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#9・

Cryptocurrencies Explained: How do they work?

Hello everyone,This week, I’m sharing my new blog post where I try to explain how cryptocurrencies work by detailing everything that goes on behind the scenes during a cryptocurrency transfer from one user to another.This is the second post in a larger series…

 
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Cryptocurrencies Explained: Why do they exist?

Hello everyone,This week, I’m sharing my new blog post where I try to explain the drawbacks of traditional currency/banking systems and how cryptocurrencies aim to address them. This is the first post in a larger series of posts about cryptocurrency, where I'…

#7・

Book Recommendations for July 2020

Hello Everyone,This week I wanted to share my new blog post which details 3 books you should read this month about COVID-19 and some of the issues surrounding the pandemic. The post is quite short, so it’s worth a read. Take a look here.If you don’t want to r…

 
#6・

Is Sri Lanka back to Normal?

Hello everyone,This week, I'm sharing my new blog post where I try to understand whether Sri Lanka has recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic and returned to normal from both a public health perspective and an economic perspective. I did this by visualizing dat…

 
#5・

Overcoming the Impediments to Financial Inclusion

Hello everyone,For years, development economists have preached that increased levels of financial inclusion is the key to achieving sustainable economic development. Despite this however, and the increasing role that technology can play to facilitate financia…

#4・

Monetary and Fiscal Policy to Hit the Accelerator

Hello everyone,This week, everyone has been talking about a meeting between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and senior officials at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, where the president openly lashed out at the Central Bank's inaction against the current economic c…

#3・

Visualized Realities of Racial Inequality

Hello Everyone, This week I'm sharing this piece, which includes 25 charts/graphs that clearly visualize the startling level of racial inequality present across aspects of economic, social and political life in the US. Although George Floyd's brutal death at …

#2・

Book Recommendations for June 2020

Hello Everyone,This week I wanted to share my new blog post which details 4 books you should read this month. The post is quite short, so it's worth a read. Take a look hereIf you don't want to read the full post, here's the list of recommendations.#4 - In De…

#1・

Rising Inequality Amidst COVID-19: A Troubling Tale

Hello everyone,Thank you for subscribing to my newsletter. This week I wanted to share this article with you, which reports on how the billionaires in the world have gained $485 Billion in wealth since mid March this year.At first glance, this doesn't seem to…