Beyond Economics, A Dish A Day

“Each morning as I make my way to MIT’s campus on my new kick scooter, my mind drifts to the work ahead- papers, classes and the endless meetings- before settling on the most important subject of the day. What should I cook that evening?”
Abhijit Banerjee is an India- born, naturalized American economist who is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Squid Game Cryptocurrency- and the League of ‘Trendy Cryptos’ 

The crypto world is being flooded with meme and socio-cultural trend-based cryptocurrency. No matter the crashes and prices, they have for sure made a mark.
Launched on 21st October 2021, The squid game cryptocurrency is one such example. The squid game crypto was a play-to-earn crypto. The players could purchase squid to enter the games and earn the cryptocurrency while they advanced in the game.

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Stuck in Transit

Wondered how the products that we see on the shelves in supermarkets reach there? Most of the time, the presence of these products is a sign of well-functioning global supply chains. Global supply chains are networks which may be spread across multiple countries and continents and involve the flow of resources, processes and information which are crucial to the purpose of sourcing and supplying goods and services

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The Story of the Indian Aviation Industry (Part 3)

Apart from Air India, the flag carrier of India, we also have some other airlines. Basically, the airlines like IndiGo, AirAsia (India), GoFirst, SpiceJet, Vistara and so on are the known carriers which have a vast network of routes throughout the nation. India also has some regional airlines like Star Air, Alliance Air etc which have a fascinating local network of routes. Apart from these civil commercial airlines, we also have the ever-essential cargo airlines like SpiceJet Cargo (known as SpiceXpress), DHL India, Blue Dart Aviation Ltd. and so on operating in India.

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COFFEEECONTALK S1 Ep3

For the third episode of COFEEECONTALK, we’ve decided to mix economics and anime for you. We’ll be talking about policymaking and the rising trend of manga in Indian society
In this episode, Madhura and Himanshu along with Aishwarya and Jaideep have a chat with Prof. Uday Sinha. He is a Visiting Faculty of Macroeconomics at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics and is also a member of the Faculty Advisory Board of the 8:10 Newsletter.

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The too good to be true “buy one get one free” advertisement 

Advertisements are something we see inadvertently every single day. Hardly a day goes by when we don’t see a newspaper publicising a brand or a billboard on the street hyping a product. Advertisements play a huge role in our lives, influencing almost every decision we make and every small irrelevant thing we buy- and sometimes, they prove to be more of a stumbling block than a remedy.

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