Given the rising inequality in many developing countries, the ways in which governments measure and tackle poverty are suspect.

Current economic conditions in the US and China imply that the post-crisis global economy will experience a return to large macroeconomic imbalances.
The tax demand made of Shell India is absurd and harmful.
Companies may not admit it, but many of them do imitate their successful rivals' business practices
Already the biggest car market, China now wants to lead the world in clean-energy vehicles.
Company boards have to be more vigilant for good corporate governance in India.
Barring a small Commodities Transaction Tax, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram left the commodities' sector well alone.
What the recent visits, in quick succession, of the French president and the British prime minister, mean for India.
Even a decade after the Indian private sector entered defence production, it remains a peripheral player.
There is a need to ensure that policies boosting investment in one part of the world match policies boosting consumption in other parts.
The US presidential election has deep implications for the country's immigration policy and also has lessons for governments around the world.
Former P&G India CEO Gurcharan Das says the growing middle class will bring about a defining change in Indian politics.
We have often found HR managers struggling to clearly outline the process of pay decisions at the executive level.