April 17, 2017
Silly Season and the Stampede of Mad Hatter Notions
The question is not whether governments are right or wrong. The question is whether the measures mooted will deliver the objectives.
March 28, 2017
Dismantling the Permit Raj in Housing
Stringent land-use regulations have been a major source of housing market distortions in Indian cities.
March 07, 2017
All Those Who Are Out of the Tax Net
It is not surprising that only 3% of Indians pay income tax.
February 06, 2017
Budget 2017 presents the power of ideas; now, find champions for success
Shankkar Aiyar highlights the need for champions who can power the ideas that lie latent in Budget 2017
December 28, 2016
Vivek Dehejia, Resident Fellow, Attends PM's Meeting with Experts
Vivek Dehejia, Resident Fellow at the IDFC institute was invited to a meeting of experts, held by the Prime Minister, to map out the future economic plan.
December 27, 2016
Demonetisation Fallacies and Demonetisation Math
Vivek Dehejia, Jagdish Bhagwati and Pravin Krishna use figures to counter demonetisation fallacies
December 26, 2016
Niti Aayog Needs Transformation to Transform India
To reform India, NITI Aayog has to first ensure that its organizational mandate is sound
December 22, 2016
Cross Border Trade and Ease of Doing Business
Analysis of the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business report and how India lags behind under the category of cross border trade.
November 23, 2016
Why We Need to Debate the ‘One Nation, One Election’ Idea Further
This “one nation, one policy” notion is deeply flawed and ill-suited for the India of today when the differences among its states are the starkest in the world
November 22, 2016
Cash Crisis: Who to Blame Can Wait, What Must Be Done Cannot!
Offering real time solutions for mitigating the problem needs an examination of the anatomy of the cash crisis to recognise the magnitude of the supply-demand gap