November 12, 2019
Opinion | There’s more that RBI needs to think about than just rate cuts
Given the economic slump, it should review whether its neutral real interest rate and inflation target need to be recalibrated.
November 11, 2019
RCEP retreat and detained reforms
India’s pause—or exit—is simply the price of the systemic flaws that have rendered the economy less than competitive.
November 05, 2019
Opinion | What mild signs of an economic recovery imply for Indian policy
India may be headed for a weak recovery in the second half of the current fiscal year but stimulus measures must support it
November 03, 2019
Indians gasp as governments grope
In this article, Shankkar Aiyar examines the role of various sectors in contributing to the increase in air pollution levels in Delhi and the need for enforcement of government policies....
October 29, 2019
Opinion | The relevance of an old debate to the economic scenario today
Niranjan Rajadhyaksha discusses the relevance of the insights from Sukhamoy Chakravarty’s paper titled "The Question Of Home Market And The Prospects of Indian Growth” in the context of India’s current economic scenario.
October 27, 2019
Lessons from Jat and Maratha Heartland
In this article for the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar unpacks ten lessons from the recent electoral verdict in Maharashtra and Haryana.
October 22, 2019
Opinion | What a look at the long waves of India’s credit cycle could tell us
Writing for Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha takes a look at India's current credit cycle from a long term perspective. He notes that the gap between bank credit and nominal GDP points to broader concerns about domestic savings rates.
October 18, 2019
Assessing Cities’ Labour Market Efficiencies using Mumbai Commuting Data
We unearth the extent of Mumbai’s congestion, quantify its economic and environmental costs and provide actionable results for policymakers by identifying chokepoints.
October 15, 2019
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer win Nobel Prize for Economics
In this Mint article by Asit Ranjan Mishra, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha’s cover on Abhijeet Banerjee and Esther Duflo is quoted in the context of the Nobel Prize win for Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer.
October 15, 2019
Opinion | What a carbon tax can and can’t achieve against climate change
In this article for Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha discusses the merits and demerits of a global carbon tax. He also looks at the fairness of having developing economies like India adopt the same.