Natsukashii – A Reminiscent of Good Times

By Shitij Malik, IITD. Japan since the last 15 years has been experiencing what is known as negative inflation or deflation. It is a situation in a country’s economy where the prices of products in general in an economy start decreasing. More specifically it’s a scenario when an economy experiences a severe recession or depression, … Continue reading Natsukashii – A Reminiscent of Good Times

Impact of Blockchain

By Bhautik Patel, Economics Club, IIT Delhi French banking giant BNP Paribas released a report where they wrote about blockchain, saying that “It should be considered as an invention like the steam or a combustion engine, that has potential to transform the world of finance and beyond.” The fourth revolution that is going to happen … Continue reading Impact of Blockchain

The Curious Case of Spectrum Auctions in India

By Sakshi Dhawan, Deputy Editor (Miranda House) and Shorya Jain, IIT-Delhi WHAT IS 5G Today’s mobile users want faster data speeds and more reliable service. The next generation of wireless networks—5G—promises to deliver that, and much more. With 5G, users should be able to download a high-definition film in under a second (a task that … Continue reading The Curious Case of Spectrum Auctions in India

The Fault in Our Stars- The Libra Story

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, … Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars- The Libra Story

Electric Pace: Is India ready for the EV revolution?

          By Adhish Majumdar (IIT-D) & Naina Khurana (Miranda House) This article is also available at: https://ecotalker.wordpress.com/2019/09/09/electric-pace-is-india-ready-for-the-ev-revolution/ Often hailed as a solution to rising pollution in the urban areas, the adoption and use of Electric Vehicles is rising steadily across the world. Backed by technological advancements and government subsidies, an increasing … Continue reading Electric Pace: Is India ready for the EV revolution?

Present-Day Economics: Back to Basics || Prof. Saptarshi Mukherjee

By Prof. Saptarshi Mukherjee   Economics, as an area of thoughts, has always been quite munificent in drawing views from various sections of the society. As it has grown as an academic discipline, economics has received inputs from the philosophers, psychologists, political scientists, sociologists and gradually more from the mathematicians and statisticians. While the formalization … Continue reading Present-Day Economics: Back to Basics || Prof. Saptarshi Mukherjee

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China’s Social Credit System: Using Big Data to discipline 1.3 Billion people?

By Anirudh Katiyar   While many of us do not have to think twice before booking that flight for the Bahamas during the holidays, millions of Chinese citizens are facing a possible 'blacklist' from the Chinese government as they are not trustworthy enough to fly in the aeroplanes and ride in the high-speed trains. This … Continue reading China’s Social Credit System: Using Big Data to discipline 1.3 Billion people?

The Story of India’s Telecom Sector: 2G Scam, Jio and the Debt

By Yash Kabra   Dear Shareholders, I start with the newest and youngest member of the Reliance family Jio. Let me begin my words with a dedication. In the journey of time, there come a few life-changing movements. Our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's inspiring vision of a "Digital India" is one such movement. Jio … Continue reading The Story of India’s Telecom Sector: 2G Scam, Jio and the Debt