August 02, 2015
A Year of Economics Express
An economic perspective of nearly everything
July 29, 2015
Sebi cracks the whip on speculation
Trading in derivatives far outstrips that in equities and is largely speculative. Sebi is taking steps to check this.
July 28, 2015
In defence of the financial code
It is pure alarmism to claim the Union government plans to seize control of monetary policy from the RBI
July 20, 2015
The peril of cheap money
In a world of asset price inflation, it is more profitable to buy an existing asset than to start new enterprises.
July 18, 2015
Twin demons of 2004 – Chandrababu Naidu’s loss and wrong lessons
Praveent Chakravarty asks if economic reforms really abetted Naidu's downfall in 2004.
July 06, 2015
A Europe sans union
Holes in the euro zone may lead to an unravelling of other elements of the union
July 04, 2015
90% Of Hindi Voters Sealed Indira Gandhi’s Fate
There were 376 constituencies in which there was a Congress candidate under Indira Gandhi’s leadership in both the 1971 and 1977 elections.
July 03, 2015
Le Corbusier's model city of Chandigarh
IDFC Institute's Pritika Hingorani interviewed by Financial Times on the planned city of Chandigarh
July 01, 2015
I am happy to over-invest in technology: IDFC’s Rajiv Lall
The way the world is moving, branches are becoming less relevant to connect with customers, says Rajiv Lall
June 26, 2015
Book Review | Inequality: What can be done?
IDFC Institute's Vivek Dehejia writes in Mint: "Atkinson seems to harbour the conceit of scientific socialism that if only we try hard enough, the govt can fix everything that ails us."