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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Raising the standards of research
Needed are special rewards for academics who publish in top international journals, especially in the areas of mathematics and science. More

EDITORIAL
The rising challenge
India has the world's largest area under rice (44 million hectares), but one of the lowest yields, just about 2 tonnes a hectare. More

ECONOMY
Fundamental principles of economics can be written on one page
Milton Friedman concludes his essay in Lives of the Laureates by declaring that economics is `a fascinating discipline', arguing that its fundamental principles are so simple that they can be written on one page. Taking that forward, William C. Taylo r and Polly LaBarre, explain `why the most original minds in business win' in Mavericks at Work. Charged up reads, says D. MURALI. More

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The global diffusion of IT supply
The OECD's recently released `Information Technology Outlook 2006' analyses the global diffusion of the technology and its use. The evidence from that report and elsewhere, C. P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh argue, points to patter ns and drivers of the process of diffusion that have significant developmental implications. More

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
2006 UNCTAD World Investment Report
Gathering clout of developing-country TNCs

Diverse countries have become home to large transnational corporations and are investing significant amounts of FDI overseas. More

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