Publications

  • Winning Companies Invest in Healthy Life Years

    July 27, 2016 | Bain Brief

    When literacy rates became a useful predictor of a nation’s economic prospects, the world changed. Societies realized that investing in education not only improved the lives of their citizens, it also lifted GDP, and governments got on board. Something similar is happening with healthy living.

  • Winning with India's Shoppers

    July 21, 2016 | Bain Brief

    What will it take to win in India’s consumer goods market? As consumer goods spending in India increases, it will be more important than ever to understand shopper behavior and boost household penetration across all categories.

  • India Private Equity Report 2016

    May 05, 2016 | Bain report

    Our comprehensive annual report on India's private equity industry examines the factors that contributed to last year's growth and how investors can succeed in 2016 and beyond, even with uncertainties on the horizon.

  • Back to the Future

    April 19, 2016 | Livemint.com

    The inside story of the journey from liberalization to the present day at India’s top business groups.

  • Building Efficient Organizations

    April 13, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Over the next 12 months, thousands of companies will launch initiatives to make their operations more efficient. They will name a leader and a steering committee, build task forces, assemble project plans, set targets—and make the initiative top priority.

  • Healthcare and Economic Growth

    April 05, 2016 | Livemint.com

    It is no secret that health is instrumental to an individual’s education, income and overall development.

  • Asia-Pacific Private Equity Report 2016

    March 31, 2016 | Bain report

    The Asia-Pacific private equity industry posted one of its strongest years on record in 2015, but a slower growth environment presents challenges in 2016 and beyond.

  • The New Rules for Consumer Brands in Developing Asia

    March 28, 2016 | Consumer Products | Forbes.com

    The best consumer goods companies in emerging Asia are expanding across the region, using their low-cost positions and knowledge of local tastes to narrow the gap with Western multinationals and win in key categories.

  • The Economic Growth Trajectory of India and China

    March 22, 2016 | Strategy | Livemint.com

    Depending on which perspective you choose, the decades since 1978 have been either the best of times or the worst of times for India and China.

  • The Other Partition and the Stickiness of Labels

    March 15, 2016 | Industrial Goods & Services | Livemint.com

    While everyone knows of the Partition of India, a less-obvious second partition has cleaved India into two socioeconomic halves: one progressive and forward-looking; the other stagnating and stuck in the past.