What Can We Expect Post the Covid-19 Pandemic of 2020?

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it is very important to understand that the true economic impacts of the lockdown and the pandemic will take time to unfold and reveal itself. But it’s certain that a decline in economic activity will contribute to the after-effects of the pandemic, and directly impact how our economy functions as a whole

Duflo Esther

Book Review: Poor Economics by Esther Duflo and Abhijit V. Banerjee

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The battle against global poverty has been going on for decades now and has been a topic of debate amongst various personalities including politicians and celebrities. Yet, as we all know, the problem remains. The book, ‘Poor Economics’ by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, tries to explain a few reasons as to why the problem seems to be ubiquitous, especially in third world countries.

Happiness in India

The Pursuit of Happiness: Understanding the Easterlin Paradox of Growth Economics

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What is happiness, really? In layman terms, happiness translates to satisfaction. Economists tend to relate happiness to the satisfaction of wants- fulfilment of desires through the consumption of goods and services that possess utility.


India and the GHI

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The Global Hunger Index (GHI) ranks countries on the basis of four key parameters: child mortality, child wasting, child stunting and undernourishment. In 2018, out of 119 countries, India was ranked at the 103rd position; according to the sources, India has a ‘serious’ hunger problem- lagging behind countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and even North Korea.