Human Development and its effects on Economic Growth and Development

Abstract The focus of this study is to empirically examine the impact of Human Development on Economic Growth and Development in African countries, between 1990 and 2015. The key findings and results of the study suggested the existence of a positive and significant impact of human development on economic growth and development in Africa. The Read More …

Basel III: Cost-Benefit analysis for Indian Banks

Abstract Ever since the global financial crisis hit the world economy in 2008, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has been instrumental in suggesting regulations which will largely enhance the banking system’s ability to absorb economic upheavals. The suggested Basel-III regulations are an improved version of the earlier Basel-II banking regulations. It primarily emphasizes the Read More …

Planning for Smart Cities in the Indian Context

Abstract Smart cities are, in general, perceived to be high technology urban areas. They have been defined by many entities depending upon the business these entities are into. For example, organisations like IBM or Cisco talk about development of smart cities in terms of usage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance the quality Read More …

A Survey of Systemic Risk Analytics

Abstract We provide a survey of 31 quantitative measures of systemic risk in the economics and finance literature, chosen to span key themes and issues in systemic risk measurement and management. We motivate these measures from the supervisory, research, and data perspectives in the main text, and present concise definitions of each risk measure-including required Read More …