Chandan Hegde

Chandan Hegde

Chandan Hegde is a second-year Bachelor of Commerce student at The University of Melbourne, majoring in economics and finance. Chandan is very interested in free-market economics especially from the Chicago and Austrian school of thought. He began writing for ESSA to further pursue his passion for economics and provide insight in his articles on neo-classical liberal economics. Aside from writing for ESSA, he is an avid tennis fan and loves re-watching old episodes of Sherlock and Breaking Bad.

The value of tertiary education

By · January 19th, 2015

Chandon Hedge emphasises the importance of tertiary education despite increasing debt for university students.

Debunking the paradox of thrift

By · October 15th, 2014

Chandan Hegde offers an Austrian take on whether the paradox of thrift and its accompanying Keynesian policies are appropriate.

Should Americans be worrying about tax inversions?

By · September 15th, 2014

Chandan Hegde offers insight regarding whether the antagonism towards tax inversions is justified.

The Economics of Uber

By · August 19th, 2014

Chandan Hegde offers insight into how Uber represents key microeconomic concepts.

What is Austrian economics?

By · July 14th, 2014

Austrian economics: the answer to the call for pluralism?

Shadow labour

By · June 16th, 2014

Chandan Hegde offers his insight on what shadow labour is and its growing prevalence.

Should we fear deflation?

By · May 19th, 2014

Chandan Hegde offers insight on whether our fear of deflation is indeed warranted.

Are education vouchers truly a free-market solution?

By · April 22nd, 2014

Chandan Hegde offers his take on whether the popular solution to privatising education truly achieves free-market ideals.

The minimum wage debate

By · March 26th, 2014

Why would you raise the minimum wage? Chandan Hegde weighs in on the economic dilemma playing out in the U.S.

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