Econversations is Ashoka University Economics Society's Economics Podcast which, through various series, delves into rich discussions, interviews & conceptual episodes. We turn your everyday coffee chats into captivating conversations about the world of economics! Join us as we sit down with some of the distinguished minds in the field and beyond.
Ep 6 - Swiftonomics
In this episode of our Econcepts series, our hosts Shubhi Tewari and Yuvika Sharma discuss the fascinating phenomena of Swiftonomics that explores the economic impact of Taylor Swift on the United States. We analyze how Swift's influence extends beyond the music industry to shape economic trends and behaviors.
Delve into the intricate web of economic interactions, discovering how Taylor Swift's decisions and initiatives have created an environment where she, her fans and other industries all experience mutual gains.
Whether you're a die-hard Swiftie or just curious about the economic powerhouse that is Taylor Swift, We promise to make the complex world of celebrity impact on the economy accessible and entertaining!
Ep. 3 - Zero Sum Game
In this episode of our Econcepts series, our hosts Gaurika and Yuvika delve into the intriguing world of zero-sum games and non-zero-sum interactions. We break down the concept of zero-sum games, where one person's gain is another's loss, using relatable examples.
But what happens when we step into the realm of non-zero-sumness? Discover how interactions can lead to outcomes where both parties benefit or lose, challenging the traditional win-lose paradigm.
Join us on this intellectual journey through game theory and the fascinating world of economics. Whether you're a seasoned economist or a curious learner, this episode offers valuable insights into the complexities of decision-making and cooperation in our interconnected world. Tune in to Econversations, where we make economics concepts digestible and engaging for all!
Ep. 5 - The Economics of Innovation & Geography
Dr. Aasheerwad Dwivedi
In this episode of Guest Series, you'll be joined by Saptak and Yuvika as your hosts as they interview Dr Aasheerwad Dwivedi, currently the Assistant Professor in Economics, at the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. Join us as we uncover his journey in academia and research going from DU to JNU, and what the future of the discipline holds and offers to a new generation of students, researchers and academics! Further, learn more about the Economics of Innovation & Geography in Dr. Dwivedi’s words!
Ep. 2 - Making it to the World Bank
In this episode of our Guest Speakers series, our hosts Shubhi & Gautami interview Ms. Aieshwarya Davis — a Research Analyst at the World Bank. Tune in to learn more about her journey from Johns Hopkins to the International Monetary Fund and The World Bank, while she throws light on the importance of networking & the intersection of Economics & Computer Science.
Ep. 4 - Internships, Clubs & More!
In the second episode of Alum Talks, our hosts Shubhi & Gautami interview an Ashoka alumnus, Anjana Ramesh — a new joinee as a Business Analyst at Kearney. Tune in to learn more about her journey from Ashoka to Kearney, while she runs us through her time founding AWIB&L (Ashoka Women in Business & Leadership), some of the best ways to get internships, and so much more!
Ep. 1 - Investment Banking after Ashoka
In this episode of Alum Talks, our hosts Shubhi & Gautami interview an Ashoka alumnus Hardik Arora — currently an Investment Banking Analyst at PwC. Tune in to learn more about his journey from Ashoka to PwC, while he also covers his time co-founding Bodhi Capital (Ashoka's Investment Fund)!