Is Four-Day Work Week a blessing for the employees?

By Nevelee Shekhar and Sreelakshmi Nair | Edited by Atiyah Krishnan and Ruth D’Souza  Proposition What can a four-day work week lead to? More productivity and reduced costs. A four-day work week means employees would work four days rather than the traditional five, and instead of following the nine-hour work day, they will work around…

Multiple Faces of India’s Economic Disparity 

By Parth Chhajed | Edited by Khushi Shah One of the biggest factors driving growth in an economy is demand. This facilitates India’s greatest strength, its 1.4 billion population that relies on domestic consumption largely contributing to its economic growth. But it has been observed over the past few years, the demand in the economy…

The Brochure for Seminar’23 is here!

With less than a day to go for Seminar’23, we know you are beaming with excitement! Here is the complete brochure for the two days. Pack your bags and get ready!

The G20 Presidency: An Economic Boon for India

By Aman Kayal (Editor-In-Chief) You might have often come across the term ‘G20 Presidency’. But have you ever wondered what it means for India and how will it benefit economically? G20 was formed in 1999 as a forum for finance ministers and central bank governors to address issues related to the global economy after the…

The Lollapalooza Effect and the Decibel of its Impact

By Jillian Tauro | Edited by Aman Kayal As the season approaches, everything you see on your social media feeds will soon be related to the upcoming music festival our country is to host. The term ‘Lollapalooza’ has an immeasurable significance in the world outside of music.  The term “Lollapalooza effect” was first used in…

Economics Declassified Newsletter: December 2022 Issue

Greetings! The Department of Economics, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai is proud to present the second edition of its official newsletter- The Economics Declassified for the academic year 2022-23. This newsletter is our attempt to establish a space for the young minds where they can learn, gain insights and update themselves with the critical issues in…

Ticket Scalping: A Battle between Economic Efficiency and Inequality

By Keya Daruwala | Edited by Aashni Rebello Imagine that your favourite stand-up comedian is performing live at an event in your city. The tickets are priced fairly low, enough to give you the adrenaline rush that nudges you to book a ticket. You log in to the online ticket booking platform well in advance,…

Annual Economics Seminar 2022-23 is here!

With just about a month to go until the Annual Economics Seminar, here is a glimpse on what Sem is, what you can expect this year, and some of the exciting papers awaiting you! The theme for the Annual Economics Seminar this year is Delta (δ) which means change. It is a comprehensive collection of…

Nostalgia in Pop Culture: The Marketing for Millennials

By Nevelee Shekhar | Edited by Ruth D’Souza  If you’ve ever watched a television show or an advertisement and felt sentimental, you have felt nostalgia. If you’ve ever gone back to your childhood days after the smell of your mom’s cooking, you have felt nostalgia. Nostalgia is the wistful feeling you get which takes you…