Archive for July 6th, 2015

Breaching the babu’s kingdom: MEA advertising for external consultants

July 6, 2015

Interesting article by Indrani Bagchi in ToI. He refers to this job ad by Ministry of External Affairs where external consultants are sought for research related positions (is it the first time??):

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Guess who offers Greece a bailout? International Cricket Council!!

July 6, 2015

James Marsh has a great piece in cricinfo.com on this proposed bailout package.

It is both funny and nasty. Mixes the Greece and ICC politics really well:

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Case of Ireland vs Iceland: Some lessons (Did Iceland do better as it had limited support of its central bank??)

July 6, 2015

Today is the day of results of Greece referendum which could change Europe and world polity in unimaginable ways. Few imagined that we could actually stare at a Greece exit from Europe. But we have it right here. Lot is being written and lot is going to follow. Keep tuned.

Meanwhile, an interesting (and updated) take on Ireland vs Iceland. Being a member of ECB, Ireland fared better in 2008 but Iceland did better over a long run as it did not have the support of a central bank!

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Teaching finance after crisis..

July 6, 2015

After deliberating on econ teaching, Jakob de Haan and Dirk Schoenmaker introspect on finance teaching:

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Figuring complex Greek derivatives seeing a kabaddi match

July 6, 2015

Manasiecon blog just keeps getting better.

The recent post is on trying to figuring out complex Greek derivatives in a Kabaddi match:

She points to a Kabaddi match and how both the teams did not want to take one particular player:

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