Published: August 28th 2016 Written By : Ronak Pol Surrogacy (Regulation) bill was passed by the Union Cabinet(23rd August) to be introduced in the next session of parliament and though it does not stand to affect most of us directly it will surely take its toal on the $400 million industry. To debate whether or not surrogacy … Continue reading Indias new Surrogacy Bill.
Written by- Ronak Pol Published on 20th August 2016 Dr.Patel who is currently the Deputy governor of RBI was chosen today to fill Dr.Rajan's shoes. This has placed him in a unique position to take charge of our Central Bank in midst of great global turmoil and domestic uncertainty (Read More). In this article we … Continue reading Who is our new Governor ?
This article explains the monetary policy and how the popular demand for rate cuts might not be what our country actually needs
Understanding how GST affects government budget will give us an insight on how GST stands to affect us in future
Many people do not understand why Americans vote for Donald Trump. With him winning the Republican nomination this question has become more crucial than ever. This article aims to explain reasons why Trump gets all the votes that he does, and goes beyond the mainstream response that all Trump supporters are racist
With the Olympics set to be commenced on the 5th of August and opening ceremony tickets sold out, but the stadium stands incomplete. Read about the current state of Brazils olympic preperation and what lies ahead once the torch goes out
Written By - Ronak Pol Published on 17th July 2016 Now that we have explored the Economics of Immigration and response of countries like Canada to the problem, we can go ahead and appreciate the response of the International Sports community who have come together to nurture talent, while shedding light on Refugee crisis. The … Continue reading The Refugee Olympic Team
Written By - Ronak Pol Published on 9th July 2016 Introduction. A UN study revealed that 244 million people, or 3.5 percent of the world's population, live outside the countries of origin in 2015. That figure compares to 173 million in 2000 and 222 million in 2010. This discussion is more crucial now than ever, … Continue reading The Economics of Immigration
Published: 19th March Written: Ronak Pol Farmer suicides in India are rising within a declining farm population. In recent years farmer suicide has been one of the most critical issues in the Indian political landscape. This is not a surprise in an agrarian economy like India, where 48.9% of the population is dependent directly or … Continue reading Farmer Suicide in India
Written by: Ronak Pol Published: 2nd February 2017 To read the 1st part, click here Infrastructure For me, planned infrastructure investment has been the biggest component of the 2017-18 budget. As seen before most of the investment even under other heads has essentially been investments to better the infrastructure. Merging railways budget with the union … Continue reading TEC India (Budget 2017) – Part 2
Written by: Ronak Pol Published: 1st February 2017 Even after a series of frictions both globally and within the country, economic growth of India has been fairly stable in the previous year. With a favourable monsoon the CPI inflation of the country was within the RBI mandate. And although GDP growth reduced following the demonetisation episode, … Continue reading TEC India (Budget 2017) – Part 1
Written by: Ronak Pol Published: December 1oth, 2016 Paying your fair share of tax has often been politicised as your fiscal responsibility towards the nation. Still, taxpayers around the world go to great lengths to cook their books such that huge sums of money can be offloaded without paying the appropriate tax. In today's article, … Continue reading Idea of Taxation
Written by Ronak Pol Published: 28th November 2016 The demonetization scheme which adversely hit the Indian informal economy was met today with a new income disclosure scheme called the "Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016". This is not the first time that the government has introduced such a scheme, rather … Continue reading Return of the Income Declaration Scheme
Trumps America: No matter how long the road is, its certainly going to be bumpy.
Published: November 8th, 2016 Written By : Ronak Pol Every so often a political decision is taken that breaks the barriers of vote bank politics and pushes the country on a fresh new trajectory. The ban on 1000 rupee notes and the replacement of 500 rupee notes might arguably be one such decision. In his … Continue reading Currency Ban : The silver bullet for Corruption and Black Money?
Published: November 6th, 2016 Written By : Ronak Pol Air Pollution is a problem with rising political importance in India. Presently the Indian capital which is also the world's most polluted city is struggling to control its pollution level, with over 17000 schools being shut because of the pollution the Aam Aadmi Party has its … Continue reading Smogged Capital
Published: October 22nd, 2016 Written By : Ronak Pol Smartphones is a 400 billion dollar industry with the top two players controlling nearly 37% of the market share. But with the launch of the new Google Pixel smartphone the internet giant is gearing up to go head to head with the flagbearers of the game. … Continue reading Google Pixel : The new smartphone on the block
Published: October 16th, 2016 Written By : Ronak Pol The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016 was awarded jointly to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström "for their contributions to contract theory". This is precisely what the announcement reads and it is important for many among us to first acknowledge … Continue reading The contractual duo of Economics