Articles by Shanmuganathan Nagasundaram
Oct 07, 2015
Why Raghuram Rajan is now a party to inflating the asset price bubbleLast week, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan gave us a surprise double-barrel rate cut, indicating the pressure on him to cut rates. But the world is still printing too much money and a crash worse than 2008 is still in the works.
Sep 21, 2015
Why US Fed's Yellen may never raise rates: the real 'jugaad' is central bankingWhen will the US Fed hike rates? Why not consider the possibility of "never" in Janet Yellen's tenure?
Sep 04, 2015
US Fed more likely to opt for QE4 than a rate hike - and here's whyThe Austrian School of Economics predicts that America's economic woes cannot be ended with more liberal and free money. But that is exactly what the US Fed may end up doing for fear of another economic collapse.
Feb 26, 2014
Why just UP? The nation-state itself is too big to governIf Uttar Pradesh is too big to govern, the same can be said of India - and the nation-state itself. A big nation-state is actually a handicap on its people and freedom
Jan 04, 2014
Scrap CSR law, it will only further interests of crony capitalistsTo the crony capitalists, this bill would just provide another avenue to direct their CSR funding towards politically connected "social entrepreneurs" as a quid pro quo to some clearances.
Dec 16, 2013
Raghuram is enabling govt to run biggest Ponzi schemeWithout the RBI's connivance, the government of India can't run a Ponzi scheme by endlessly printing money and debasing the rupee
Dec 14, 2013
Head, not heart: Time for AAP to put its thinking cap onThe Aam Aadmi Party may have surprised itself by coming so close to victory in Delhi, but assuming it comes to power on its own steam over the next six months, should it not have a sensible ideology?
Oct 15, 2013
US debt debate is hogwash: Uncle Sam has already defaultedThe argument between Democrats and Republicans over the US debt ceiling is really meaningless: it is guns versus butter as against guns versus margarine. Nothing significant.
Sep 19, 2013
Bernanke won't taper, unless bond market or dollar collapsesBen Bernanke can't taper bond buying for the short-term consequences are a huge spike in bond yields and recession
Sep 18, 2013
Gold loans: "Free-market" Rajan shows his true coloursThe RBI has unnecessarily inflicted needless regulation on gold loan companies - giving the lie to Raghuram Rajan's free market credentials.