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A preview of Jammu & Kashmir budget

There is hardly any attention on State Budgets which needs to be corrected. State budgets matter more from its impact on local populations.

This blog has enjoyed several pieces written by Dr.  528 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Here are the salaries of 13 major world leaders

Earlier this month, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he and almost everyone working for him would take a 10% pay cut because of mounting economic sanctions imposed on his country. 164 more words


Low interest rates, high debt called unsustainable

REGINA – As fiery competition among Canada’s banks drives fixed interest rates for mortgages down, growing household debt is being called a concern.

“We’re getting towards the point where it starts to become a real concern,” said Jason Childs, an economist at the University of Regina. 325 more words


Does a politician’s age matter for policy?

Alberto Alesina, Traviss Cassidy and Ugo Troiano think so.

We find that a politician’s age does matter for policy, though not always in the way conventional wisdom would suggest. 258 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Are low bond yields a problem?

Prof Shiller says based on his research so far low bond yields do not show a crisis. But never say never:

I have been thinking about the bond market for a long time. 560 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc