What Would You Do If You Had $1 Billion at Age 34?

I saw an interesting post on Twitter and it made me think about few things. I also shared this with 2-3 people and got their views. Most of us think that we are forced to run the rat race because we have some personal goals to achieve - education, home, a decent lifestyle, for health... Continue Reading →

Sendhil Mullainathan Wins Infosys Prize 2018

Just read this news that Harvard Prof Sendhil Mullainathan won (along with 5 others) Infosys Prize 2018 for science and research https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/six-professors-win-infosys-prize-2018-for-science-and-research/article25483977.ece I had watched Sendhil's TED talk and had liked it a lot! There are many economists of late who write and talk about behavioral economics, cognitive biases and nudge. This one is also... Continue Reading →

Good Read: Just How Much Power Do We Give Technocrats?

A good article by IIM-A Professor T T Ram Mohan on the recent tussle between the Government and RBI (the central bank of India). Central Bank Independence: Just How Much Power Do We Give Technocrats? https://www.bloombergquint.com/opinion/rbi-versus-government-central-bank-independence-just-how-much-power-do-we-give-technocrats#gs.eJ4UQjk I found this quote to be very thought-provoking: Without naming any institution, Jaitley asked, “Are we weakening the authority... Continue Reading →

A Woman’s Dilemma

‘A Woman's Dilemma’ It's 8.30 AM The maid has not arrived. The breakfast is not ready, And I have tiffins to fill. The laundry heap increases, The groceries need refill. The elder one has homework, The younger one's still sleeping. There's no egg in the fridge, The milk just spills over. I have a conference... Continue Reading →

On World Photography Day

Today is World Photography Day. I recently wrote in a blog that I am not particularly fond of celebrating such days, and yet I keep on blogging about them...yes, those who know me would know: I am full of contradictions. So...I read somewhere that today is World Photography Day. And found out more about it... Continue Reading →

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