June 03, 2016
‘Demographic Dividend’ is Under Way with Collapse in Fertility
Latest survey data suggest that Indian fertility has fallen sharply in recent years and is already at the ‘replacement level’ needed to keep the population stable. Urban fertility is now at levels seen in developed countries and in some places am...
May 31, 2016
Abki Baar Get Rid of the Roundabouts in the Sarkar
To deliver on the promise of minimum government, maximum governance, the Modi Sarkar must ask the moot question: “Should the government be doing all that it is doing?”
May 23, 2016
Congress’s long goodbye
Vivek Dehejia of IDFC Institute shares his reflections on the recent assembly elections in India and what they augur for the governing BJP and the opposition Congress parties.
May 23, 2016
The Times Table
The sign of the times is: National parties out, alliances in
May 22, 2016
Ideas-Mukt Congress Scripts Its Own Electoral Eclipse
India needs a new credible opposition.
May 20, 2016
History Made in Assam, Repeated in Kerala
In this India Spend article, Rithika Kumar and Swapnil Bhandari, Senior Analyst and Associate at IDFC Institute present their analysis of the electoral results in Assam, Kerala, West Bengaland Tamil Nadu. ...
May 18, 2016
BJP’s Gains In Assam Unrelated To Record Voter Turnouts
Anti-Incumbency in Assam not related to high voter turnout
May 16, 2016
The Importance of Being Raghuram Govind Rajan
Visitng Fellow, Shankkar Aiyar in this The New Indian Express article looks at the current tenure of the Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Dr. Raghuram Govind Rajan and gives a politico-economic lowdown on his accomplishments as the Governor...
May 15, 2016
Why have Capital Flows to Emerging Markets Slowed Down
We need a new Bretton Woods system to reduce volatility in capital flows and the global economy.
May 09, 2016
Don’t Blame it on NITI Aayog
Vivek Dehejia argues that NITI Aayog's presentation to the government - Creating a Movement for Change - should be evaluated for what it is supposed to be, a roadmap for the bureaucracy to function better, and not be misconstrued as a statement of e...