November 18, 2014
IDFC CEO sees 'devastating reaction' if Budget disappoints
Rajiv Lall, the chairman of IDFC, spoke about issues plaguing the power sector, and on markets and the economy.
November 17, 2014
Housing For All: The Way Forward
A multi-pronged approach to simultaneously cater to different aspects of affordable housing is crucial.
November 04, 2014
India’s Labour Law Problem Can Only Be Fixed In Phases
IDFC Institute Advisory Council Member Manish Sabharwal writes in Quartz: "It is futile to hurry. India’s labour law problem can only be fixed in phases."
November 03, 2014
FIIs Behind Boom in Markets Since 2000
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in Business Standard: "It's clear that behind the five-fold increase in Sensex and ten-fold increase in market capitalisation in the 21st century is actually the greenback, not the signature of our RBI gover...
October 22, 2014
The Mathematics of Maharashtra
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in Business Standard: "A summary of Amit Shah's master strategy that helped the BJP emerge victorious in the recent Assembly elections"
October 10, 2014
Mumbai’s Towering Ambitions Brought Low by Legal Disputes
IDFC Institute's Vaidehi Tandel quoted in Financial Times article on legal wrangles stalling skyscraper projects in Mumbai.
October 08, 2014
Arithmetic, not ‘love jihad’
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in The Indian Express: "Alteration in the electoral landscape had a larger impact on BJP’s UP bypoll performance than its Hindutva campaign"
September 09, 2014
Reduce Speculation in Derivatives
Speculators betting heavily on stock price swings add to and exacerbate perceived distrust in the market
August 22, 2014
No Facebook and Twitter election
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in The Indian Express: "If, in 71 per cent of the cases, social media played no role and 70 per cent of the eventual winners had virtually no social media presence in constituencies that have the highest ...
August 01, 2014
AAP and the Politics of Urbanisation
IDFC Chairman Rajiv Lall writes in Business Standard about issues arising from India’s “Census Town” population, i.e. towns that the Census regards as urban, but are governed as rural by the Indian government....