About Us

Nickled & Dimed is the official research blog of the Centre for New Economic Studies (CNES) which is a Research Centre at the Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P Jindal Global University, Sonepat.

The Centre for New Economic Studies (CNES) was started by Deepanshu Mohan, Assistant Director of the Centre and Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean (Academic Affairs) at the Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University, India. He is also a regular columnist for East Asia Forum (Australian National University); South Asian Voices (Stimson Research Centre, Washington DC); South Asia at LSE (London School of Economics); Business World and newspaper dailies like The Hindu (Business Line), LiveMint, The Wire etc.  He finished his BA Economics from Fergusson College, Pune in 2011 and went to do his Masters in Economic History from London School of Economics and Political Science.

The blog welcomes articles from all scholars working in the fields of international political economy, development studies, public policy, applied macro & micro economics, to name a few. We especially encourage young scholars and graduate students to write about global, economic and political issues, providing an economic outlook and delivering perspectives that are often overlooked by mainstream media.

The Team

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Kaainat Pundir                                Associate Editor                                          IIIrd year, B.A.LL.B                                  Jindal Global Law  School  

Priyam Agarwalla                           Associate Editor                                         IInd year, M.A. Public Policy                Jindal School of Government and Public Policy


Shubhalakshmi Bhattacharya      Assistant Editor                                            IIIrd year, B.A.LL.B                                  Jindal Global Law School Lakshita Singh                                 Assistant Editor                                          IIIrd year, B.A.LL.B                                  Jindal Global Law  School


Espousing the philosophy of how contemporary economic theories look at problems in a variety of ways, the blog posts focus more on the diversity of the subject of economics in improving the understanding of the global pecuniary system.

The blog serves as an open academic forum for commentaries, op-eds, thematic research article series on current political and economic issues allowing readers to get a balanced, informative view. We also encourage you to comment and contribute to a lively discussion about the opinions expressed while maintaining the spirit and ethos of the blog.


For those interested in contributing to the forum, please send across your articles (and if any queries) to –

The Editorial Team at cnes.jgu@gmail.com

Submissions must comply with the template guidelines provided here: Template

For any queries about the Research Centre you can write to Deepanshu Mohan at dmohan@jgu.edu.in

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