There will be a greater demand for and willingness to use alternative sources of power in Kerala in the future. How should ANERT transition to meet these?
Some changes in behaviour that are needed to address certain well-known issues of underdevelopment in the country.
What can be the criteria for evaluating and designing effective organizations?
Setting up an organization to receive or provide a service is not necessary for all contexts. There may be several other options. At the same time, there are a number of genuine reasons why creating an organization is preferred over other options.
What motivates altruism? Is it self-interest, the desire to acquire money or power, or the compulsion to do the ‘right thing’? All these are examined in detail in this note.
If a set of children get an education or people in a village get healthcare through a development action, how do we calculate these social benefits? Basic ideas from Economics.
In order to enhance the effectiveness of our actions towards environmental protection, we must adopt a strategy informed by rational thinking that does not neglect basic insights and indications.
In general, it is relatively easy to create an asset or implement a project but ensuring that it functions well as long as it lasts requires additional efforts and maintenance.
In the development practice, is there a trade-off between the cost of an action and the benefit from it? When one has already decided to spend a certain amount of money or time why should they consider the costs and benefits of it?
It is important to note the persistence of a high level of poverty and underdevelopment in India, despite its achievements in the economic sphere and the income growth for a relatively smaller section of the society.
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