Blockchain Series

Blockchain has been a buzzword that has dominated the financial services industry in 2015 and 2016. Words such as “revolutionary” have often accompanied it. It has also been compared to the “Internet in the early 1990s”. Over the next couple of posts, I will introduce the concept of Blockchain and it's working, outline some of …

The Economics of Adding Subtitles to South Indian Movies with ‘A’ Category Actors in Movies Screened Outside South India

My recent obsession with South Indian movies has brought me to a point of writing a 1300 word article on the economics of adding subtitles to South Indian movies screened outside South India which have ‘A’ listers in the lead role. South Indian film industries have made some really amazing movies since they started. Nayakan, …

Prospect Theory, Expected Utility Theory and Death

Behavioural Economics is a method of economic analysis that applies psychological insights into human behaviour to explain economic decision-making. Behavioural Economics factors in the effects of psychological, emotional, social and cognitive factors on the economic decisions of individuals. It increases the explanatory power of economic theory by providing it with more realistic psychological foundations as …