An Obsession to Sell
Oct 30th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The NDA government's strategy of accelerating the process of privatisation is fiscally irrational and unsustainable that will adversely affect the workers in the public sector.
Deregulating Diesel Prices
Oct 30th 2014, Jayati Ghosh
Linking the price of oil to global market prices is simply another way of putting the squeeze on mass consumers whose incomes are well below the global average.
In Search of a New Industrial Stimulus
Oct 24th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The new Modi slogan 'Make in India' is an old idea with a new label and there is no reason to believe that a new label can deliver the success that has been thus far elusive.
 
Exploiting the Oil Price Crash
Oct 30th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
The government has decided to exploit the recent sharp decline in oil prices to push deregulation. But this may not help growth nor prove wise in the medium term.
The Cotton Conundrum
Oct 24th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
China's decision to liquidate its large raw cotton stocks accumulated as part of a policy of supporting domestic production is hurting the world’s cotton exporters.
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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South-South Tricontinental Collaborative Programme - Seventh South-South Institute "Inequality, Democracy and Development under Neoliberalism and Beyond", 3- 8 November, Bangkok, Thailand- Result.
Call for Applications for the Seventh South-South Institute on "Inequality, Democracy and Development under Neoliberalism and Beyond", 3 - 8 November, 2014, Bangkok, Thailand.
Banking with a Difference
Aug 12th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar
Democratic forces in BRICS and other countries have to ensure that the BRICS bank acts differently from existing development banks to be a true alternative as expected.
Budget 2014-15: The continuing neglect of the 'rural'
Aug 4th 2014, Arindam Banerjee
The Budget fails to address the real issues and problems of a crisis-ridden agriculture sector, while expanding expenditure to support farmers and workers is the only way out.
New Macroeconomic Consensus Rules Budget 2014-15
Aug 4th 2014, Rohit
The author critiques the macroeconomic framework that underlies the fiscal consolidation approach of the Union Budget for 2014-15.
 

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