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Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On

blog: ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On e-Con e-News 27 February – 05 March 2022 • Most of this ee is a vast dreary compendium of the English news of the last week, mostly from Sri Lanka. All it goes to show is that,Continue reading “Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On”

Postponing Independence for Another 50 Years?

blog: email: ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 4-10 April 2021 The 50th anniversary of the JVP uprising in April 1971 recalls the horrific consequences of driving people’s hopes up and then dashing them to the ground. Was the uprising an immunization campaign fronted by dedicated yet immature rebelsContinue reading “Postponing Independence for Another 50 Years?”

UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance

ee archive: “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance e-Con e-News 13-19 December 2020 Not a day passes by without encountering a worker whose three-wheeler has been ‘seized’ by a finance company for not making a payment, or is unable to repair their vehicle. Most ofContinue reading “UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance”