Archive for July 15th, 2015

Everyone in India thinks they are ‘middle class’ and almost no one actually is

July 15, 2015

Another myth of Indian economy goes down.

Rohan Venkataramakrishnan reports on research on India’s middle class:

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The lessons from Lords of Finance were wrong interpreted..

July 15, 2015

Lords of Finance was a stirring book. It bought alive the events of 1920s with its terrific narrative on how a few men actually bought disaster onto the world economy. These few good men were the central bankers of US, UK, Germany and France. The narrative then was these central bankers did not do enough to bail out their economies. To emphasize, they did not let go off gold standard which converted a crisis into a large scale depression.

Cometh 2008 crisis and central bankers just did the opposite. They let all hells break loose and intervened in ways never imagined before. However, the results are not really different. The same havoc continues.

Alexander Friedman, Group CEO of GAM Holding, reviews the lessons:

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Where are India’s subject matter specialists?

July 15, 2015

Subject matter what is that? Specialists what is that too?

Chinnu Senthilkumar of Exfinity VC fund raises questions on subject matter expertise in India:

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A Bollywood take on the Greece crisis …

July 15, 2015

Prof. Manasi Phadke keeps getting better and whackier with her posts.

The latest is a Bollywood take on the Greece crisis:

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