December 13, 2018
India -- retreat of liberal economics
New central bank chief will likely bring less independence and more obedience to Modi's policy demands.
December 12, 2018
What the Urjit Patel resignation episode tells us
The Urjit Patel resignation episode is by itself not going to change India’s economic trajectory.
December 10, 2018
Peter buys PSU, pays Paul to plug deficit
The government is stripping cash from productive public sector entities to bridge the gap between revenues and galloping expenditure.
December 05, 2018
MPC should take rate hikes off the table
The current combination of benign inflation as well as slower economic growth means that there is no reason at all for the MPC to increase rates this week.
December 04, 2018
Sops as Solutions, the Road to Serfdom
The stark reality is that every party is ensuring its electoral fortunes by parading sops as the solution for every failure.
December 03, 2018
‘America First’ hastens the demise of US hegemony
The wise course for the US is not to try to take on China as a foe, but rather to intertwine Western and Asian self-interest by harnessing free trade in goods, capital and ideas.
November 30, 2018
A new vision for election manifestos
Three key changes in how manifestos can be drafted to make for constructive debate
November 28, 2018
A reinstated right to property will protect the poor
Property rights today are a tool of inclusion rather than exclusion
November 26, 2018
Use RBI surplus for sovereign fund
The crux of the matter is who will cough up the cost of clearing the swamp in the financial sector to prevent a systemic crisis.
November 21, 2018
World War I: a turning point for the Indian economy
The extraordinary profits earned during World War I provided the initial capital for several Indian industrial groups that would become dominant in the years to independence