3 Faces of Progress

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 63, Jafar Panahi shows that he understands the benefits of Urbanization, Specialization and Division of Labour.

We Must Save Our Farmers

It is our collective shame that our farmers are in this sorry state today. Fundamental reforms are needed to save them, and not just short-term fixes.

How We Are Enslaved

Behavioral Addiction is ubiquitous, and most of us can’t do without the dopamine rushes that come from social media, shopping, gambling, and even exercise. Adam Alter’s book Irresistible explains the extent and the mechanics of our addictions.

A Pencil in Space

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 29, Aamir Khan demonstrates the Browser Effect.

A Strange Coincidence

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 28, Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor hook up thanks to the Law of Truly Large Numbers.

The Baazigar Fallacy

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 27, Shah Rukh Khan misunderstands the Law of Large Numbers.