Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: economic growth


10 fastest-growing global cities in India: Economic boom or poor focus on quality of life?

A study by Oxford Economics reveals that the 10-fastest growing cities in the world in the next two decades will all be from India, with Gujarat's Sur...
Motorcyclists ride past a model aircraft displayed between highways in Surat, Gujarat | Karen Dias/Bloomberg

All the 10 fastest-growing cities in the world from 2018 to 2035 are in India

Surat will see the fastest expansion through 2035.

RBI holds interest rates amid slowing inflation

RBI decision to hold rates is likely to appease Modi govt, which wants banks to continue lending to boost growth before Lok Sabha polls.

New GDP data shows India is headed for a slowdown

The new GDP data makes it clear that potential growth of the Indian economy is now a lot lower than earlier expected.

These charts show why investor confidence in India is cooling

Economic growth in the July-September quarter may have retreated from the 8 per cent plus expansion in the three months ended June, a slew of high-frequency data show.
Pedestrians cross the street in front of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge in California | David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

How research is a Nobel way of attaining economic growth

Paul Romer, co-winner of this year’s economics prize, showed that research leads to new discoveries which in turn create possibilities of economic gro...
Arun Jaitley

Indian middle-class will drive consumption-led growth for next two decades, says Jaitley

Arun Jaitley says India has historically been resistant to new ideas, but needs to change urgently and take reforms on board.
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Climate change can cost us even more than we think

Polarised politics within and among countries may not necessarily yield rational outcomes with respect to climate change policies. 

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence may gobble up jobs, but it will also free men to do care work

Currently much care work is low paid, unpaid or invisible – and mostly done by women.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...