August 09, 2020
US-China, Nixon to Trump: End of a delusion?
Nixon called it the Week that Changed the World. July 2020 makes it 49 years, nearly half a century, since the fertilisation of a delusive idea which rested on a parade of fallacies and follies.
August 07, 2020
Opinion | A development story with an epilogue yet to be written
Niranjan Rajadhyaksha writes in Mint about India's quest to structurally transform its economy....
August 07, 2020
Tackling Covid-19 through adaptive control: lessons from India
What's adaptive control? Dr. Vaidehi Tandel, Prof. Anup Malani, Luis Bettencourt, Satej Soman and Jonathan Gruber discuss a few lessons from India for tackling COVID-19....
July 30, 2020
Grants from Centre and States' Fiscal Marksmanship
We undertake a study of 28 states to establish the issues with their revenue budgets’ fiscal marksmanship.
July 29, 2020
Opinion | A century of education at the Bombay School of Economics
As Bombay School of Economics enters its centenary year, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha fondly reminisces and writes in LiveMint, about his alma mater, and how it has given the country some of the best of her Economists and shaped the country's economic thou...
July 22, 2020
Opinion | The return of workers to cities isn’t a sign of normalcy
In this article, Anup Malani and Vaidehi Tandel discuss the return of migrant workers from rural areas and its likely implications on the spread of COVID and the urban economy.
July 21, 2020
Opinion | Indian inflation and what the tea leaves have to say in a pandemic
Niranjan Rajadhyaksha discusses the case of Indian inflation—what explains its sharp spike when the pandemic struck and why in an economy expected to contract, it continues to be high.
July 19, 2020
Covid-19 has exposed India's failure to deliver even the most basic obligations to its people
In his column for CNN, Shankkar Aiyar discusses how India's fragile public healh system has struggled with consequences of the pandemic.
July 16, 2020
Why India must remain vocal for global
Embracing economic isolation at this point will be a strategic mistake. India must seize global opportunities, must avoid the middle-income trap and should not be afraid to engage with the world
July 15, 2020
Don’t blame dense cities. They have been resilient
Vaidehi Tandel and Reuben Abraham explain that it is not density, but socioeconomic factors, state capacity, and lack of experience which explain case load...