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The Covid-19 shock: Learnings from the past, addressing the present - I

The Covid-19 pandemic and the containment measures adopted to check the spread of the disease, have caused an unprecedented economic crisis in India as well as the rest of the world. Further, India is...

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कोविड-19 का राज्य वित्त पर प्रभाव

स्वास्थ्य का विषय राज्य सरकारें देखती हैं, इस लिए जब से भारत में कोविड-19 महामारी की शुरुआत हुई, तब से अलग-अलग राज्यों ने वे सारी प्रतिक्रियाएं अपनाईं हैं जो वे अपने राज्य-स्तरीय विधानों के तहत अपना स...

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Covid-19: Consequences for state finances

When Covid-19 pandemic started in India, given that health is a state subject, individual states reacted as best they could under state-level legislations. However, as more than 60% of all economic ac...

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Covid-19: Ashok Kotwal speaks with Pronab Sen

In conversation with Ashok Kotwal on the ongoing economic crisis caused by lockdown to mitigate Covid-19 spread, Pronab Sen breaks down the problem into survival of individuals and livelihoods, and th...

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उनसे ज्यादा अंधा कोई और नहीं जो देखना हीं नहीं चाहते

भारत सरकार के आंकड़ों के आधार पर, भारत के अर्थशास्त्रियों ने और सरकार ने अर्थव्यवस्था की स्थिति को लेकर दो विपरीत आख्यान स्थापित किए हैं। इस पोस्ट में, प्रणव सेन ने इस दो आख्यानों के बीच के अंतर पर प्...

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There are none so blind as they who will not see

Based on Government of India’s own data, the government and the community of economists in India have come up with different narratives about the position of Indian economy. In this post, Pronab Sen...

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What should we do about the Indian economy? A wide-angled perspective - IV

In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen traced the genesis of the present economic slowdown. In this part, they discuss the way forward to arrest the slowdown. They suggest a ...

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What should we do about the Indian economy? A wide-angled perspective - III

In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen presented an export-led development strategy employed by successful Asian countries and why India failed on this front. In this part, t...

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What should we do about the Indian economy? A wide-angled perspective - II

In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen described the generic process of development in a dual economy. In this part, they present the strategies employed by successful Asian ...

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What should we do about the Indian economy? A wide-angled perspective - I

The Indian economy, one of the fastest growing economies in the world over the last three decades, today shows telltale signs of an economic slowdown. In this four-part series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab...

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डॉ. प्रणव सेन का पी.टी.आई. भाषा के साथ देश की आर्थिक सुस्ती पर साक्षात्कार

भारत के वर्तमान वित्तीय वर्ष की पहले तिमाही के रिपोर्ट आने से यह ज्ञात हो रहा है कि कई कारणों से देश आर्थिक सुस्ती से गुज़र रहा है। इस बढ़ती हुई आर्थिक सुस्ती के ऊपर डॉ प्रणव सेन का कहना है कि देश की सर...

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Why external sovereign debt should be avoided

The Finance Minister of India, in her 2019 Budget speech, announced the government’s intent to finance a part of the fiscal deficit by issuing sovereign bonds in the international financial markets....

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