Siddharth Ramalingam

An alumnus of the London School of Economics, Siddhartha is working as an economist and strategy researcher for a global professional services firm. He traverses the gulf between practical considerations and theoretical arguments seamlessly. Siddhartha is also the director of a non-profit organization and runs a trust striving to improve mental health in India. His diverse professional experiences in the fields of journalism, finance, consulting, commodities trading, non-profits, and filmmaking have enriched his perspectives on life and on issues that shape the world.

Food Inflation

July 20, 2011

In 2008, protests broke out in countries as far apart as Haiti, Bangladesh, and Egypt. These protests were not the machinations of feuding political factions. People took to the streets because they were hungry. Food prices had risen to astronomical heights, making it difficult for the common man to put...