April 21, 2021
India’s second corona wave and the lessons learnt from last year
We must step up vaccinations and let fiscal rather than RBI policy lead our crisis response this time
March 21, 2021
The US-China Byte Dance: Can India Foxtrot?
In this piece for the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar opines on the "orbit shifting opportunity" that has presented itself to India amidst the recent geopolitical developments between the United States and China. ...
October 28, 2020
We should keep a close watch of China’s dual circulation strategy
October 25, 2020
Gross domestic pain on rise of Bangladesh
In the backdrop of Bangladesh's per capita income overtaking that of India's, in The New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar argues that the India's poor policy choices through decades have hindered the economic growth of the country....
September 07, 2020
Why the economy can’t wait any more
In this article for The New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar urges for immediate economic reforms, in the light of contraction of GDP by 23.9% in Q1 of FY 2020-21.
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....
June 07, 2020
Growth interrupted: The visible hand
After India’s announcement of ‘One Nation, One Market’ in the agricultural sector, Shankkar Aiyar, in the New Indian Express, reflects on the mechanics of policy reforms in India, where problems and solutions for economic growth are known. ...
June 02, 2020
Opinion | How creative destruction could yield new market opportunities
In his column for Livemint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha remembers Orwell and J. B. Priestley's writings and discusses Prof. Barry Eichengreen's views about the impact on growth of the current economic crisis. ...
May 31, 2020
Dragon’s dare calls for reset of dollar dynamics
In this article, Shankkar Aiyar discusses shifts in geopolitics and the opportunity for India and the world to redesign economic engagement.
November 27, 2019
Opinion | The Indian consumer seems to have buckled under pressure
As growth slows, it seems that Indian consumers are contributing to the decline in aggregate demand.