Day: 13 January 2019

food

The final attempt of bringing Health to India’s Plate

January 13, 2019

Where should the government invest if it wants to maximize India’s long-run economic growth, given fiscal and capacity constraints? This was the question posed in the 2015-16 Economic Survey. The short answer- “the highest economic returns to public investment in human capital in India lay in maternal and early-life health and nutrition interventions”. In the […]

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Financial crisis

Why are recessions always a shock?

January 13, 2019

Financial models that are widely used by various analysts, investors and hedge fund managers across the world have their foundation in economic theories. But the real question that arises with respect to these models that are so relied upon by people to help them make their investment decisions, that tell them where to invest their […]

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Indian Farmer

Agrigators: transforming farmers’ lives ‘organically’

January 13, 2019

Dr.K.Karthikeyan, founder of Agrigators organic Agriculture  farming and retail Project has agreed to shed light on his organic business model for The Public Economist: To introduce myself, My family have a history of more than 100 years in organic Agriculture and Ayurvedic Treatments. I am passionate in organic agriculture to give farm fresh produce directly […]

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Stock performance

How elections will affect your investment strategy?

January 13, 2019

India will be voting to choose its 15th prime minister in the Lok Sabha Elections this year. April-May 2019 will observe the integration of politics and financial markets so much so that the market will be clinging to every bit of news flow and reacting to it. The investors are keeping a hard eye on […]

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Indian Middle Class

Invisible Indian middle class

January 13, 2019

When Indian story is compared with the China story, a major source of optimism is India’s rapidly growing middle class which offers immense opportunities to the players who are facing the challenge of dwindling demand in China or who completely missed the China train. Still, a lot of people doubt this Indian middle-class opportunity narrative […]

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reserve bank of india

A take on RBI and Government stand off

January 13, 2019

The ongoing tussle between the government and the RBI regarding various issues has seen a new turn with the resignation of Urjit Patel as the RBI chief and paving the way for the appointment of Shaktikanta Das, a former economic affairs secretary at the Finance Ministry, for the top job. The monumental decision of carrying […]

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