November 16, 2017
Cash Ban affecting employment
The recent decline in the labour force participation rate should be a matter of deep concern for the Indian economy
March 07, 2017
All Those Who Are Out of the Tax Net
It is not surprising that only 3% of Indians pay income 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
October 19, 2016
GST Council Discusses a Four-Tier Rate Structure
The GST Council discusses a four-tier rate structure and agrees on compensation to the loss-incurring states for the first five years of the tax regime.
October 18, 2016
Case for a Parallel Higher Education
Why India needs a reimagining of the higher education system
September 09, 2016
The War on Cash
The article talks about the positive implications of efforts to curb black money and physical cash on jobs in India
March 14, 2016
The cost of paper compliance
Manish Sabharwal and Shihabudin Abdulkhader in Business Standard: "India's labour laws force employers to use five billion sheets of paper or 600,000 trees a year. It's time we dispensed with the paper trail and shifted all labour law paper, workflo...
March 11, 2016
Getting Urbanization Right for Better Jobs in India
IDFC Institute's Vaidehi Tandel and Komal Hiranandani write for the World Bank's "Jobs and Development" blog
March 09, 2016
Is There More To India’s Urbanization Beyond Delhi And Mumbai?
In this Mint article, Tadit Kundu argues that India's urbanization is lopsided and discusses interplay between income growth, rents and population density.