For many years now, I have been interested in economics and its varied applications to our world. When not reading or writing about economics, I enjoy cross country running, public speaking, and getting involved in the community.
23 Nov 2017 Two years ago, things looked dire for Vladimir Putin’s Russia. The country had entered a recession, its currency had plunged, and inflation was rampant. But how things have changed since then.
09 Nov 2017 Economists await interest rate announcements with a degree of speculation, anticipation and angst perhaps only matched by graduating high school students awaiting college admission results.
19 Oct 2017 This year’s Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Richard Thaler, who pioneered the path-breaking field of behavioural economics – a discipline at the intersection of economics and psychology.
12 Oct 2017 India’s taxman has a problem. Under three per cent of the country’s citizens pay income tax, while the government continues to run a significant budget deficit. Bolstering tax collection thus assumes particular importance in the country.
28 Sep 2017 The humble chicken, not much discussed beyond it being served on the dining table, has assumed an unlikely prominence in development circles this past year. The importance of this avian began with a post by Bill Gates on his influential gatesnotes blog.