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Author archive: Navneet Manchanda

Data Analytics Development Economics Social Sciences
Brazil’s Economic Meltdown and its Causes
August 26, 2017
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Brazil’s Economic Meltdown and its Causes
About seven years ago, at the end of the global financial crisis that hit in 2007, things were on the up and up for Brazil. It discovered large oil resources in a short span of 2 years. It was set to become a global force to be reckoned with, owing to its oil resources. It […]
Union Budget 2017
Budget 2017: Is there always a light at the end of the Tunnel?
January 31, 2017
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Budget 2017: Is there always a light at the end of the Tunnel?
The year that has gone by indeed ended on a chaotic and a confusing note with much hopes and aspirations from the BJP Government being spilled over to the next financial year. Demonetisation in India and US Presidential elections have been the key highlights of the year 2016 and perhaps the highlights that have invited […]
Welfare Economics
Inequality & It’s Myriad Estimation Methods…
August 26, 2016
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Inequality & It’s Myriad Estimation Methods…
Inequality, in all it’s manifestations, ranging from income to health, has been widely studied across the globe today. Renowned economists from Angus Deaton, Amartya Sen to Thomas Piketty have been a part of this inequality dialog doing rounds the world table pressing the need for policies that can bridge this inequality across several stratifies in […]
Health Economics
Union Health Budget 2016: Another “Applauded” Epitome of Misplaced Priorities
August 26, 2016
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Union Health Budget 2016: Another “Applauded” Epitome of Misplaced Priorities
“Catastrophic health events are the single most important cause of unforeseen out-of-pocket expenditure which pushes lakhs of households below the poverty line every year” said finance minister Mr. Arun Jaitely in his latest budget speech highlighting the pressing need of not only escalating the health budget but also make it inclusive by considering the impoverishing […]
Social Sciences
So, what did you learn in Poor Economics?
January 18, 2016
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So, what did you learn in Poor Economics?
Poverty, in the developing world happens to be among one of the widely studied domains in the developed countries. Myriad experiments, comprehensive and detailed secondary research and extensive primary studies have contributed a lot to the poverty literature. Much noted among these studies have been the ones based on controlled experiments and irrational behavior as […]
Campus Ambassador Knowledge Cafe
Looking for Campus Ambassadorship? Top-Notch Places for Leadership Programmes that You Can’t Ignore!
December 30, 2015
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Looking for Campus Ambassadorship? Top-Notch Places for Leadership Programmes that You Can’t Ignore!
Working as Campus Ambassadors/ Student Leaders is one of the most effective ways of the most awakening the leader in you. Earlier students used to go for an internship programme but ambassadorship has become the latest fad. But many of the students, especially from not so renowned colleges are still unaware of the ambassadorship programmes […]
Campus Ambassador Knowledge Cafe
Internship Vs Campus Ambassadorship: What to Opt for??
December 30, 2015
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Internship Vs Campus Ambassadorship: What to Opt for??
If you are wondering ways of boosting your resume and acquire some work experience then being a campus ambassador is the perfect opportunity for you. In my last blog, I have written elaborately about what campus ambassador is all about, so, I dedicate this blog piece to those who have a tough time choosing between […]
Campus Ambassador Knowledge Cafe
Are you a Campus Ambassador? A New Mantra to stand different from the herds
December 29, 2015
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Are you a Campus Ambassador? A New Mantra to stand different from the herds
Entry to college, is a ticket to freedom for most of us and we try to cope up with studies without really cutting down on our “Masti” but when in college, especially, the first two years do we even care how crucial is it for us to have an outstanding resume? Colleges, generally, have a […]
Knowledge Cafe
Life of an Economoholic @‪‎ DU
December 25, 2015
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Life of an Economoholic @‪‎ DU
Clinching admission in Delhi University, that too, in one of the most sought-after courses—Economic Honours—is indeed euphoric. Similar was the case with me but who knew that this feat will be shorter than the distance that I covered for my college! The course is reputed tweaked with complexities but highly captivating and gripping. On retrospection, […]