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Sibin Sabu

Independent Researcher with a passion for policy making

Sibin Sabu works at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad as an Academic Associate. He was earlier a Researcher with Centre for Public Policy Research, a think-tank based in Cochin.

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Here's How Surge Pricing Could Work More Fairly For Consumers

Why people do find surge pricing acceptable for airlines and the Indian Railways, but not for taxi services? This could be due to two factors: (a) the dynamicity of the price fluctuation which is highly unpredictable and (b) because of the extent to which public relies on these services. Fortunately, there are several possible solutions to the surge pricing conundrum.
13/05/2016 8:24 AM IST
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Need For Speed: Why Policymakers Need To Give Air Travel Top Priority

Last month, a relative of mine returned from the UK after five long years. When I asked him what he felt coming back to India, he said that it was like travelling in a tram after a bullet train ride. Life had slowed down. Transportation, in particular, was painfully slow. In the course of our conversation, he asked me whether we still considered aviation as a luxury or as an essential commodity. This question got me thinking and as a researcher, I turned to numbers for answers.
07/04/2016 8:28 AM IST