Archive for April 13th, 2015

Mospi answers on new GDP series

April 13, 2015

There has been wide discussion and criticism on India’s new GDP numbers.

MOSPI has a detailed reply to the criticisms and added link to several reports as well. BS article sums up the discussion:

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Maharashtra Ban and Bovine economics

April 13, 2015

As people grapple over the spate of bans and compulsions in  state of Maharashtra, here is an interesting piece on bovine economics by Shanta Gokhale.

She says earlier farmers had an option to sell dying cattle to butchers. Now they shall have to wait:

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A number of different institutional arrangements of monetary system..a discussion

April 13, 2015

Lucas M. Engelhardt has a nice discussion on this.

None of our textbooks discuss any of this and we are made to believe that current form of central banking is the best form. 

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BJP is becoming like every other party, centred on just one individual

April 13, 2015

TCA Srinivasa Raghavan has an article on this development how BJP is just around one individual. Well, this is what people (read economic elites) always wanted.

He calls this development as totem politics:

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