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[Prelims] Topics not to be missed - Economics

edited April 2013 in CSAT
hope like the earlier one(environment) people will be willing to contribute wholeheartedly.
i am usually not good with economics so a little help required here. @fallen_leaves @dilip @ArindamSarkar @partho @Stardust1901 @vijay_45 @alexiaaicha @arav_kumar2013


1. Inflation(types and effects)
2. Financial market
3. Indian money market.
4. Indian capital market
5. Banking in India
6. Depriciation, devaluation,appreciation
7. Current and capital account.
8. Bretton Woods, IMF
9. Public finance(budget, fiscal policy, subsidies etc)
10. Financial intermediaries
11. Tax buoyancy
12. 14th finance commission
13. MCX-Stock Exchange
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  • 14. CARBONEX
    15. SCO and other bodies
    16. G20
    17. Schemes from Eco Survey
    18. Within banking - special focus on Repo and Rerepo, CRR, SLR, PLR etc
    19. FDI - concept and meaning
    Law

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  • edited April 2013
    Good initiative!

    20. GDP Deflator
    21. Narrow money/Broad Money
    22. Currency Deposit Ratio (cdr)
    23. Reserve Deposit Ratio (rdr)
    24. Documents mandated by the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act:
    a. Medium-term Fiscal Policy Statement
    b. Fiscal Policy Strategy Statement
    c. Macroeconomic Framework Statement
    25. Functioning of the different exchange rate regimes
  • @woodpecker Thanks for the initiative @All Thanks for contributing :)

    I had a small suggestion. Just like Environment, if we could break-up the *macro* topics into *sub-topics*, it would be easier to cover and manage Eg. Banking in India - Repo, Reverse Repo, Banking Licence etc. Just a suggestion :) Also, Mrunals Blog covers a lot!

    My list (not exhaustive) -

    26. New Banking Licences. (can be included in Banking in India)
    27. Euro-zone Crisis.
    28. Green Index.
    29. Planning in India - Plans, Types.
    30. GST - Issues and Concerns.
    31. NIF.
    32. ECB - External Commercial Borrowing.
    33. Subsidy de-regulation and its impact.
    34. Micro-finance - Rules, Regulations, Issues and Concerns.
  • 35. Green accounting - recommendations of the Partha Dasgupta committee (not completely out yet but expected in few days)
    36. Exchange traded funds (Gold ones)
    37. Special status to the states
    38. Annual Trade Policy (announced today)
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    39)Important Indices related to Human Development and Inequality
    i.e. Gini Coefficient,HDI,Inequality Adjusted HDI, Gender Inequality Component, MPI ( components of these indices,a few top ranking countries,rank of India and neighbours and other countries at relatively similar level of development like Brazil,SA)

    40) Within RBI's domain some important interventions that can be covered(other than the usual)
    a)Qualitative Control -Selective Credit Control,Rationing of Credit,Moral Persuasion,Direct Action
    b)Priority Sector Lending Norms
    c)Marginal Standing Facility

    41)WTO(broadly)
    a) Basic Principles like MFN,Dispute Settlement(could be important since the U.S has recently taken India to the WTO over solar cell imports)
    b)Types of subsidies(green box,amber box,blue box)
    c)Anti dumping duties,Countervailing duty,Safeguard Duty
    d)Doha Round
    e)TRIPS,safeguards and related controversies,GATS,TBT,SBS,ACTA
  • @woodpecker Thanks for the initiative @All Thanks for contributing :)

    I had a small suggestion. Just like Environment, if we could break-up the *macro* topics into *sub-topics*, it would be easier to cover and manage Eg. Banking in India - Repo, Reverse Repo, Banking Licence etc. Just a suggestion :) Also, Mrunals Blog covers a lot!

    My list (not exhaustive) -
    sure. that would be wonderful.

    so here are some sub topics that should not be missed.

    financial market - treasury bills, commercial bills

    money market
    - mutual funds(how they are differenct from shares), monetary policy tools(omo, laf)

    public finance- frbm act, revenue+capital deficit, capital budget, cut motion, token cut, economy cut, zero based budgeting, plan and non plan expenditure, guillotine

    current disinvestment policy, national investment fund, gross capital formation, base rate
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    CSE 2016/17
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    42. Sovereign debt and dent crises in Europe / The Cyprus hair-cut
    43. Subprime loans and the US banking crisis
    44. Futures trading
    45. EU CTS - cap and trade of carbon credits
    46. Price control in India and decontrol in India
    47. Food security bill, Food storage in India
    48. The C&AG
    49. India's export/import portfolio
    50. India's shift from WPI to CPI
    51. India's demographic dividend, Work-force profile, Unemployment, MNREGA (and other similar development schemes as prescribed by the UN for growth)
    52. TAM ratings vs TRP (going off on a tangent, but important)
    53. Gas pipeline deals and energy diplomacy (related)
    54. India's over-reliance on the monsoon
    55. Basic requirements for setting up industry / calling an area developed or not
    56. Rating agencies
    57. Digital economy
    58. FRBM Act, CAD management, FD management
    59. Effect of gold on the Indian economy
    60. Upcoming Land Acquisition Bill
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  • edited April 2013
    Some more additions -

    61. BASEL-III Norms.
    62. AADHAR and NPR.
    63. Fiscal Cliff (US).
    64. NIMZ.
    65. SEZ.
    66. GMR - Maldives issues.
  • edited April 2013
    67. Commodities Transaction Tax
    68. Companies Bill; CSR; Corporate Governance
    69. CTS 2010 cheques
    70. Inflation Indexed Bonds
    71. Capex
    72. Focus Market/Product Scheme
    73. eBiz Portal
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  • "topics not to be missed" all the threads under this heading are surely a treatise.
    74. deficit financing
    75.solvency-2 norms
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