and a former NASA scientist. Other than his many contributions academically, he is also attributed with many memorable

Brazil on the Path to a Different Revolution

Brazil on the Path to a Different Revolution

Posted by: on Nov 18, 2015 | No Comments

Brazil was considered to have the sixth largest economy in the world, both by nominal GDP and purchasing power. In 2012, its economy surpassed the United Kingdom, and Forbes ranked the country as being home to the fifth largest number of

Halloween: It’s the Season to be Gambling

Halloween: It’s the Season to be Gambling

Posted by: on Nov 11, 2015 | No Comments

While all festivals fuel the gaming world, Halloween – the predominantly American festival of remembering the dead – is one that sees myriad bonuses on offer, both for online gamers and casino goers. The celebrations begin well in advance and