Archive for September 24th, 2010

Time has come for general road tolls on all roads across all of Europe

September 24, 2010

Hans-Werner Sinn, Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the University of Munich writes on the topic.

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Did France cause the Great Depression?

September 24, 2010

There is an intriguing paper by Douglas Irvin on the topic. Voxeu has a nice summary (one of the best things to have happened on web for economics students- voxeu. Most economists use it to summarise key papers/thoughts/ideas etc)).

He says:

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Mohd Yunus vs Vikram Akula — Should microfinance mean profiting from the poor?

September 24, 2010

Smit Gade a student at IGIDR sends me this interesting debate between Mohd Yunus and Vikram Akula (via Megha Bahree‘s Blog).

Here is the entire discussion:

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Inflation measurement issues in India

September 24, 2010

G V Nadhanael and Sitikantha Pattanaik of RBI have written an insightful paper on the issue. It is an excellent primer on inflation. If there is someone who wants to understand inflation issues in India and has to read one paper, this one is just right. Though this study came a while ago, I am just pointing in case some people have not read it.

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