January 07, 2021
Devising a Vaccine Strategy for India
Anup Malani and Reuben Abraham discuss five key issues for devising a COVID-19 vaccination strategy for India.
December 15, 2020
The fiscal cost of RBI’s bulging foreign exchange stash
As the COVID-19 economic crisis unfolds in India, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha explains that the country is engaged in a "complicated balancing act", where its central bank holds excess foreign exchange reserves which involve fiscal costs....
December 03, 2020
Indian cities may not be sprawling, but their density is a major concern especially in a pandemic
The authors argue how inefficient city density management may have contributed to urban cities becoming pandemic epicentres, and call for public policy makers to treat this as a pressing issue.
December 02, 2020
The Indian economic recovery seems led by profits, not wages
Assessing India’s economic recovery, Niranjan sparks an important debate regarding a wage-led v. profit-led economic recovery strategy, having implications for aggregate demand. He argues that in case of a profit-led strategy, recovery will be stre...
November 20, 2020
Devise an India-specific Covid vaccination plan
Anup Malani argues that India’s vaccine deployment strategy requires customisation and careful planning to be successful.
November 01, 2020
Schadenfreude and spectre of COVID-19 second wave
October 04, 2020
2020 US Polls: The test of events
September 29, 2020
A demand shock could follow the supply squeeze of our lockdown
August 30, 2020
One nation, one tax, one act of God
In his column for the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar comments on the Indian government's discourse on the economic slowdown. He urges for addressing State's due compensations and highlights a few solutions that the central government can a...
August 25, 2020
Our corona crunch is quite unlike any other crisis in recent times
In Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha compares the macroeconomic variables of India’s previous economic crises with the current shock. He argues that the COVID-19 crisis is different, and calls for developing a new policy response.