Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicEconomic policies

Topic: Economic policies

Why did India not fulfil its economic potential? New book outlines ‘economics of non-performance’

In 'The India Story', former RBI governor Bimal Jalan writes that much remains to be done about our economy since the boost of the 1990s.

Former RBI governor Bimal Jalan traces India’s economic history & lessons for future in a new book

Published by Rupa, ‘The India Story’ by Bimal Jalan will be released on 21 July on ThePrint’s ‘Softcover’.

India’s top economic policy think-tanks and the changes in their leadership

World Bank economist Deepak Mishra was appointed director & chief executive of ICRIER. NIPFP made 2 changes last year, while NCAER is looking for a new chief.

Modi shouldn’t echo Xi’s policies because India isn’t China on so many levels

Market economies seeking private investment don’t function well without autonomous institutions, checks on executive excess, and freedom to express opinion without fear.

Why India needs to be a model to the world on Covid vaccine delivery

If vaccine delivery mechanism can be evolved in India, other developing countries can replicate it. Without one, they can’t escape pandemic even with vaccine.

Modi turns 70 next week, and clock is ticking for him to change his legacy for the better

Sub-optimal economic legacies are typical of strongman leaders. Modi can avoid that, but things are beginning to get stacked up against him.

Populist politics seen as a key risk to Indian economy and stocks, JPMorgan warns

India is battling one of the world’s fastest growth of Covid-19, and the devastation due to the pandemic is fostering conditions in which populist rhetoric thrives, say the analysts.

Why economics needs new theories about stimulus and inflation

Instead of spinning theories that just say hyperinflation will happen at some unknown point, macroeconomists could look at countries that do experience it and study them.

After ‘unique’ meeting, Abhijit Banerjee praises Modi’s move to reform civil services

Economics Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee thanked PM Modi for discussing his govt's thinking behind its policies.

To avoid sinking to 1980s levels, Modi must take direct charge of economic policy

PM Modi needs to develop an understanding of how different elements of a revival strategy mesh together, and then stay the course.

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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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