Tag Search: “growth”
India's formal judicial system is infamously slow, even for a developing country. What is less well established is whether this matters to economic outcomes. This column uses state-level variation in ...
- Amrit Amirapu
- 22 August, 2016
China’s new normal – a growth rate of at least 6.5% - has been set as a target in its 13th Five Year Plan. In this article, Sharmila Kantha, Principal Consultant, Confederation of Indian Industry, con...
- Sharmila Kantha
- 17 June, 2016
A synchronous growth slowdown has hit emerging markets, especially the BRICS, since 2010, with the potential for significant adverse spillovers to the rest of the world. This column estimates that a ...
Many analysts view democracy as a neutral or negative factor for growth. This column discusses new evidence showing that democracy has a robust and sizeable pro-growth effect. It finds that a country ...
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has cautioned the government against seeking to generate economic growth by increasing public spending and hence, adding to the fiscal deficit. In this article, Jayan Jose ...
- Jayan Jose Thomas
- 24 February, 2016
Parikshit Ghosh (Member of the I4I Editorial Board & Associate Professor of Economics, Delhi School of Economics) speaks with Kaushik Basu (Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, World Bank and fo...
The once prosperous, industrialised state of West Bengal is now lagging behind all-India average figures in both economic and social indicators. In this article, Ashok Lahiri, former Chief Economic A...
- Ashok Lahiri
- 04 January, 2016
The slowdown in India’s growth in 2011 is generally attributed to the global financial crisis and domestic policy paralysis. In this article, Kunal Sen argues that the high growth rates in the 2000s ...
- Kunal Sen
- 22 December, 2015
The Indian economy expanded by 7.4% during July-September 2015, as compared to China’s growth rate of 6.9% over the same period. In this article, Mahendra Dev, Vice Chancellor of IGIDR, examines the ...
- Mahendra Dev
- 11 December, 2015
In his recent speech at IIT Delhi, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan contends that ideas are the key to economic growth. The two essentials to keep the ideas factory open are to foster competition in the m...
- Raghuram Rajan
- 08 December, 2015