Tag Search: “fiscal policy”
In this post, Nirvikar Singh discusses what we can learn from the recently presented Union Budget about the possible direction of India’s economy. He contends that, though the Budget is positive in te...
- Nirvikar Singh
- 07 February, 2020
Union Budget 2020: Preference for infra spending, divestment, and directing resources to middle class
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget for 2020-21 on 1st February – at a time when economy is facing an economic slowdown. In this post, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha contends that ev...
- Niranjan Rajadhyaksha
- 03 February, 2020
The Indian economy is currently experiencing a sharp slowdown, and the government has reacted with corporate tax cuts and a large infrastructure initiative. Using annual data from 1987-2017 for six So...
Based on Government of India’s own data, the government and the community of economists in India have come up with different narratives about the position of Indian economy. In this post, Pronab Sen h...
- Pronab Sen
- 16 December, 2019
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council met in Goa in September 2019 to find a way to boost the weakening Indian economy. The Council recommended reductions in GST rates for certain categories of goo...
- Abheek Barman
- 20 November, 2019
The Indian economy is going through an economic slowdown. Several economists have made a case for an expansionary fiscal policy to deal with the slowdown. In this post, Gurbachan Singh argues that it ...
- Gurbachan Singh
- 04 November, 2019
In this year’s Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that she will constitute a committee to evaluate 15 years of gender budgeting. It entails looking at the budget through the g...
- Ashok Lahiri
- 29 October, 2019
Property tax, levied on ownership of any real property, is a significant source of revenue for city-level municipal governments in India. However, revenue collections from it are quite low as it is po...
I4I recently organised a panel discussion on ‘Financing Development in India’ with Prachi Mishra (Goldman Sachs), Andy Mukherjee (Bloomberg), and Ananth Narayan (SPJIMR). The discussion was moderated ...
- Nalini Gulati
- 03 October, 2019
In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen traced the genesis of the present economic slowdown. In this part, they discuss the way forward to arrest the slowdown. They suggest a ...
In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen presented an export-led development strategy employed by successful Asian countries and why India failed on this front. In this part, t...
In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen described the generic process of development in a dual economy. In this part, they present the strategies employed by successful Asian ...