February 18, 2018
Nirav Modi Scam: The Stench of Sloth
The anger among the people is about the fact that the system was manipulated so easily by one individual to cart away crores.
February 13, 2018
Fringe Farragoes and the Sounds of Silence
There is madness and then there is a method, and frequently madness becomes the method.
February 12, 2018
India’s protectionist folly
Tariff hikes in the Union Budget 2018-19 reflects an erroneously mercantilist mindset
February 05, 2018
Middle-Class Anger and Budget 2018
Shankkar Aiyar, Visiting Senior Fellow, writes on the recently tabled, Budget 2018 in his New Indian Express article. He opines that the anger of the middle class is about the relief that was expected and which is not in the budget....
February 02, 2018
Modi puts politics first
A budget of promises and missed economic opportunities
February 01, 2018
PSUs, Disinvestment, Public Monies, and the Shape of Water
In India, disinvestment is not necessarily disinvestment as Keynes defined it.
January 31, 2018
Ten Things I Learnt From The Economic Survey
The Economic Survey of 2017-18 was presented recently by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, who said that he learnt 10 new things while preparing this survey.
January 29, 2018
The Myth of the Myth of ‘Jobless Growth’
We cannot say whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi has yet been successful in his promise to boost job creation in India.
January 29, 2018
Lost miracle: How India wasted an opportunity to add $200 billion to its economy
The three stars— a ruling party’s Parliament majority, development agenda and low oil prices— may never align again, that is the biggest takeaway from Economic Survey 2018.
January 28, 2018
Social Fault lines: Ideas for Budget 2018
Nine ideas that may help heal socio-economic fault lines in India