Economist Vivek Kaul to discuss India’s economy


The International Centre Goa (ICG) is organising a lecture on ‘Growth Interrupted (And How India’s Economy Can Grow Again)’ by economist and columnist, Vivek Kaul on February 20, 11 a.m. at the premises in Dona Paula.

Kaul writes regularly in several newspapers including the Mint, BBC, Dainik Jagran, Firstpost and Bangalore Mirror. He earlier worked at senior positions with the Daily News and Analysis (DNA) and The Economic Times. He is also the author of five books. His ‘Easy Money’ trilogy on the history of money and banking, and how that caused the financial crisis that started in 2008 and which still continues, was first published between 2013 and 2015 and re-published by HarperCollins in 2018. Describing the book, author and marketing consulatant, Al Ries, wrote: “Forget what you think you know about money and read the true, absorbing tale told by Vivek Kaul in his thorough, but fascinating book, ‘Easy Money’. A great read.” The ‘Easy Money’ trilogy has been translated into Hindi. His fourth book; ‘India’s Big Government – The Intrusive State and How It Is Hurting Us’, was published in 2017 and his fifth, ‘Bad Money’, will soon be published. Kaul has appeared on the BBC, Mirror Now, CNBC Awaaz and NDTV India in discussions on various aspects of India’s economy and other topics. He has also taken to podcasting and is a regular guest on the ‘Seen and the Unseen’, one of India’s most popular podcasts on economics. He also speaks regularly on economics and finance in various forums and has lectured at IIM-Bangalore, IIM-Indore, IIM-Kozhikode, IIM-Vishakhapatnam, NMIMS, SIMSREE, TAPMI, and the Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication.

Entry to the programme is free and open to general public. Those interested in attending may email their registrations to