September 06, 2019
The LIC card and two more tricks that can get our economy humming again
India is caught at the intersection of a promise of a $5 trillion economy and the reality of a slowdown, between hope and despair.
September 06, 2019
A key piece in India’s slowdown puzzle that has gone unnoticed
While the slump debate has focused mostly on monetary and fiscal policies, our monetary dynamics offer a crucial insight.
August 20, 2019
Opinion | Is India headed for its worst growth recession in a decade?
It is risky at this juncture to bet merely on a natural recovery. Even so, using monetary policy is the best option right now
June 26, 2019
‘India Story’ Caught Between Qs & As
The ‘India Story’ is caught between questions and answers. Perception is challenged by the perils of slowdown.
March 11, 2019
The mounting challenges of a two-speed Indian economy
The dualism of income stagnation in the farm sector and the rapid growth in rest of the private sector is our next big hurdle.
February 13, 2019
Has India successfully tamed the inflation dragon?
India has contained inflation in recent years, but it is risky to say that it has decisively won the battle
February 06, 2019
Inside the Rashomon world of Indian macroeconomic data
Estimating economic activity is never going to be an easy task in an economy that has poor data standards.
January 24, 2019
India now faces its own version of Soviet Union’s scissors crisis
Managing relative price of food in terms of industrial goods will be one of the biggest policy challenges for the government.
January 15, 2019
Indian economy in a better place under Arun Jaitley but challenges remain
Although the Indian economy is more stable now, some structural challenges to economic growth are still staring us in the face
December 20, 2018
Why expanding India’s direct tax net is relevant
India is trapped between nations that get a lot of foreign aid and the ones with strong tax collections.