Tag Search: “fiscal policy”
Picking up the pieces
In an earlier article , Pronab Sen, Country Director, IGC India Central, examined some of the economic consequences of the recent demonetisation of Rs. 1,000 and 500 notes in India, and concluded that...
- Pronab Sen
- 18 November, 2016
Policymaking in the ‘grey zone’
Prerna Mukharya, Founder of Outline India – a social enterprise that focuses on data collection, impact assessments and evaluation studies, predominantly working with rural populations in remote areas...
- Prerna Mukharya
- 17 November, 2016
- Notes from the Field
A macro view of India’s currency ban
The recent ban on high-value currency notes has taken the country by storm. While much is being written about the pros and cons of this announcement in terms of the effect on black money, logistical c...
- Rajeswari Sengupta
- 15 November, 2016
Shock and oh damn
In this article, Pronab Sen, Country Director for the India Central Programme of the International Growth Centre, argues that India’s recent demonetisation has penalised virtually the entire informal ...
- Pronab Sen
- 14 November, 2016
A closer look at demonetisation
In this article, Gurbachan Singh contends that black money and white money are simplistic concepts; there is a grey area as well. In his view, the economic effects of demonetisation in terms of real e...
- Gurbachan Singh
- 13 November, 2016
Currency shock: Does the gain justify the strain?
On the evening of 8 November, PM Modi announced that 1,000 and 500 rupee notes will cease to be legal tender post-midnight. In this article, Parikshit Ghosh, Associate Professor of Economics at the D...
- Parikshit Ghosh
- 11 November, 2016
A universal basic income to step up economic reform
In this article, Nimai Mehta, Academic Director of the Global Economics and Business Program at the American University, highlights the political challenge of introducing the wider set of reforms nee...
- Nimai Mehta
- 28 October, 2016
Universal basic income for India
In this article, Vijay Joshi, Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, University of Oxford, sets out his proposal for a universal basic income (UBI) in India. He contends that deep fiscal adjustment, in co...
- Vijay Joshi
- 21 October, 2016
I4I Panel Discussion: Two years of Modi government
In a panel discussion organised to mark the 4th anniversary of Ideas for India, Parikshit Ghosh (Member of the I4I Editorial Board & Associate Professor, Delhi School of Economics) moderates a discus...
- Pranab Bardhan Parikshit Ghosh Pratap Bhanu Mehta Mihir Sharma
- 29 August, 2016
Is India a tax haven for the rich?
In April, the government released tax data, which provided a break-up of taxes by income categories for the year 2012-13. In this article, Himanshu, Associate Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University...
- Himanshu .
- 10 August, 2016
The first two years of Modi government
In this article, Pranab Bardhan, Professor of Graduate School at the Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, provides his perspective on the performance of the Modi government in ...
- Pranab Bardhan
- 11 May, 2016
Union Budget 2016: Will it support India's economic transformation?
In this year’s Budget speech, the Finance Minister articulated the government’s agenda to ‘Transform India’ through a set of economic reforms framed in terms of ‘nine pillars’ - agriculture, rural dev...
- Nirvikar Singh
- 08 March, 2016