December 13, 2016
Question of Answers: Are the MPs Representing Voters or Parties?
Shankkar Aiyar writes about the the role played by the opposition in holding the government accountable
December 12, 2016
Demonetisation for Behavioural Change
Praveen Chakravarty, Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, questions the 'shock and awe' move by the government to nudge people towards a cashless society
November 24, 2016
Currency Reform and the Economic Process
Currency reform, although a risky natural experiment, offers insights into the economic process.
November 23, 2016
Why We Need to Debate the ‘One Nation, One Election’ Idea Further
This “one nation, one policy” notion is deeply flawed and ill-suited for the India of today when the differences among its states are the starkest in the world
November 18, 2016
To Curb Black Money, Strike at the Business Model of Politics
Shankkar Aiyar, Visiting Fellow at IDFC Institute writes about adopting a holistic action plan to curb black money
October 27, 2016
Accidental India: A History of the Nations Passage Through Crisis and Change | Book Review
Shankkar Aiyar’s ‘Accidental India: A History of the Nations Passage Through Crisis and Change’, presents a thought-provoking perspective on the economic and political history of post-independence India. Combining academic rigor with journal...
October 21, 2016
How About An Outcome Budget Before Budget 2017?
Suffice to say that the government spends more money than it earns and faster than can be counted. The moot question being asked by tax payers – those paying income tax as also those paying excise on match boxes and service tax on the mobile rechar...
October 20, 2016
Dr. Vivek Dehejia Presents a Lecture "Where is India Going?" at the LUISS Guido Carli in Rome
Vivek Dehejia Presents a Lecture "Where is India Going?" at the LUISS Guido Carli in Rome on the ease of doing business in India.
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