Archive for August 11th, 2011

Does blogging improve reputation?

August 11, 2011

The next series of post on usefulness of econ blogs by  David McKenzie and Berk Özler looks at this question.

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Indian Education System – Issues and Challenges

August 11, 2011

RBI Dep Gov KC Chakrabarty gives a nice speech on the same.

He begins nicely with a quote:

‘Plants are shaped by cultivation and humans by education’

Summary:

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How Many More “Lehman Moments” to Come?

August 11, 2011

This is the title of my new paper. All I can say is one should continue to expect Lehman moments on this search road for recovery.

Increasing awareness on food wastage via school curriculum

August 11, 2011

Catch them young as they say. There are efforts being done to teach children about finance at a young age so they can save and spend wisely when their time comes. RBI has been coordinating with state governments to push financial markets syllabus at school level. SEBI is also doing the same directly with schools.

Lately, Indian government has been trying to control food wastage in wedding parties and celebrations. To sensitise people in not wasting food, it is now planning to teach children not to waste food.

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