ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By P Mohanan Pillai

In Memoriam: K K Subrahmanian

This tribute to K K Subrahmanian, a profound scholar and a wonderful human being, who passed away on 16 October, commemorates his contributions as a teacher, adviser, innovator and a writer. His liberal approach towards sharing knowledge makes him stand head and shoulders above many in terms of the human capital he generated and the social capital he acquired.

Botswana: Growth sans Development

Botswana's economic growth has been unique. It rose from the status of a newly independent underdeveloped state in the 1960s to become one of Africa's fastest growing countries by the 1980s. However, economic growth has not been accompanied by a corresponding improvement in development, especially with regard to education and health. Botswana's economy relies largely on its mineral and cattle wealth and its dependence on South African industry exercises a constraining influence on the country's future growth prospects.