ARTICLES INVITED FOR OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2022 ISSUE
Articles are invited for October-December 2022, Volume 25, Issue 97. Please choose your themes from the following and submit them:
1. FED rate changes and fear of Global recession; Emerging economies including India will be adversely impacted.
The US Federal Reserve Chairperson Jerome Powell speaking at the Jackson Hole symposium indicated his intent that the FED would raise rates as high as needed to restrict growth and keep down inflation running well above its 2% target. This has shaken most equity and bond markets around the world.
2. Moonlighting: can it be welcome in the IT sector?
The IT sector has been facing unprecedented levels of attrition which is nearly 30% of the working staff.
Moonlighting is a practice that. developed after the pandemic when employees were allowed to work from home. Here employees should be open to pursuing more than one job at a time. Most IT companies have efficiency and productivity targets that are quite defined. If someone meets these norms and wants to make an extra buck by moonlighting which is not against the values and ethics of the company then that is not objectionable. While certain corners of the industry feel that this is a practice of cheating. If employees are doing this for short-term gain then they are going to lose in the long run.
3. High cost of commodities derivatives deter the FPIs to participate in India
Foreign Portfolio Investors are unlikely to participate in the exchange-traded commodity derivatives in the country due to high trading costs in India compared to the leading global commodity exchanges. The cost component for executing COMMODITY TRANSACTION includes CTT, Sebi turnover fees, GST, stamp duty, and brokerage. FPIs are allowed from June 2022 in cash-settled contracts in non-agricultural commodities and select benchmark non-agricultural indices.
4. Financial Inclusion is a major step to Inclusive Growth
PMJDY is completing eight years. It is a flagship scheme of the government to bring more people into the banking system. The scheme was launched on August 28, 2014. It ensures the overall economic development of marginalized sections of society.
5. Agro Residues can speed up Lean Energy transition. Punjab has a huge potential in this respect
6. The economic growth is highest in Q1 13.5%. Do you feel India's growth story will remain intact in the face of recession fears in the world in 2022-23?