Heya Shah

Heya Shah is an editorial and video intern at Fair Observer and a student at the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai, India. She is a competitive chess player who enjoys reading and writing about social, political and economic issues.

How Retail Investors Are Changing the Stock Market

August 30, 2021

Retail investors are non-professional investors who, instead of keeping their money in the bank or investing it in mutual funds, invest directly in the stock market for higher returns. Often, retail investors don’t have in-depth or professional knowledge of the stock market. Can an Inflatable Economy Survive? READ MORE Historically,...

Where India Went Wrong

May 05, 2021

In just over a month, India has gone from boasting about its vaccine distribution to becoming the global epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. As this author explained in a previous article, many have questioned whether India’s vaccine diplomacy was a bold masterstroke or an unwise distraction. Before the start of...

Is India’s Vaccine Diplomacy a Good Idea?

April 02, 2021

In terms of numbers, India ranks the third worst after the US and Brazil when it comes to COVID-19 infections. At the time of publishing, the country has recorded over 12.3 million confirmed cases and more than 163,000 deaths. The BBC reports that India is facing a “severe, intensive” second...