December 13, 2018
India -- retreat of liberal economics
New central bank chief will likely bring less independence and more obedience to Modi's policy demands.
December 12, 2018
What the Urjit Patel resignation episode tells us
The Urjit Patel resignation episode is by itself not going to change India’s economic trajectory.
November 12, 2018
T. N. Srinivasan: An economist for all seasons
The death of T. N. Srinivasan, the iconoclast who laid the intellectual groundwork for India’s economic reforms, marks the end of an era
October 10, 2018
In praise of Indian female economists
The recent appointment of Gita Gopinath as IMF chief economist has once again thrown the spotlight on the glass ceiling in economics
April 23, 2018
How Milton Friedman and Edmund Phelps changed macroeconomics
None of the contemporary debate would have been possible without the googly that Milton Friedman and Edmund Phelps threw at the economics profession.
April 02, 2018
North, South and Centre: This is us
A narrative of north versus south, them versus us, Centre versus states with splices of rationality riveted with rhetoric has come to occupy centre stage.
March 26, 2018
Congress heads back to the centre on economics
The Congress economic policy resolution this year signalling a change in its stance from far-left economics to sensible, centrist economics is a welcome gesture.
March 07, 2017
All Those Who Are Out of the Tax Net
It is not surprising that only 3% of Indians pay income tax.
January 23, 2017
The Sordid Saga of Rs. 92,651 Crore Post-Harvest Losses
Shankkar Ayar places the figure of Rs. 92,651 crore as the money that farmers lose annually to systemic sloth.
December 26, 2016
Niti Aayog Needs Transformation to Transform India
To reform India, NITI Aayog has to first ensure that its organizational mandate is sound