Yeah so, even as Budget 2020 is waiting to be ripped apart mostly for what it’s projections for the year
Start the new year by worrying less about things you can’t control and doing something about what you can. Inequality,
Exploitation of Greta – Greenpeace & Al Gore https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/world-news/climate/exploitation-of-greta-greenpeace-al-gore/ I have been thinking about this for quite a while and
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There is no notion in the world as misleading and doubly as promising as perfection. We love people in our
Almost every trade expert I speak to has been talking about the great opportunity that the continued US-China trade war
It’s the loveliest Twitter thread I discovered in Tyler Cowen’s recent blog post. Melissa Kearney, Economics Professor at the University
You know I am into non-fiction, writing and reading. A consistent trend in non-fiction writing has been the emergence of
The Yuan fell to its 11-year low against the US dollar last week. Trump immediately lashed out, calling China a “currency manipulator”.
Machine Learning (ML) is commonly seen as the scientific study of algorithms and statistical models used by computers to perform
Apologies for being away for almost a week. I have missed you, hope you have too. I had no realization
A landmark legislation, with a potential to change India’s polity and politics (for good or for bad), has been passed
I couldn’t resist my curiosity to find out more about TikTok, the social media app that’s bringing the mass following
Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India, is not just a product of the world’s largest democracy; he is also
Two reports in the last couple of days underline the impact of movements and decisions in global trade. This NYT
The debate over India’s GDP numbers (economists are still locking horns over the truth and objectivity in these figures) was
Often, I shut myself down when I hear of heinous crime against a woman. Like when Nirbhaya was raped. And
I have always felt that IITs have been the subject of unfair criticism over the years. I think IITs flowed
Chances are, you have an Alexa at home. So do I. So, this post is for you. A UN study
Though it’s a bit late in the day, here are my thoughts on Kabir Singh, the movie, which has been
United States–India trade ties have been in news for all the wrong reasons, of late. There may be optimism that
This blog comes a bit late in the day, but I still wanted to put together some of the important
Is democracy dying? This question seems to be back on the mind of economists this week. I live in the
Alpa Shah’s book is an insightful exploration of conflict and its origins, and how the understanding of both eludes politics and policies for tribals in India.
Once a beacon and anchor for those fed up with corruption, the AAP’s ambition of achieving national prominence seems to be over.
One of the most compelling worries of the fourth estate in recent years has been the restricted window of communication
Without transparency on methodology, exit polls are more like an astrologer’s day at the science fair with its share of hits and misses.
The only way to tackle the intrusion of the past in the political debate of today is to discuss it—to explain the myths or facts that exist and to confront them with the right questions and a dogged pursuit of the truth. Journalists are primary witnesses of history when it’s made. There are enormous dangers of misinterpretation when historical facts enter the realm of politics. With the INS Viraat controversy, an unwelcome, opportunistic and largely immoral attempt at misrepresentation may have been made. But by harping on to conflicting and uncorroborated versions of the event, Indian media not just kept discrediting itself, it also lost the opportunity to shape the historical narrative objectively, truthfully, credibly.