FEW ECONOMISTS can claim either to have successfully challenged the bedrock beliefs of their field or to have altered how governments pursue policies that affect millions. Alan Krueger, who died on March 16th, managed both. In research with David Card in the early 1990s, Mr Krueger showed, through careful dataRead More →

Foreign investors are back in business. The Indian stock market has gained significantly in recent weeks, owing to buying by foreign portfolio investors (FPI). A higher inflow of foreign funds is also strengthening the rupee. The Indian rupee touched a seven-month high last week due to buying by FPIs. Aside from global factors,Read More →

If one starts saving tax early on in the financial year, one can avoid missing such opportunities.(Shutterstock) It’s a common phrase to hear that we are creatures of habit and this is true if you analyse your life — you wake up, brush your teeth, catch a cup of coffee,Read More →

No matter who you are, how old you are, and what your income is, you must absolutely have health insurance. It’s almost the end of the financial year. Therefore, it’s also time to finish buying your tax-saving investments in order to secure your deductions under various sections of the IncomeRead More →

I don’t often look back over my life with regret because I believe everything that happens does so for a reason. As unpleasant or confusing as it may be in the moment, time has a way of shedding clarity on the most challenging of experiences. That’s also true for myRead More →