Tag Search: “monetary policy”

Capital controls in India: Did they work?

Are capital controls the right way to manage an economy? This column looks at what we can learn from India’s experience, where capital controls have never been fully dismantled.

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Understanding India's monetary policy

From the outside looking in, it may seem that India’s central bank is making up its own rules, making it difficult to predict the next movements in the interest rate. This column argues that the centr...

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Monetary policy in India and other developing countries

Setting interest rates and controlling inflation is an altogether different challenge in countries like India. This column argues that in many developing countries, the financial system is still too u...

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Measuring India's Capital Control Regime

India’s policies on international capital flows are extremely complex, in part due to the absence of a consensus on the value of capital account controls. This column argues that the tools for measuri...

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Searching for the soul of monetary policy in India

What is the thinking behind the current policy of the Reserve Bank of India? This column argues that its rules for deciding on India’s interest rates are based on assumptions that hold in developed ec...

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A new voice

It is with some trepidation, but with huge excitement, that I present to you Ideas for India – a new voice in the cacophony of conversations on Indian growth and development. Hopefully, this will be a...

  • Perspectives

Note on Reserve Currencies

This project examines the likelihood that the current reserve currencies will retain their status in the near future, given the persistence in the composition of reserve holdings. However, due to pauc...

  • IGC Research on India

Household Finance in India

How does mortgage regulation influence the structure and performance of housing finance? This project answers the question by analysing administrative data on over 1.2 million loans originated by an I...

  • IGC Research on India

State Ownership and Systemic Risk: Evidence from the Indian Financial Sector During 2007-09

The study analyses the performance of banks in India during 2007-09 in order to study the impact of ownership structure on bank vulnerability to a crisis.

  • IGC Research on India