Author Archives: Manju Bansal
Students analyzed around 1.5 million crime records from 2003-2012 that the City of San Francisco has made publicly available and overlaid additional data sets (location of liquor stores, presence of graffiti, presence of a police precinct in the neighborhood) to get a more comprehensive picture of crime in San Francisco.
As countries experience rapid growth, it is not unusual to see fault lines develop where the old edges up against the new. It is no different in , although with a billion plus residents and burdensome poverty, the scale and magnitude of the fault lines remain formidable. What Mark Twain called the “cradle of the [...]
A few days ago, New Delhi announced a policy opening India’s notoriously fragmented and inefficient retail sector for a 51% foreign ownership in multi-brand retail (think Wal-Mart) and 100% ownership in single-brand retail (think Niketown). This was political football at its finest – retail giants like Tesco (UK), Carrefour (France) and Wal-Mart (US) versus the [...]