November 19, 2018
The Binary Babel of RBI Versus Government
The RBI cannot confuse de facto operational independence with de jure policy independence.
June 04, 2018
Air India flop: Lessons for all PSUs
The moot point is must the government own all that it owns, and must it manage whatever it decides to own?
June 12, 2017
Lessons From The East: Why Structural Reform Matters
Need for China to find a balance between providing transitory protections to nonviable firms and liberalising sectors in which the country has a comparative advantage.
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
November 14, 2016
War on Black Money or Peace with Magenta Money?
Praveen Chakravarty, Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute explains why introduction of Rs 2,000 rupee note, goes against the very grain of demonetisation of high value currency to prevent black money. ...
September 21, 2016
Day of the Specialist
The article highlights the need to revamp India's civil services program
September 19, 2016
Zika Hovers, Killer Diseases Breed in Cesspool of Politics
The article stresses on the need to revamp India's healthcare administration and empower local bodies to achieve national objectives
June 14, 2016
Why Repealing the Maharashtra Rent Control Act is Good Politics
Reviving rental housing needs drastic changes to the existing rent control regime to make it more responsive to the market while continuing to protect tenants against unfair rent increases and evictions.
January 19, 2016
Start-up Policy: A Flipped Cart
Splurging taxpayer funds in venture capital to boost start-ups is illogical and a travesty of the ‘minimum government’ promise.