My first lessons in central banking

Though I joined University College, Trivandrum, in 1978, for my BA (Economics), I shifted to the Government Arts College, Thycaud, Trivandrum, within a few months. This was for two reasons. First, Arts College offered Mathematics as a subsidiary as against History in University College. Second, Banking System was one of the optional papers at the Arts College, as against some other subject in University College. Continue reading “My first lessons in central banking”

Reforming Deposit Insurance

This is the last of three articles from my younger days that I am posting here on this site. All because they continue to be relevant, and are not available in the public domain. This article on deposit insurance goes back to July 2000. It is a critique of some of the key recommendations of the Working Group on Reform of Deposit Insurance in India (Chairman: Jagdish Capoor). Continue reading “Reforming Deposit Insurance”

Should banking supervision be separated

This also is an old article, going back to 1998, like my earlier post. I am re-posting it here as the issue continues to have relevance, is not available in the public domain, and of course, it gives me an i-told-you-so moment. Continue reading “Should banking supervision be separated”

Tiger and Palm Tree: The Title

Today is the 85th anniversary of the inauguration of the Reserve Bank of India. It was about one year back that I decided to start a blog covering issues relating to Indian banking and central banking. Continue reading “Tiger and Palm Tree: The Title”

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