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Oil Prices and the Global Economy: Is It Different This Time Around?

The positive correlation between oil prices and equity markets over the past few years has been discussed extensively in the media as well as by prominent economists, such as… 945 more words

Finance & Economics

Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandal

Ed Caesar reports for the New Yorker:

Almost every weekday between the fall of 2011 and early 2015, a Russian broker named Igor Volkovcalled the equities desk of Deutsche Bank’s Moscow headquarters. 268 more words

Financial Crisis

FeesMustFall Part 2

Twelve months ago I remember making a call back home telling my mother about how I did not want to come back to varsity next year and discussed with her all the jobs I intended to apply for. 967 more words

Monetary Policy Making At Mint Road

Indranil Chowdhury teaches Economics at University of Delhi. He can be contacted at chowdhury.indranilgmail.com.

Book Review: Who moved my interest rate? Leading the Reserve Bank of India through five turbulent years/D Subbarao/Penguin Random House India/New Delhi/2016. 921 more words


Italy Could Be the 'Cataclysmic Event' That Leads to the Fall of the Eurozone, Says Joseph Stiglitz

Will Martin reports for Business Insider:

Europe is heading towards a “cataclysmic event” that could lead to the collapse of the euro and the end of the European project as we know it, according to Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. 308 more words


Read -- 2016/08/21

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. Conquering the freshman fear of failure“, by David L. Kirp (NY Times). Put young students in contact with upperclassmen, and convince them to adopt a growth mindset.
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