Archive for February 22nd, 2016

Should ECB have twin goals as Fed?

February 22, 2016

Biagio Bossone and Stefano Sylos Labini look how ECB could have better managed the crisis.

They pick a note from Franco Modgiliani  and other scholars which argued for a broad based ECB:

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Economic illiteracy, Lemming effect, Holy grail and Keynes..

February 22, 2016

TCA Srinivasa Raghavan hits out at the usual economic commentary in India which obsesses with fiscal deficit target.

He starts with economic illiteracy  and lemming effect:

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Is MP pulling out the ‘M’ from BIMARU?

February 22, 2016

Suraj Gupta has an article on Madhya Pradesh’s  agri economy. He highlights progress in MP’s most of agri indicators.

If the story is somewhat true, it shows how things can be done in India without making much noise over ministers and reforms.

 

What ails modern economics? Too much math and too little history..

February 22, 2016

Pramit Bhattacharya of Mint has this nice piece on state of modern economics. This word modern is problematic as it usually connotes anything modern is better than its past avatar. However, this may not be the case with most such modern things and surely not with modern economics.

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