Construction, a term that encompasses activities related to the creation of physical infrastructure and related activities plays a crucial role in the economy of any country. It has been estimated that output of the sector comprises a significant share of 40 to 60 percent of gross fixed capital formation...
Tehreem Husain is an economist by training and ex-central banker. She is an enthusiast of economic history especially that of British India.
10/05/2017 11:58 BST
It was found that due to the nature of their work and the expected advance of machine intelligence, there is a 95% chance that chartered accountants would be replaced by some form of automation in the course of 20 years.
09/05/2017 11:09 BST
02/05/2017 15:57 BST
22/11/2016 12:02 GMT
Academics have long warned of the negative impacts of macroeconomic and political uncertainty on private investment. Amongst other detrimental impacts, uncertainty causes relatively risk averse behavior by investors resulting in delays in executing investment decisions. Recently, uncertainty regarding the UK economy is attributed to the Brexit referendum where Britain voted to leave the European Union.
03/11/2016 16:00 GMT
Uncertainty can prove to be detrimental if not effectively managed at the right time and can give rise to tough challenges for economic managers and central bankers alike.
19/10/2016 14:51 BST
I made my four year old participate in the reading challenge. His excitement was palpable every time he picked a book from the children's section and collected a Sir Quentin Blake illustrated card in his folder. Upon completion of the challenge he was awarded a shiny gold medal and a certificate- a 'gloriumptious' (glorious and wonderful) moment
22/09/2016 16:59 BST
I recall a famous Latin proverb at this point: 'By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn'. Teaching these children has practically demonstrated to me some very important lessons in life. That a spirit which imbibes the willingness to learn is stronger than the sharpest blade. That an environment that fosters love, support and encouragement can make broken, battered souls shine. And that learning and education is the true beacon to fight darkness in this world
03/08/2016 12:53 BST
SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more