January 30, 2019
Guaranteed basic income is not a solution to mass poverty
Let economic growth work for the top eight income deciles, and government welfare spending focus on the bottom two.
November 09, 2017
Demonetisation: Manmohan Singh To Modi - Time For Politicking Over, Let’s Rebuild The Economy
Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, Praveen Chakravarty, interviewed former Prime Minister of India, Shri Manmohan Singh one year after the Modi Government announced demonetisation, in this BloombergQuint article....
August 17, 2017
India's Tax Reform
The GST Is an Important, Limited First Step
July 02, 2017
India’s ‘Simplified’ Tax Scheme is Anything but Simple
Twenty-nine states are now working under the same, centralised Goods and Services Tax, but most seem ill-prepared for the tidal wave of economic disorder it seems likely to bring
March 27, 2017
Why Care About Inequality?
In the real world, accumulated inequalities of outcomes can, and do, become embedded in inequalities of opportunity and access.
September 05, 2016
The Gap Between Rich and Poor States
The article proposes that India is the only large country that is experiencing an economic divergence among its states
April 18, 2016
Can an economy grow forever?
After a century and a half of rapid growth, many believe technological innovation, and the growth it brings, is the norm, not the exception
February 24, 2016
‘Pikettymania’ Arrives in India
Vivek Dehejia's article, "A wrong priority for India" quoted in CIGI article by Keven Carmichael on the inequality debate in India
February 16, 2016
The Wrong Priority for India
Vivek Dehejia argues in his Mint article that, "A fixation on inequality is sheer folly for an economy in which the problem is poverty, a matter of absolute deprivation"
June 26, 2015
Book Review | Inequality: What can be done?
IDFC Institute's Vivek Dehejia writes in Mint: "Atkinson seems to harbour the conceit of scientific socialism that if only we try hard enough, the govt can fix everything that ails us."