Tag Search: “political economy”
In this post, Sunil Jain – Managing Editor, Financial Express – provides his perspective on some of the issues involved in replacing the Planning Commission. In his view, the new body should focus on...
- Sunil Jain
- 25 September, 2014
In this post, Chandrajit Banerjee - Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) - provides his perspective on some of the issues involved in replacing the Planning Commission. In his vie...
- Chandrajit Banerjee
- 19 September, 2014
Economic planning has been a central tenet of India’s development strategy since independence. In this article, Pronab Sen – former Principal Adviser to the Planning Commission of India – presents hi...
- Pronab Sen
- 09 September, 2014
PM Modi has announced that his government plans to scrap the six-decade old Planning Commission and replace it with a more contemporary think tank. In this article, Abhijit Banerjee outlines the vari...
- Abhijit Banerjee
- 21 August, 2014
The ‘Expert Group on Low Carbon Strategies for Inclusive Growth’ recently laid out a detailed roadmap for India to take on climate change mitigation proactively. In this note, Varad Pande – a member ...
- Varad Pande
- 28 July, 2014
- Notes from the Field
This year’s election is a watershed in Indian history. This editorial discusses possible reasons for the stunning defeat of the previous government. While there is no denying that the previous govern...
- Ashok Kotwal
- 15 July, 2014
The new Indian government’s first budget - due to be unveiled this week – will be an important indicator of how forcefully the new PM intends to translate his mandate of putting India’s economy back ...
- Eswar Prasad
- 09 July, 2014
The problem of political clientelism becomes imminent in decentralised systems where certain individuals or groups associated with the political party locally in power, get preferential access to sca...
- Upasak Das
- 25 June, 2014
With a new government at the Centre, there is an expectation of a revival of growth of the Indian economy. This article contends that India can return to the path of sustainable growth by investing i...
The recently elected 16th Lok Sabha of India will have a record number of 61 women parliamentarians. This column assesses whether women in the labour force or positions of power can have an impact on...
Do voters care about economic outcomes? This column analyses the 2009 parliamentary elections in India and finds that voters favoured parties that delivered high growth in their states and rejected t...