The Modi Government's Economic Strategy
Mar 19th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar
In its pursuit of pushing ahead with the neoliberal agenda, the government is willing to adopt measures which, as evidence suggests, would fail as strategy.
 
How Not to Treat Agriculture
Mar 19th 2014, Jayati Ghosh
The Union Budget 2015 indicates that the government is going beyond what could be called benign neglect of agriculture to policy moves that are likely to harm its viability.
 
Statistical Jugglery, Reverse Redistribution and Corporate Absolutism
Mar 13th 2014, Amiya Kumar Bagchi
Statistical jugglery practised by the government in order to please big investors and the bid to privatise important public sector units need to be resisted at all costs.
 
The Myth of Increased Resources for States
Mar 12th 2014, Sona Mitra
The Government's claim of increased resources to the States is misleading unless the resource pool is substantially increased to cover for cuts in Centrally Sponsored Schemes.
 
Questioning India's GDP figures
Mar 16th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The "too good to be realistic" growth estimate for India put forward by the CSO has been the result of the changes adopted in the data sources and methods.
Software Services: Some cause for comfort
Mar 11th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The success of India's software services export industry is built on the ability to maintain its leading position among the top players, which is indeed some cause for comfort.
 
Recapitalising India's Public Sector Banks
Mar 24th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
The push to recapitalise public sector banks by raising capital through equity issues, on the grounds that Basel III needs make it unavoidable, may be a route to privatisation.
Ever Expanding Debt Bubbles in China and India
Mar 3rd 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
Even though China appears to have a much higher levels of debt- GDP ratio, India's debt situation with much lower levels of corporate debt may prove to be more problematic.
Call for Applications for the Eighth South-South Institute on "Inequality and Social Justice: Perspectives from the Global South", September 11-18, 2015, Durban, South Africa.
Call for Applications for the Latin America/Africa/Asia/ Scholarly Collaborative Programme, Research Grants 2015.
(The deadline has been extended to: March 31, 2015).
 

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