Tag Search: “growth”
Charting a course for the Indian economy
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...
- Karthik Muralidharan Arvind Subramanian
- 05 August, 2015
India's macroeconomic outlook: Is uncertainty the new paradigm?
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
Land acquisition, industrialisation, and displaced households
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...
- Saumik Paul Vengadeshvaran J. Sarma
- 01 July, 2015
Growth and inequality: The contrasting stories of India and Brazil
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...
- Alexandre de Freitas Barbosa Gerry Rodgers
- 29 June, 2015
Clearing the fog on the new GDP numbers
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
A symposium on Piketty - II: Capitalist dynamics and the plutocrats
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
A symposium on Piketty: Introduction
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
A symposium on Piketty - I: Nit-Piketty
In this part of the series on Piketty, Debraj Ray, Professor of Economics, New York University, attempts to clear the confusion caused by the theoretical discussion in Piketty’s book.
- Debraj Ray
- 15 June, 2015
Private investment and income disparity across Indian states
Liberalisation reforms in India in the 1990s offered private investors the freedom to choose their investment location in the country. This column finds that income disparity across low-income states...
- Jagannath Mallick
- 03 June, 2015
Where is India's growth story headed?
The global financial crisis and domestic policy paralysis led to a decline in firms’ investment activities and investors’ business confidence in India. Could this have affected the economy’s long-ter...
- Ila Patnaik Madhavi Pundit
- 25 May, 2015
Assessing the economic effects of India 'Looking East'
PM Modi recently said that India needs to move from ‘Look East’ to ‘Act East’ and that this is a key component of his government’s foreign policy. In this article, Ganeshan Wignaraja, an economist at...
- Ganeshan Wignaraja
- 22 May, 2015
Transit networks and regional development in India
Recent research illustrates the immediate positive effects of transit networks in India on rural employment, manufacturing growth and so on. This column focuses on the long-term impact of national hi...
- Gaurav Khanna
- 26 March, 2015