Tag Search: “growth”
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
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
We are in the midst of a global growth crisis that began in 2007. In this article, Ashoka Mody, Professor of International Economic Policy at Princeton University, contends that the pervasive global ...
- Ashoka Mody
- 07 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