In this edition, it has reflected on the Indian CPI which has been declared at 1.54% for June'17. This is the first time inflation has breached RBI's band of 2% to 6% which is an indicator that India is headed towards deflation.
In this weekly, it has examined how the RBI has tightened monetary policy using real interest rates compared to OECD member countries, which is posing an impediment to the economic growth.
Decimal Point’s recently published weekly digest explains government subsidies for electricity tariff can be changed to allow price discovery to happen and stabilize demand and supply of electricity.
Decimal Point’s recently published article compares Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) and Agent Based model.
The Nordic model is cited by liberals as a success story of socialism. The country has universal health care, government funded education, labor unions and unemployment benefits everything that socialists desire.
We try to examine the implications of the current events with Trump as president. Keeping in mind his focus on middle class and the political scenario that he faces we try and extrapolate what President Trump’s Economic plan might look like.
With President Trump at the helm and his focus on trade he has named Peter Navarro as his trade advisor to China. Peter Navarro’s views on trade along with Mr Trumps statements during his election campaign seems to indicate a trade war between USA and China.