March 14, 2016
The cost of paper compliance
Manish Sabharwal and Shihabudin Abdulkhader in Business Standard: "India's labour laws force employers to use five billion sheets of paper or 600,000 trees a year. It's time we dispensed with the paper trail and shifted all labour law paper, workflo...
March 11, 2016
After Rollback, Revisit
IDFC Institute Visiting Fellow Renuka Sane writes in Indian Express: "Pension reform is important. But next time, Centre must put in more rigour."
March 11, 2016
Getting Urbanization Right for Better Jobs in India
IDFC Institute's Vaidehi Tandel and Komal Hiranandani write for the World Bank's "Jobs and Development" blog
March 04, 2016
From Poetry to Prose
Union budget reinforces the message that India will not be hot or cold but consistently warm.
March 01, 2016
Budget 2016: Where will the Money come from?
Jaitley and his team will need to be prepared to answer tough questions and explain to sceptical investors that the numbers make sense.
February 29, 2016
Tax to GDP Ratio, Redux
In the long run, the government will choose to tax more, if it wishes to spend more. That appetite seems lacking at present.
February 26, 2016
NDA must deliver on minimum govt, maximum governance promise: Sanjeev Sanyal
Sanjeev Sanyal, Visiting Fellow at IDFC Institute, shares his views on the idea of India, the Indian economy, and reforms in an interview in the Mint.
February 25, 2016
The Left paralysis
In this article in The Week, Sanjeev Sanyal discusses the absence of balance in India's intellectual establishment.
February 24, 2016
‘Pikettymania’ Arrives in India
Vivek Dehejia's article, "A wrong priority for India" quoted in CIGI article by Keven Carmichael on the inequality debate in India
February 23, 2016
India is an outlier in its tax policy
In this Mint article, Praveen Chakravarty and Vivek Dehejia draw attention to India's peculiar and distorted tax structure....