June 26, 2019
‘India Story’ Caught Between Qs & As
The ‘India Story’ is caught between questions and answers. Perception is challenged by the perils of slowdown.
March 11, 2019
The mounting challenges of a two-speed Indian economy
The dualism of income stagnation in the farm sector and the rapid growth in rest of the private sector is our next big hurdle.
February 26, 2019
Fast Fact: Positive Feedback Loops between Ease of Doing Business and Economic Growth Exist Across Income Groups
Economic growth is positively correlated with ease of doing business. This trend holds for countries across income groups.
February 13, 2019
Has India successfully tamed the inflation dragon?
India has contained inflation in recent years, but it is risky to say that it has decisively won the battle
February 06, 2019
Inside the Rashomon world of Indian macroeconomic data
Estimating economic activity is never going to be an easy task in an economy that has poor data standards.
January 24, 2019
India now faces its own version of Soviet Union’s scissors crisis
Managing relative price of food in terms of industrial goods will be one of the biggest policy challenges for the government.
January 15, 2019
Indian economy in a better place under Arun Jaitley but challenges remain
Although the Indian economy is more stable now, some structural challenges to economic growth are still staring us in the face
December 20, 2018
Why expanding India’s direct tax net is relevant
India is trapped between nations that get a lot of foreign aid and the ones with strong tax collections.
July 10, 2018
Politics of Paddy and MSP of Votes
Maharashtra, where the BJP faces a possible Congress and NCP coalition and the tantrums of seasonal friend Shiv Sena, is the largest producer of jowar.
September 15, 2017
The Role of Women in Financial Inclusion
Shamika Ravi, Senior Visiting Fellow at IDFC Institute, comments on why women’s participation is essential to the sustainable development goals framework. As women build their capital assets, they will become more successful in terms of financial i...