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...
April 22, 2020
Opinion | This crisis could rip apart the usual macro policy playbook
If India sees a weak economic recovery after COVID19, it calls for painful policy options like fiscal austerity, financial repression, higher inflation, and higher tax rates. Extraordinary times lead to a radical departure from the standard macroecon...
March 25, 2020
Opinion | An income support plan for the poor to tide over testing times
March 18, 2020
Opinion | The coronavirus battle and its ripple effects on the economy
In this article for Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha writes on the ripple effects of corona on the economy and the economic policy measures needed.
January 28, 2020
Opinion | A framework for how a fiscal response should be crafted
Niranjan Rajadhyaksha presents a framework for crafting India's fiscal response in his latest for the Mint.
January 15, 2020
Opinion | Lessons for India from other economies in the Asian region
January 07, 2020
Opinion | A good budget this year would take the skill of a trapeze artist
In his latest for the Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha writes on the challenges and considerations for India's upcoming budget.
December 04, 2019
Opinion | Time for the orchestrated use of three different economic levers
A nuanced combination of lower interest rates, fiscal expansion and a cheaper rupee could help India’s economy recover.
November 17, 2019
Moody’s and the mood of the economy
A comprehensive look at the various factors responsible for the present downturn, in the light of Moody's recent downgrade of India's outlook.
September 29, 2019
Hard road beyond corporate tax cut
In this article for The New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar analyses the recent corporate tax rate cut and the need for continuous reforms. ...