ARE INCREASING CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN IMPAIRING THE INDIAN ECONOMY?

By Srishti Mehrotra | Edited by Aashni Rebello Ironically, in a country where Goddesses like Durga and Kali are worshipped and are deemed the epitome of power, the women of the same country are subjected to brutal crimes and instances of violence. Crime cases against women are rampant in India, they hinder educational attainment, and…

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…

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…

Pharmaceutical Industry: From Nowhere to everywhere

By Aman Kayal | Edited by Kripa Jalan The pharmaceutical industry, a highly volatile one, has always attracted investors looking for long-term investing. With the rise in the number of the world’s daily COVID cases, the world’s focus has diverted towards the pharma companies, with the hope that they would come up with a new…

Currency: How much can a country actually print?

By Nikita Monis | Edited by Kripa Jalan Can a country print as much currency as it wants? The short answer to this question is a yes; but if so why would they want people to pay taxes? or why would there be a concept of debt or shortage in any case? And if they…

Shrinkflation: Sneaky or Not?

By Ashna Ranade Every Indian child would have fond memories of having Parle G biscuits, Dairy Milk Chocolates or Maggi Noodles. The prices of these infamous junk items, which start at INR 10, have been the same for all these years. Certainly, over a period of time, as manufacturing costs rise, so should the selling…

Record-High Inflation in the United States: How it happened

By Abhinav Nath Jha | Edited by Ashna Ranade Inflation is a term  that we as Indians are pretty much used to. Wholesale price indices keep fluctuating in India, as a result of which we see an increase in prices of goods such as vegetables, dairy products and edible oils. Yet, inflation is not an…

Streamonomics: The Economics of Spotify

By Shania D’Souza | Edited by Drishti Rana Freddie Mercury once said, ‘”We are in a golden age of music. There will be a time when technology becomes so advanced that we’ll rely on it to make music rather than raw talent…and music will lose its soul.”.  Does this still stand true?  One on hand…

The Smaller Picture

By Ruth D’souza If you’ve ever fallen prey to the attractive marketing strategy of small sized products, you are not alone. Be it the attractive packaging, the aesthetic of a product that fits in your palm or even the allure of using it as a sample without spending too much, these smaller packs have proved…