July 05, 2018
The challenge of formalizing the Indian economy
The government is still too prominent at the “commanding heights” of the economy and it must recede further, making room for a rejuvenated private sector.
June 20, 2018
Demonetisation failed to make India a ‘less cash’ society
The ratio of currency in circulation as share of broad money is back at pre-demonetisation levels, according to Reserve Bank of India data
January 22, 2018
A Misleading Story of Job Creation
The op-ed talks about the grim situation in the job market as it stands
November 30, 2017
To Call Demonetisation a Political Success is Not Accurate
Praveen Chakravarty, Visiting Senior Fellow maintains in his Hindustan times article that the narrative of note ban being an economic failure but a political success is a deeply flawed one....
November 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Modi's Currency Gamble Damaged Indian Economy
Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, Praveen Chakravarty, writes for BBC News about the impact of demonetisation on the three most important sectors in India; agriculture, manufacturing and construction, one year post Demonetisation....
November 09, 2017
Demonetisation: Manmohan Singh To Modi - Time For Politicking Over, Let’s Rebuild The Economy
Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, Praveen Chakravarty, interviewed former Prime Minister of India, Shri Manmohan Singh one year after the Modi Government announced demonetisation, in this BloombergQuint article....
September 06, 2017
RBI Data Isn’t Enough: It’s Premature to Argue if Demonetisation was a Success or Failure
In this Print article, Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor, Law and Economics, at Columbia University, Vivek Dehejia, Resident Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute and Pravin Krishna, Chung Ju Yung distinguished professor of international economics at...
September 01, 2017
RBI Data Reveals Demonetisation was the Epitome of Whimsical, Illogical Policymaking
The three problems meant to be solved through demonetisation.
March 30, 2017
Looking Back at Demonetisation
Looking back at demonetisation: The concerns of its legion of critics have all been proven plain wrong.
February 02, 2017
Union Budget 2017: A Routine Affair
With the 12th Plan passing into history when the current fiscal year ends on 31 March, India will, for the first time since the early years of independence, no longer be a planned economy, but a market economy.