Tag Search: “growth”
Last week, IMF elevated China’s yuan to the status of a global reserve currency. In this article, Eswar Prasad, the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, contends that the fu...
- Eswar Prasad
- 07 December, 2015
The World Bank and IMF have predicted that India’s growth rate would overtake that of China in 2015-16. In this article, Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at the World Bank, cont...
- Kaushik Basu
- 02 December, 2015
The high growth rates visible in the new GDP data suggest that the recession which began in the first quarter of 2012 has now ended. Based on analysis of data on firms, investment and Balance of Paym...
- Ajay Shah
- 04 September, 2015
The two dominant narratives on the state of the Indian economy – one centred on growth and the other on poverty – are in a constant state of conflict. In this article, Maitreesh Ghatak, Professor of ...
- Maitreesh Ghatak
- 14 August, 2015
Karthik Muralidharan (Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, San Diego) speaks with Arvind Subramanian (Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India) on a broad set of issues rang...
The provisional growth estimate for India for 2014-15 is 7.3%, higher than 6.9% growth in 2013-14. In this article, Bornali Bhandari – a Fellow at the National Council of Applied Economic Research – ...
- Bornali Bhandari
- 16 July, 2015
Does industrialisation on acquired land benefit those displaced? Evaluating the long-term livelihood effects of the first Special Economic Zone in the state of West Bengal, this column finds that the...
The development paths of India and Brazil are, in some ways, mirror images of one another. While growth and inequality were both high in Brazil until 1980 and then declined – first growth declined in...
The Central Statistics Office recently changed the way GDP is calculated in India, revising the growth estimate for 2013-14 from 4.7% to 6.9%. Many are confused and skeptical about the new numbers, p...
- Saugata Bhattacharya
- 24 June, 2015
In the last part of the series on Piketty, Pranab Bardhan, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, discusses the implications for further study that Piketty’s book has for develop...
- Pranab Bardhan
- 17 June, 2015
Thomas Piketty’s book on ´Capital in the Twenty First Century’ has made waves. The fact that a 700-odd page tome full of numbers and graphs can become an international bestseller is itself noteworthy....
- Ashok Kotwal
- 15 June, 2015