Archive for November 7th, 2012

Remembering the first 9/11 (and Gandhi’s key ideas)…

November 7, 2012

I was amazed to read this speech from Dr Ramachandra Guha. Not on economics though..

He compares the  attack on WTC on 9/Sep/2001 with another event held on the same date in South Africa:


Thinking of coming to Canada to do an MA in Economics?..

November 7, 2012

A nice post by Prof.  of Worthwhile Canadian Blog.

She give some ideas and tips to those who want to pursue MA in economics in Canada. In the comments she explains the difference in Canada MA vs US MA:

In the US, students go from BA to the PhD program, right?. An MA is a consolation prize they give you if you drop out of the PhD after a year or two, right? In Canada the MA is a real degree. You go from BA to MA, then some students continue on to the PhD.


Do Indian Voters Respond to Candidates with Criminal Charges?

November 7, 2012

A nice paper and perhaps one of the many to follow given the general election in India in 2014. And we have plenty of action on criminal and scams front as well. They look at 2009 general elections for some answers

So do people penalise political candidates with criminal backgrounds?


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