Archive for November 13th, 2015

Even famous female economists get no respect..

November 13, 2015

Prof. Justin Wolfers has an article on the status of female economists. Just like females in other walks of life, in economics too they get a secondary status to males. This is even more irritating as even famous female economists are accorded the secondary status:

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How Shiv Nadar Foundation is making its impact on the society..

November 13, 2015

Nice story by Shelly Singh of ET.

Emergence of credible private universities is indeed a huge welcome development in India. It will gives students more choices and help them escape the wrath of India’s declining public university system. Though, it is still early days for Shiv Nadar University, one wishes them all the good luck in their endeavours.

Shiva’s wrath – Divali, creative destruction and central banking

November 13, 2015

First of all, Happy Diwali to all the viewers of this blog. Hope you all had a great time and continuing to have one on a really extended set of holidays.

It has been a while since this blog last posted. What better way to start than to point a speech linking Diwali with central banking. I had pointed earlier how Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Diwali keeping all these mythological stories as its theme. Earlier ones were on Ramayana and this year it is on Lord Shiva:

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