E conomics as a field of study has extensive and widespread application in all walks of life across entities as solitary as individuals to as large as nations. What is more interesting is that many a times we may be practicing the laws and theories of economics or be guided by them and yet not be aware of its formal construct. This website is a humble attempt to present as far as possible linkages to everyday life and make the study of economics more interesting...happy exploring!

E mmanuel Farhi: A brilliant economist gone too soon. John Maynard Keynes, possibly the most influential macroeconomist of the 20th century, famously said, “The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed, the world is ruled by little else. Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influences, are usually slaves of some defunct economist." Read More

A century of education at the Bombay School of Economics. The erstwhile Bombay School of Economics enters its centenary year this week. It began life on 1 August 1921, when C.N. Vakil was appointed as assistant professor of economics after his return from England. K.T. Shah joined as professor of economics in November. Read More

Meet Dr. Sonika

C oming from humble backgrounds, like every other girl Sonika carried this dream of becoming a teacher one day. Her first interaction with economics was at school where the subject instantly caught her eye, gradually she realised that what made the subject appealing was the manner in which her teacher presented it by drawing references to everyday life. It was then that she aspired to teach economics professionally.
Moving towards her goal with hard work, determination and a bit of luck she went on to earn her bachelors in economics and education followed by her masters in economics.