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
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
Article by Kshitij Gupta (IIT-Delhi) and Haritha K (Miranda House) “But I don’t want your hope. I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. And then I want you to act. I want you to act as you would in … Continue reading Engineering The Climate: Let’s Talk About That
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
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
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?
It is convenient to associate Fredrick von Hayek with the rise of market fundamentalism since the 1980s. But a careful examination of his essay ‘Road to Serfdom’ tells a more complicated story.