Vivek Kaul is a writer who has worked at senior positions with the Daily News and Analysis(DNA) and The Economic Times, in the past. He is the author of the Easy Money trilogy. Easy Money: The Greatest Ponzi Scheme Ever and How It Is Set to Destroy the Global Financial System, the last book in the trilogy was published in March 2015. The first two books in the trilogy were published in November 2013 and July 2014 respectively. Both the books were bestsellers on Amazon.
Translations of the first volume of Easy Money have appeared in Hindi, Marathi as well as German.
Currently he works as an economic commentator. Other than Equitymaster, his writing has appeared across various other publications in India. These include The Times of India, India Today, Business Standard, Business Today, Business World, The Hindu, The Hindu Business Line, Indian Management, The Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle, Forbes India, Mutual Fund Insight, The Free Press Journal, BBC.com, Quartz.com, DailyO.in, Business World, Huffington Post India and Wealth Insight.
In the past he has also been a regular columnist for Rediff as well as Firstpost. He has lectured at IIM Bangalore, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, TA PAI Institute of Management and the Alliance University (Bangalore).