December 05, 2019
Fiscal Modernisation: Lessons for India from the World
This paper approaches the issue of India's poor tax-to-GDP ratio by looking at how the developed economies of today built fiscal capacity over time — and then identifying broad policy lessons for India.
December 04, 2019
Opinion | Time for the orchestrated use of three different economic levers
A nuanced combination of lower interest rates, fiscal expansion and a cheaper rupee could help India’s economy recover.
December 02, 2019
GDP: How deep is the slowdown?
A closer look at the recent GDP data and core sector growth rates to highlight implications for government spending.
November 27, 2019
Opinion | The Indian consumer seems to have buckled under pressure
As growth slows, it seems that Indian consumers are contributing to the decline in aggregate demand.
November 25, 2019
Maharashtra 'Pawar' play: Game of Thrones in the age of BJP 2.0
Analyzing the ongoing political drama in Maharashtra reveals important aspects of politics in the era of a no-holds-barred BJP.
November 19, 2019
Opinion | What the iPod can teach us about the global trade game
Insights into international trade dynamics and what this could mean for policy makers in India, when supply chains in China are set to move.
November 17, 2019
Moody’s and the mood of the economy
A comprehensive look at the various factors responsible for the present downturn, in the light of Moody's recent downgrade of India's outlook.
November 12, 2019
Opinion | There’s more that RBI needs to think about than just rate cuts
Given the economic slump, it should review whether its neutral real interest rate and inflation target need to be recalibrated.
November 11, 2019
RCEP retreat and detained reforms
India’s pause—or exit—is simply the price of the systemic flaws that have rendered the economy less than competitive.
November 05, 2019
Opinion | What mild signs of an economic recovery imply for Indian policy
India may be headed for a weak recovery in the second half of the current fiscal year but stimulus measures must support it