Category: Economics

Are the Transnational Corporations unstoppable human right violators?

The birth of globalization was followed by the emergence of the international actor -Transnational Corporations (TNCs) worldwide that established interwoven relationships with the society creating unapparent and unexpected consequences. TNCs are the mammoths of the modern globalized day with enormous international political and economical influence. The combined revenues and sales of a few top Transnational […]

Capital Markets in India: An Overview

In India, from securities to money and money to capital, the whole market is incomplete without Securities Exchange Board of India. It is an entity that governs all the sectors of the market. Capital market is basically, a market for raising huge amount of funds for a longer period of time, which is really risky. […]

Shale Gas Geopolitics

Abstract Shale gas is the natural gas that is trapped within the shale formations. Shales are fine-grained sedimentary rocks that are considered to be rich sources of petroleum and natural gas. Over the past few years, the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has given access to large volumes of shale gas that were […]

CSR as an Emerging Approach to Promoting Integrity and Corporate Governance

Introduction “Business has a responsibility beyond its basic responsibility to its shareholders; a responsibility to a broader constituency that includes its key stakeholders: customers, employee, NGOs, government – the people of the communities in which it operates.” – Courtney Pratt, Former CEO Toronto Hydro. Ecology and economy are both derived from the Greek word oikos, which […]

Human Trafficking

A grave offence, trafficking in persons is broadly defined as a type of contemporary slavery comprising the use of violence, force, deception and coercion by traffickers in order to dominate their victims. The existence of the elements of force, violence and coercion espouses that there was no free consent given by the victim.A heinous violation […]

Clothing and equipment guidelines of international sports bodies vis-a-vis religious practices and beliefs of participating athletes

To what extent, if any, should clothing and equipment guidelines of international sports bodies accommodate religious practices and beliefs of participating athletes? In his book “Beyond the pleasure principle”[1] Neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud had studied a two year old boy in Vienna. The mother of the child travelled often and usually, the […]

The Left-wing Government in Greece and the Introduction of a New Currency

Nestled between Yugoslavia and the Mediterranean Sea, marking the south eastern edge of Europe, Greece always had a fascinating history to draw the world’s attention towards itself.  However, today, there’s a new history in the making, a break with the past, a newly emerging political and economic order that has wedged a significant crack on […]

Make In India: The need for appropriate Labour Reforms

The vision for ‘Make in India’ was laid down by Prime Minister Modi, in his Independence day speech in August 2014 and was formally launched in September 2014. The Make in India campaign has been introduced to give a push to India’s manufacturing sector and to create millions of jobs by transforming the country into […]

Call for Papers

Alexis Foundation hereby invites original research papers on the following themes for publication in a book series: Theme 1 – War, Terrorism and National Security Sub-Themes 1. Forms of Terrorism that have plagued the world 2. New forms of warfare e.g. Cyber etc and measures to counter them 3. Using National Security to violate/oppress the […]

Brexit – The British Exit

As Britain gears up for a referendum on June 23rd on whether or not to remain within the EU, the campaign for both sides has gone up a notch. The Remain campaigners include the Labour Party, the Scottish National Party and the Social Democratic and Labour Party among others. The Leave campaigners include the Eurosceptic […]

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