September 17, 2019
Even sectoral solutions call for a broader economic outlook
The Modi government should not limit itself to sectoral policy responses each time there is trouble in one part of the economy.
May 02, 2019
The Hindi Heartland Votes and Niranjan Rajadhyaksha on the Modi Economy
Research Director and Senior Fellow Niranjan Rajadhyaksha provides a big picture assessment of Modi's economy after five years.
March 25, 2019
Economy: good, bad and ugly views
In this article for the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar discusses the good, bad and ugly views surrounding the debate around the economy as we approach the 2019 general elections in India....
November 26, 2018
Use RBI surplus for sovereign fund
The crux of the matter is who will cough up the cost of clearing the swamp in the financial sector to prevent a systemic crisis.
November 21, 2018
World War I: a turning point for the Indian economy
The extraordinary profits earned during World War I provided the initial capital for several Indian industrial groups that would become dominant in the years to independence
November 19, 2018
An economist who never pulled his punches
T.N. Srinivasan, along with Jagdish Bhagwati and Padma Desai, deserves the lion’s share of credit for developing the intellectual consensus around economic liberalization
November 05, 2018
A $2.6 Trillion Economy Depends on a Credible Central Bank
The Reserve Bank of India pushes back against the government’s political meddling and cronyism
November 05, 2018
RBI: What is the Indian central bank's conflict with the government?
The unseemly public spat between the government and RBI is bound to further undermine confidence in the economy
October 24, 2018
The investment cycle has finally begun to turn
There are reasons to believe that a cyclical recovery is underway but the larger structural decline in the investment rate has not yet been addressed
October 17, 2018
The great Indian inflation puzzle
The initial success of flexible inflation targeting by RBI’s monetary policy committee is undoubtedly welcome, but the acid test lies ahead