June 03, 2019
The Indian Macro Policy Playbook: Time for a Fresh Look
There is a need to take a fresh look at India's macro policy playbook. This paper presents five sets of policy recommendations that can help raise potential growth without putting economic stability at risk.
September 03, 2018
Repetitive Rhetoric and Raging Rupee
The journey from systemic somnolence to stated “concern” to panic depends on the velocity of volatility and the momentum of events.
August 13, 2018
India and the August Republics
This week, India will observe 71 years of Independence.
July 30, 2018
Is India living through a new ‘gilded age’?
Economic growth is not quite as white hot as it was during the heyday of the previous government, but India remains the world’s fastest-growing major economy
April 23, 2018
Mapping India’s GDP
IDFC Institute has developed a web-tool that allows users to view the variation in economic activity across India at a granular level.
January 31, 2018
Ten Things I Learnt From The Economic Survey
The Economic Survey of 2017-18 was presented recently by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, who said that he learnt 10 new things while preparing this survey.
January 29, 2018
The Myth of the Myth of ‘Jobless Growth’
We cannot say whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi has yet been successful in his promise to boost job creation in India.
January 29, 2018
Lost miracle: How India wasted an opportunity to add $200 billion to its economy
The three stars— a ruling party’s Parliament majority, development agenda and low oil prices— may never align again, that is the biggest takeaway from Economic Survey 2018.
December 13, 2017
When Statistics Obfuscate Meaning
The article highlights the importance of reading between the numbers to understand the real picture, whether it is GDP growth or inflation
November 13, 2017
Impact of Demonitisation on India's Small Businesses
Effects of the cash ban on Indian businesses.