May 08, 2020
Relax FRBM target for states to fight COVID-19
In the Financial Express, Prakhar Misra and Sharmadha Srinivasan discuss the financial struggles that Indian states face as a result of the economic damage due to Covid-19. They recommend a set of actions to provide them with more resources....
December 10, 2018
Peter buys PSU, pays Paul to plug deficit
The government is stripping cash from productive public sector entities to bridge the gap between revenues and galloping expenditure.
March 30, 2017
Looking Back at Demonetisation
Looking back at demonetisation: The concerns of its legion of critics have all been proven plain wrong.
March 28, 2017
Dismantling the Permit Raj in Housing
Stringent land-use regulations have been a major source of housing market distortions in Indian cities.
March 07, 2017
All Those Who Are Out of the Tax Net
It is not surprising that only 3% of Indians pay income tax.
February 21, 2017
Decoding India’s Low Tax Base Conundrum
Why do only 3% of Indians pay tax?
December 27, 2016
Demonetisation Fallacies and Demonetisation Math
Vivek Dehejia, Jagdish Bhagwati and Pravin Krishna use figures to counter demonetisation fallacies
December 26, 2016
Niti Aayog Needs Transformation to Transform India
To reform India, NITI Aayog has to first ensure that its organizational mandate is sound
December 23, 2016
Known Unknowns and Why it Makes Sense to Move GST to 2018
In the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar makes the case for deferring GST rollout to 2018, in light of demonetisation.
December 19, 2016
The Many Canards Surrounding Currency Swap
In this Mint article, Resident Senior Fellow Vivek Dehejia presents his view on the monetary economics of demonetisation.