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Why Harvard Professor Gita Gopinath is a good fit as IMF Chief Economist

Gopinath, who will bring fresh thinking to the IMF in dealing with challenges of capital flows and exchange-rates, earlier talked to Braingainmag.com about her journey and the US advantage in education.

Urjit Patel: India's new RBI governor is Yale and Oxford economist

Patel, who completed his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1990, has also worked at the International Monetary Fund.

Foray into Fashion with DRVV's Dhruv Kapur

If something makes you happy, do it, says Dhruv Kapur. He spoke with braingainmag.com about how studying economics and establishing his label DRVV have come together.

What the China-US trade war has meant for international students

China and the U.S. may have called for a truce, but international students are still impacted by their economic tussle

Ambedkar Abroad: A Tale of Opportunity, Brilliance and Grit

B.R. Ambedkar was given a rare opportunity which most Indian students depend on, even today – a scholarship to study abroad. He went on to make the most of it, excelling at the best universities in the US and the UK. Here is a brief account of his student life and how it made him the man he became.

Jagdish Bhagwati: The World's Preeminent Free Trade Evangelist

The Columbia University economics professor’s path-breaking work on trade and welfare has been the staple of generations of graduate and undergraduate students.

Book Review: Think Like A Freak

The authors offer a blueprint for an entirely new way to solve problems.

The Top 10 Careers that Didn′t Exist 10 Years Ago

What was the world like 10 years ago? India, Germany and France refused U.S. calls to send troops to Iraq. Pluto was still a planet. Facebook, iPhone apps and Twitter didn’t even exist. It was also a time when many jobs being advertised today simply didn't exist...

Yale University offers a New Master's Degree in Systemic Risk

The first-of-its-kind, year-long specialized master’s degree provides a grounding in crisis prevention, systemic risk regulation and monetary policy

"Most Well-ranked US Schools Accept Students only for a Ph.D."

US universities that don’t need the cash don’t offer a Master’s program in Economics, but concentrate their resources on the Ph.D. “Nowadays, most good Economics departments only accept students for the Ph.D. program,” said Arvind Panagariya, Professor of Economics and the Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy in the School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), at Columbia University.

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