By Mita Chaturvedi (Miranda House) and Amartya Bhargava (IIT-Delhi) In June 2019, the social media giant Facebook formally unveiled its plans to launch a new cryptocurrency in 2020. Facebook says that it will have little to do with the decision making in this currency- but recent scandals have led to many distrusting the company. This, [...]
4 MIN READ. Would you like to share? Sharing is caring after all. By Aarti, Deputy Editor I came across two relatives. Where one advised me, that settling down means driving in one's own vehicle, living in one's own house; the other, was of the opinion, that why purchase a car (and insurance, fuel expenses, [...]
Deputy Editor Simran K What is the first thing that comes to your mind when I say “Industry”? Probably vast, magnificent plant sets, with long chimneys spewing out smoke, the idea of industry being stereotypically linked to large manufacturing bodies. Enter, TRUMPF, one of the world’s biggest providers of machine tools and laser technology, with [...]
Miranda House was a centre stage of thoughtful deliberation and enthusiasm as Dr. Indradeep Ghosh, Professor at Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics, gave students an insight into ‘Why the Euro is in Crisis?’. Dr Ghosh began by saying that the Euro zone crisis has a broader impact than just countries of Europe, given the globalised [...]
The various committees under Arthashastra, the Economics Society, have started recruiting for 2015-16! Refer to the list below to know more about the recruitment process specific to each committee, or get in touch with the team in case of any query. Placement Cell: Greetings from the placement cell! We are now recruiting the members for [...]
The deadline for submission of articles, research papers, quizzes etc for the 5th edition of 'aapoorti'-the annual economics journal has been extended.
Not all economists, no matter how successful within the narrow confines of the field, have the gift of being able to communicate their ideas to a wider audience from a variety of fields or to translate technical models into policy recommendations that persuade policy-makers. Here are three such economists who can lead India towards remarkable [...]