Month: December 2019

PoliticsPublic Policy

Representation of the bureaucracy

Why is it that bureaucracies tend to be represented by people of certain class, ethnic group or gender. For example, why are some parts of the bureaucracy dominated by males and some other parts of the bureaucracy by females? Why is it that top officers in a bureaucracy usually come from a certain school, occupied…

Business and EconomicsPublic Policy

Can big data divide us?

The internet and technologies associated with it, are great social, economic and political leveler. Facebook, twitter, online publications have democratized knowledge. They have changed how we perceive power structures. With the internet, information is no longer the monopoly of the few in the power hierarchy. But as much as we are impressed with the ubiquitous…