The urban rural divide in the context of the Covid pandemic is clearly discernible. The percentage of infection and causality is very high in case of cities. The bigger the worse. No doubt overcrowding is one reason. A study about the pandemic in Delhi has found that the lungs of people living in Delhi are … Continue reading Making Air Breathable
Should we be excessively worried about the economic slowdown?
Knowing full well that economic slow down is an inevitable part of debt driven economy, should we blame the government of the day? Should we also create a panic situation by demanding that the patient who is suffering a normal fever be put in an ICU? If we follow Ray Dalio's explanation of economic models, … Continue reading Should we be excessively worried about the economic slowdown?
Nobel Intentions 2
From the social media trends it appears that Indians are divided as to whether to welcome the fact of a persons of Indian origin winning the Nobel prize in economics. Many Indians, as usual, felt proud - particularly those from Bengal and JNU, while some smelt a conspiracy. I will remain sceptical. Nobel for economics, … Continue reading Nobel Intentions 2
The Experts of Hindustan
I do not find any difference between Baba Ramdev's comments on Indian Economics and Amartya Sens's comments on Indian Culture. Both are experts in a particular field. I don't know where do such people get the confident feelings that being an expert in one field automatically qualifies them to be masters of all fields of … Continue reading The Experts of Hindustan