Saturday, May 27, 2017

The goals and outcomes of India’s demonetisation

It has been over three months since the November 2016 surprise demonetisation of 86 per cent of India’s currency in circulation. The short-run costs...

Political funding: Disclosure by political parties must be linked to income...

On November 8, 2016, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared 86% of the currency in circulation as illegal tender to curb illicit wealth, he...

The tinkering’s in the right direction

In most countries the Budget is a non-event. There are no major changes as it follows from a pre-announced policy path. In India it...

Stress in the Banking Sector: Need for New Approaches

The lull in the Indian banking sector in the wake of the government’s demonetization move appears to be on its way out. And with...

India’s Gold Monetisation Story

Back in 2014, realising the potential of domestic stock of gold in the country, the Government of India decided to introduce gold related schemes...

Entrepreneurship “redefined”

The planning of the financial year begins with the release of the budget document which has recently come up with a few unique features....

Demonetization: Impact on Informal Sector

Image Source: Reuters On November 8, 2016, the government announced a historic measure by demonetizing Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes by which 86% of...

The Impact of Budget 2017–18 on Infrastructure

Image Source: Viking Reality Infrastructure Infrastructure development is considered a key benchmark for gauging the growth trajectory of a country. The allocation for infrastructure in...

A Low Key Budget

Although it appears fiscally prudent, the budget is primarily election-driven that offers little to hedge the harm happened to growth momentum and employment by...

The Future of Indian Corporates

NITI Aayog seeks to be engaged in strategic policy and policy planning together with creating institutions that will enable the private sector, states and...