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 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 23, 2018
Waiting for Historic Direct Tax Reforms
The article talks about the need for a new direct tax code in the country
January 22, 2018
A Misleading Story of Job Creation
The op-ed talks about the grim situation in the job market as it stands
January 16, 2018
Interpreters of Maladies in Court
The fracas in the fraternity calls for attention and repair of a critical element of governance - deliverance of justice.
January 15, 2018
Hold the line on the fisc
Modi has the resolve to hold the line on the fiscal deficit, and that he and his political advisers reckon that the electorate will give him credit for doing the right thing