The “Niti Ayog”
Jan 12th 2015, Prabhat Patnaik
The replacement of the Planning Commission by the NITI Ayog marks a centralization of economic power in the hands of the Central Government at the behest of neoliberalism.
Prof. Bhagwati has Got It Wrong
Jan 12th 2015, Rohit
Jagadish Bhagwati's recent pitch for make-in-India is flawed as it ignores domestic demand and other pitfalls of an export-oriented growth strategy.
Who's Really Paying for Oil?
Jan 7th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
As the central government raises excise duties on petroleum products yet again, it is the poor that end up paying the price.
Where's the "Missing Middle" in Indian Industry?
Dec 9th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
While the problem of missing middle is taken for granted in the Indian industry, official data reveal that medium sized firms actually dominate in both employment and output.
Call for Papers for CESP Young Scholars' Seminar to be held during March 9-11, 2015. Last date for submission of full paper has been extended till 31 January 2015.
Workshop on “Gender dimensions of paid and unpaid work in China and India”, Kunming, China 26-28 September 2014, organised by Economic Research Foundation, New Delhi and Tsinghua University, Beijing, with support from Ford Foundation.
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Bipan Chandra (1928-2014): A tribute
Nov 5th 2014, Mritiunjoy Mohanty
In his tribute to the great historian of modern India, the author says that Bipan Chandra's analyses were always meticulously argued, insightful and empirically rich.

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