Yashvardhan Bardoloi

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27 Oct 2016 Last week, I argued against any premature interest rate rises by central banks. A couple of objections to extremely low interest rates – on the basis that they don’t work very well in pushing current growth – were addressed.
20 Oct 2016 Of the many stress-inducing questions facing investors and economists these days, one looms particularly large: when are central banks going to raise interest rates?
13 Oct 2016 In another blow to Wall Street’s reputation, it was recently reported that Wells Fargo employees had created more than two million fake accounts in an attempt to meet ambitious sales targets.
29 Sep 2016 It would be unnecessary to comment on the shock dealt to financial markets around the world by the Brexit. And despite the efforts of “Remain” campaigners - Britain will be leaving the EU for good.
30 Jun 2016 Markets pervade our society. For transportation we have Uber, for living space Airbnb. Even the right to pollute is for sale, at €13 (HK$111) per metric tonne of carbon dioxide, on the European emissions market.
23 Jun 2016 When talking about development, foreign aid is often seen as a remedy for the severe poverty faced by hundreds of millions of people around the world.
16 Jun 2016 In 1930, John Maynard Keynes wrote that by the time of his “grandchildren’s generation”, people in the developed world would be working no more than 15 hours a week.
26 May 2016 Last week, EgyptAir Flight 804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 66 people on board, and questions have been raised about the safety of air travel.
19 May 2016 Around this time every year, one begins to notice a marked shift in the attitude of students everywhere.
12 May 2016 How much should an ice cream cost? Is there a justified level of profit, and when does profit turn into consumers being cheated? Should governments try to protect people from high prices?