Deborah DSouza

Deborah DSouza

Deborah D’Souza is an independent journalist who grew up in Pune, India and earned a master’s degree in social anthropology at Oxford University in England, and a master's degree in journalism at Columbia University in New York City. She has worked on independent documentaries for cable television, and she has written for Psychology Today, City and State, DNA, Vice News and She is passionate about politics, behavioral economics, and social sciences. 

  1. Company Insights

    How Trump's Auto Tariff May Hurt US Companies, Consumers

    Last year, 50% of imported cars came from Mexico and Canada, where companies like Ford and General Motors have plants.
  2. Budgeting & Savings

    The Retirement Advice Twitter Is Lampooning

    "By 35, you should have twice your salary saved, according to retirement experts," read the Twitter post that sparked a thousand ...
  3. Career / Compensation

    5 Skills Employers Look for in MBA Grads

    These are the business skills employers look for in recent MBA grads. Learn why certain soft skills are more valued than ...
  4. Stocks

    Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Buys 75 Million More Apple Shares

    Berkshire now owns a stunning 240.3 million shares in Apple worth $42.5 billion.
  5. Buzz & Trending

    Avengers Quiz: Who Said It? Malthus or Thanos?

    Can you tell whether these statements were made by classical economist Malthus or Marvel villain Thanos?
  6. International / Global

    Why Colleges Want Economics to Be a STEM Major

    The answer has less to do with philosophy and more to do with immigration policies.
  7. Buzz & Trending

    #CashCrunch Trends on Indian Twitter as ATMs Run Dry

    #CashCrunch was a leading Twitter trend in India on Tuesday after a mysterious shortage of cash at ATMs was reported in multiple ...
  8. Markets & Economy

    Peter Thiel Used Neoclassical Theory to Argue for Trump’s Tariffs

    Peter Thiel says that capital flowing from poor countries to rich countries is proof that something is "strange" about global ...
  9. Health Insurance

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is a government department that provides health and human services and ...
  10. Buzz & Trending

    The H-1B Visa Issue Explained

    The Trump administration has been gradually updating policy to align with the Presidential Executive Order on Buy American ...
  11. Laws & Regulations

    Amazon Has to Fear Marketplace Legislation, Not Internet Sales Taxes

    The Trump administration supports a nationwide Internet sales tax, but for Amazon the main fight is elsewhere.
  12. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Sold for Free at Japanese Exchange Due to Glitch

    One user reportedly bought bitcoin valued at 2,200 trillion yen ($20 trillion) for nothing and then attempted to sell it. ...
  13. Crime & Fraud

    Punjab National Bank $1.8B Fraud Raises Questions About SWIFT Security

    SWIFT is the financial messaging system at the center of the greatest banking heist in Indian history.
  14. People

    Jeweler Accused in $1.8B Banking Fraud in India May Have Fled the Country

    Modi and his relatives have been accused of swindling $1.8 billion (114 billion rupees) from the Punjab National Bank, India's ...
  15. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Tumbles After India Promises to "Eliminate" Use of Cryptocurrencies in the "Payment System"

    The price of bitcoin fell below $10,000 early Thursday morning after Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the government ...