Archive for June 24th, 2016

Why did Britain join the EU (and why the exit)?

June 24, 2016

What a moment for world political history. It keeps going in circles. First they unite then they divide only to reunite only to redivide..

Got this old post which looked at why Britain joined the EU. It was mainly to stop stagnation of UK economy. And why it exited? Well, it seems there are no benefits of the integration anymore..


Railways nudge to sensitise people towards subsidy on train tickets

June 24, 2016

Interesting bit from Indian railways. It will now be printing the subsidy on the railway tickets:


Why Fed (and other central banks) have a diversity problem?

June 24, 2016

Mark Calabaria has a superb post. He points how Federal Reserve staff comes mainly from economics programs of selected universities in US:


When appointment processes of Indian cricket coach and central bank chief gets mixed up..

June 24, 2016

The brilliant Manasi Phadke has another brilliant post.

BCCI. The hunt for the next Indian coach is on. A special panel will be interviewing potential candidates telephonically.

It is interview day, not only at the BCCI, but also at the RBI. The PMO has asked some economists to telephonically outline their plans to a special panel. As fate would have it, the lines overlap.

What follows is a laugh riot. How Manasi keeps coming with these gems. Kudos..

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