[1] Acknowledgement: This is my tribute to Krishna Bharadwaj (21 August 1935–8 March 1992) whom I never met in person. As a part of responsibilities connected with my UGC Junior Research Fellowship during doctoral studies at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi I came…


[1] Author has contributed to the Bioeconomy component of the Detailed Project Report for the ‘National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-being’ as a part of a project funded by a grant awarded by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India (Project No. SA/PM-STAIC/ATREE/ Biodiversity/2019…


It is reasonable to expect the reader to ask the following questions: why have I decided to write through this blog and why have I chosen medium.com as its host.

Short answers are fluidity and freedom [1] that can help me to contribute to ‘knowledge commons’.[2] Responses to my ‘posts’…


* This is an edited version of the handout for a class on ‘fact value’ in Methods of Research in Economics course on 15.09.2021. The other handout was the shapes used as ‘mask’ in wordclouds.com (one example is here). …


Preface/Motivation/Alaapcharita/Alaap/Overture

Rukmini [1] and myself planned to write blogs for many months. We have even discussed having a common blog: nawn-sens. On 15.08.2017. she started Between Mountains and Sea with ‘Karna and ….’. I will refer to this work in ‘Workspace at the time of Covid’. It was Karna’s ‘entry’…


B./Baobab/Da/Dada/Dr. Nawn/N./Nandan/Nandan-da/Nandan Nawn/Professor Nawn/S./Sir*

nawnsense noun

nawn-sen-se | non-sense

Ordinary meaning: nawn’s way of making sense of his reality

Alternative uses: nawn-sens-ing verb

Ordinary meaning: act of expressing thoughts through nawnsense.medium.com

* The author of this work is variously called by these. He considers himself to be a Teacher, Researcher…

Nandan Nawn

An economist by training, and reasonably familiar with political, social, regulatory, institutional, social and ecological dimensions of Nature.

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