April 16, 2020
Why does India have so few Covid-19 cases and deaths?
February 11, 2020
Mumbai: Slow Commuting, Low Productivity
IDFC Institute's new working paper unearths the extent of Mumbai’s congestion, quantifies its economic and environmental costs and provides actionable results for policymakers by identifying chokepoints.
October 22, 2019
Opinion | What a look at the long waves of India’s credit cycle could tell us
Writing for Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha takes a look at India's current credit cycle from a long term perspective. He notes that the gap between bank credit and nominal GDP points to broader concerns about domestic savings rates.
October 15, 2019
Opinion | What a carbon tax can and can’t achieve against climate change
In this article for Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha discusses the merits and demerits of a global carbon tax. He also looks at the fairness of having developing economies like India adopt the same.
October 08, 2019
Opinion | China has pulled ahead of India on far more than the economy
In this article for Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha discusses how China’s lead over India is much larger from the purview of social indicators.
June 12, 2019
How India made its mark at the Bretton Woods Conference
In a real moment of multilateralism, the Bretton Woods conference was one where countries like India made their mark.
February 19, 2019
Terror attacks on India: Pakistan perfidy and global hypocrisy
In his latest, The New Indian Express column Shankkar Aiyer, Visiting Senior Fellow, opines that India’s target should not just be the instruments but the instrumentality of terror as state policy.
January 25, 2019
IDFC Institute's Work on Regional Divergence is Quoted in the Harvard Economics Review
In a blog post of the Harvard Economics Review, CAFRAL's Sujan Bandyopadhyay and Anmol Agarwal quote our work on regional divergence.
January 02, 2019
The Faustian bargain we have struck with ‘godless secularism’
When religion was forcibly ejected from the public sphere, what replaced it was a vacuum—a malaise or an ennui
August 13, 2018
From Nehru’s ‘idea of India’ to Modi’s ‘new India’
Modi’s policy actions have allowed us to fill in some of the blanks in how his new India differs from the Nehruvian idea