You know I am into non-fiction, writing and reading. A consistent trend in non-fiction writing has been the emergence of academics as non-fiction writers and as more and more do so, we can clearly see how some of them are gifted writers. I laid my hands on two super books of narrative non-fiction this year [...]
I usually don't do this but I am tempted to share an amazing thread by Prof Chinmay Tumbe of IIM-A on some of the top reads in Indian Microeconomics. Sharing some of his recommendations here: https://www.ierdse.org 2. https://t.co/6bvARGYCaL Journal of Quantitative Economics, started in 1983 by The Econometric Society of India (TIES); On Springer, volumes [...]
Wikipedia has been a deeply unequal place and this wasn't going to change anytime soon. But thanks to the efforts of academics and researchers and gender experts around the world, the gender gap on Wikimedia has narrowed. Check out the figures for every country here. Since 2015, ‘Women in Red’ project based has been leading [...]
In the life I am yet to live, I won’t be able to walk in the rains again. The last time I did, my father had called and asked me to return home. I was in London, studying. My parents had my two-year-old daughter with them and they were tired raising her. They were also [...]
Sinking deep into an abyss has been the recurrent nightmare I have suffered since childhood. When I was a child, dreaming of my utter collapse into the giant, unfathomable pit of nothingness would leave me in sweat. I was a dreamer, I still am, so how could I sink until I had burst out in [...]
The Yuan fell to its 11-year low against the US dollar last week. Trump immediately lashed out, calling China a "currency manipulator".
India is roughly 100 days away from its 5G trials and it can't make up its mind on whether Huawei should be invited to the trials.