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.
December 09, 2016
How Modi Changed (And Changed) The Demonetisation Narrative
Praveen Chakravarty writes on the shifting goalposts of demonetisation
September 04, 2016
Notes on Sloth: Snippets from the Standing Committees
The article contends that India’s many failures are due to lack of administrative accountability
August 29, 2016
The Quality of Quantity and the Broken State of Education
The article looks at the reasons for India's abysmal education system and provides remedies
August 10, 2016
For Low GST Rates, Cut Costs, Losses, Waste and Theft
The article reflects on the unique opportunity to repair and restructure governance in the wake of GST
April 11, 2016
How Successful Smart Cities Become Is A Function Of Who’s In-Charge
Pritika Hingorani and Komal Hiranandani write in Swarajya: "The way we choose to finance and structure the Smart Cities initiative has direct implications for governance and who holds power in our cities....
March 28, 2016
Modinomics at two
In this Mint article, Vivek Dehejia, Resident Fellow at IDFC Institute, writes that at the end of his two years as the PM, Narendra Modi should be best described as a pragmatic modernizer of the government’s role in the economy....
January 11, 2016
Vivek Dehejia quoted in Open magazine to explain the gradualist approach to economic reform in the context of the performance of Narendra Modi's government.
November 14, 2015
It’s dissonance, stupid
District-wise analysis of how the voters of Bihar voted for the BJP and Modi in this election
November 14, 2015
A Reverse Swing
Exactly why did the BJP suffer such a brutal reversal?