Tag Archives: Inflation

Does Inflation Have a Good Side?

Some old fallacies never die no matter how hard we try to expose them. The fallacious notion of the virtues of inflation among some of the mainstream economists and media pundits is one such fallacy. Such fallacies are the result of a total misunderstanding of how an economy works. Mainstream economists and pundits, who rely […]

What can Likely Happen after the RBI is Gone?

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Many people ask me about what possibly can happen if Indian central bank RBI is abolished or it collapses under its own weight? The following write-up is a brief reply to such important questions. We in the Liberty camp, who talk about doing away with the statist central planning institutions like the central bank, have […]

Is the Entry of Corporate Houses in Banking Sector a Real Worry?

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Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan and deputy governor Viral Acharya have jointly penned an article where they have criticized Narendra Modi government’s move of allowing big corporate houses to enter in the Indian banking sector. They said, Allowing Indian corporate houses into banking will lead to the concentration of economic and political power in these […]

Gold/Silver and their Importance for an Economy and an Individual

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Price of gold (and silver) is going up recently. The price of gold has risen from under 40,000 rupees per 10 gram to 54,000 rupees in these few months time. Internationally also price of an ounce of gold has breached historic US$2000 level. What is driving prices of gold and silver higher in India and […]

Rising Oil Price and Weakening Rupee

Since coming to power the Narendra Modi government, in the economy sector, was helped by one big factor i.e., the low international crude oil price. Helped because crude oil import represents top import bill for the Indian government. Being the only major source of conventional energy, without which the economy cannot work, oil is the […]