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In April, the government released tax data, which provided a break-up of taxes by income categories for the year 2012-13. In this article, Himanshu, Associate Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University...
- Himanshu .
- 10 August, 2016
Banks Board Bureau has been set up to help the government appoint heads of public sector banks (PSBs) and to advise on important issues in banking. In this article, Gurbachan Singh asks basic question...
- Gurbachan Singh
- 21 July, 2016
In this article, Pranab Bardhan, Professor of Graduate School at the Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, provides his perspective on the performance of the Modi government in ...
- Pranab Bardhan
- 11 May, 2016
The Economic Survey 2015-16 put forth the argument that the Government of India could reduce its capital in the RBI from its current large level and use it to increase its capital in public sector ban...
- Gurbachan Singh
- 09 May, 2016
Can Governments Increase Revenues By Lowering Taxes? A Study of Competing Policies To Reduce Tax Evasion During House Purchase in India
In the specific context of India, this project studies which of the two tools – the stamp duty or the guidance value – leads to higher truthful reporting of property prices. Using a hedonic model deve...
- IGC Research on India
In this year’s Budget speech, the Finance Minister articulated the government’s agenda to ‘Transform India’ through a set of economic reforms framed in terms of ‘nine pillars’ - agriculture, rural dev...
- Nirvikar Singh
- 08 March, 2016
In this article, Maitreesh Ghatak, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, contends that the Modi government presented a reasonably good United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-III Budget ...
- Maitreesh Ghatak
- 04 March, 2016
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 14th Finance Commission has been hailed as ‘path-breaking’ for recommending larger fund allocations to state governments and giving them more autonomy in spending these funds. In this article, Me...
The 14th Finance Commission has recommended devolving a greater share of revenues to states in order to give them more control over spending. In this article, Amanda Glassman and Anit Mukherjee exami...