South-South Collaborative Programme - Comparative Research Workshop: "Inequality and Climate Change: Perspectives from the South", 24 - 25 July, 2014, Dakar, Senegal: Result
Call for Applications for the Seventh South-South Institute on "Inequality, Democracy and Development under Neoliberalism and Beyond", 3 - 7 November, 2014, Chennai, India.
How "Buoyant" are Central Government Taxes?
Jul 22nd 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
The authors here suggest that the fiscal optimism is misplaced while projecting substantial increases in tax revenues despite many tax sops in the Budget for this year.
Onward March towards Privatisation and Insecurity
Jul 21st 2014, Amiya Kumar Bagchi
The trend towards privatising public assets in order to augment private profits at public cost continues unabated, as is evident from the first budget of the Modi government.
Corporate Karza Maafi at Rs. 36.5 Trillion
Jul 21st 2014, P. Sainath
Since 2005-06 a cumulative amount of Rs. 36.5 trillion has been given away to corporate sector in terms of various sops in corporate income tax, excise duty and customs duty.
Union Budget 2014-15
Jul 15th 2014, Prabhat Patnaik
The basic fiscal strategy of the Union Budget 2014-15 is to increase transfers to the rich and the affluent, while reducing the outlays earmarked for the poor.
No Sign of Change
Jul 11th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The people of India, who have voted for a change, are likely to be disappointed by the NDA government's first budget as it signals no change on the economic policy front.
The Rise and Fall of the Global South
Jul 21st 2014, Prabhat Patnaik
The south that was supposedly rising is now witnessing a fall and this can be prevented only if the domestic market is expanded through egalitarian measures of redistribution.
India as a Manufacturing Hub
Jul 8th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
The strategy of the new government to revive India's manufacturing sector by exploiting global value chains is well known, but how much success this will bring is doubtful.
Credit and Capital Formation in Agriculture: A growing disconnect
Nov 21st 2013, Pallavi Chavan
Capital formation in agriculture in recent past suffered due to overemphasis on short-term and indirect credit, but this may prove to be costly for future sectoral growth.
From District to Town: The movement of food and food providers alike
Jan 8th 2013, Rahul Goswami
Policy obsession with urbanisation is changing the nature of crop production and food consumption in India as seen in the shifts in district rural-urban population balances.

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