May 16, 2016
The Importance of Being Raghuram Govind Rajan
Visitng Fellow, Shankkar Aiyar in this The New Indian Express article looks at the current tenure of the Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Dr. Raghuram Govind Rajan and gives a politico-economic lowdown on his accomplishments as the Governor...
April 11, 2016
Time for a world currency?
In a world even more subject to destabilizing volatility, Robert Mundell’s proposal to create a global unit of account merits serious consideration.
March 20, 2016
What Explains the Great Global Slowdown?
Vivek Dehejia writes in Mint about "arcane economics concept from the 1930s" that "occupy centre stage in economic policy debates today".
August 03, 2015
Inflation Targeting and the Evolution of Monetary Policy
There is no credible alternative to inflation targeting in the world of central banking today
July 28, 2015
In defence of the financial code
It is pure alarmism to claim the Union government plans to seize control of monetary policy from the RBI
July 20, 2015
The peril of cheap money
In a world of asset price inflation, it is more profitable to buy an existing asset than to start new enterprises.
March 04, 2015
Rate Cut an Endorsement by RBI of Government's Fiscal Strategy: Interview
"In a chat with ET Now, Rajiv Lall, IDFC, shares his views on the latest rate cut by the RBI."
November 03, 2014
FIIs Behind Boom in Markets Since 2000
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in Business Standard: "It's clear that behind the five-fold increase in Sensex and ten-fold increase in market capitalisation in the 21st century is actually the greenback, not the signature of our RBI gover...