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
December 23, 2016
Praveen Chakravarty and Vivek Dehejia Cited in Entry Tax Case Judgement
Praveen Chakravarty and Vivek Dehejia's article on economic divergence between the rich and poor states in India cited in the Entry Tax Case judgement by Justice Bhanumathi...
December 05, 2016
Fixing the Plumbing—of our Political Economy
With demonetisation, the media has got their wish of the Modi government moving on politically difficult reforms
August 05, 2016
Flexibility left with GST Council welcoming
Rajiv Lall comments on the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill.
June 06, 2016
The Cess Pool, Milch Class and the Idea of Free Money
Visiting Fellow, Shankkar Aiyar in this The New Indian Express article argues that the tax payer is entitled for a statement on deployment of cess and outcome of achievement since they are asked to part with their money for a specific purpose.
May 13, 2016
Policy Making Easy, Political Acceptance Tougher Part: Raghuram Rajan
Raghuram Rajan makes a critical point - that while policy making is easy, getting political acceptance for implementation is the harder part.
April 06, 2016
Nudging the voter in one direction?
Simultaneous elections for State Assemblies and Parliament can have a tangible, and perhaps undesirable, impact on voter behaviour
December 28, 2015
Douglass North and the Importance of Institutions
Unlike the prevailing fashion then or now, North focused on perennial, grand questions of political economy
September 02, 2015
The Political Economy of Data
Decisions regarding investing in collection of data and providing open access to data collected by the government in developing countries are based on political economy considerations.