November 21, 2016
Demonetisation and Political Realignment in India
Partial demonetisation has ensured a substantial shift in the political discourse to economic issues.
November 18, 2016
To Curb Black Money, Strike at the Business Model of Politics
Shankkar Aiyar, Visiting Fellow at IDFC Institute writes about adopting a holistic action plan to curb black money
September 15, 2016
Moving Towards Better Definitions of ‘Urban’ in India
It is important to recognise and fix the flaws in the current method of defining urban areas as it forms the basis for important policies such as eligibility for government schemes.
September 14, 2016
India’s Interstate Disparity
The states diverge on several economic, social and demographic indicators.
August 12, 2016
Responding to Rapid Urban Expansion
This Livemint blogpost argues that the challenges posed by urban sprawl can be better addressed by an institutional framework that establishes multi-scale governance.
August 10, 2016
For Low GST Rates, Cut Costs, Losses, Waste and Theft
The article reflects on the unique opportunity to repair and restructure governance in the wake of GST
August 02, 2016
Mismanaged Urban Planning System
The State must adopt a balanced and informed approach to optimise Urban Planning.
July 06, 2016
Minimum Government, Maximum Governance: A Manifesto for a Limited State
The article stresses the importance of a strong but limited state i.e. minimum government, maximum governance
June 16, 2016
Arvind Panagariya on the State of the Indian Economy
June 14, 2016
The Smart City Delusion
For developing countries, fixing the basics is crucial before talking about smart cities innovation.