IS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION A PATHWAY TOWARDS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT?

By Ishan Binod and Alancia Menezes | Edited by Ikshita Jain and Khushi Shah For: “We went from being the Flintstones to the Jetsons in 9 months” -Dan Schulman, Paypal Commenting on his company’s digital transformation during the Covid-19 pandemic. The economies of the world have been subjected to a multitude of changes over the…

Soaring Fuel Prices: An Impetus to EV sales

By Parth Chhajed | Edited by Atiyah Krishnan Globally, oil prices have been looked at as a very important economic growth indicator. It is one of the key elements which affects the prices of more or less every commodity in the market. A rise in oil prices brings inflationary pressure on the economy, especially in…

The Economic Pomp of Indian Festivals

By Saloni Gala | Edited by Khushi Shah The Indian Festival Season has kicked in, and it’s a time for consumers to splurge and an opportunity for businesses to maximize their sales and profits, with an attempt to attract customers by offering glamorous offers and discounts. A country rich in cultural heritage and diversity of…

Cracking the Formula For One Win – The Economics Behind F1 

By Diva Sheth | Edited by Ikshita Jain The world in the 21st century is rapid and fast-paced. The human love for speed along with technology has created what we now call the massive billion dollar industry- the F1 race, a large employer of  thousands of people where teams act as individual businesses that keep…

Japan: A Dormant Economy?

By Atiyah Krishnan Japan, the land of the rising sun, is a country living in the future. They have made some remarkable innovations like the world’s first high-speed bullet train, QR codes, CD players, PlayStation and now even hotels with humanoid robot staff.  This era of rapid growth and development started in the 1960s. The…

A New Dawn of the Sun

By Ruth D’souza Upon every veteran Xavierite’s post pandemic return to college, perhaps a slightly less noticeable detail evident only after careful observation were the newly fixed solar panels on the roof of the college. This change is noticeable in a number of other places too, proof of the fact that India’s solar power capacity…

WAR! WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?

By Aashni Rebello Inflation stands at 7.01%! Global supply chains are being disrupted! There is a shortage of grains, fuel and fertilizers all over the world.  A war is raging between two of the most globally integrated countries in the world. A crisis like no other, the Russia-Ukraine conflict has triggered an economic meltdown, one…

The War of Currencies- The Inseparable Twin of a Trade Battle.

By Khushi Shah We’ve all read the news headlines about the value of the ”U.S. Dollar Dropping,” or about the ”Strong Euro Currency”. Next time you give an eye to them, you will know they’re talking about ‘Currency Wars’, sometimes called ”a race to the bottom.” Currencies change in value in relation to each other….

Hydrogen Economy: A Pathway to Sustainable Future

By Aman Kayal (Editor-In-Chief) Have you wondered about a nation’s economy being driven by hydrogen as it’s commercial fuel? Well, the Hydrogen Economy is a model where hydrogen can be produced from domestic energy sources economically and in an environmentally-friendly manner. There’s a need for Fuel cell technology that must become economical so that fuel…

Consumption Binge: A facade

Written by Ruth D’Souza and Ayushi Ghosh | Edited by Drishti Rana and Ashna Ranade For: Although the word binge is often seen in a negative light, being portrayed as a sign of over indulgence of excess, the consumption binge doesn’t necessarily work the same way for the economy. A simple calculation of consumption is…