Monday, September 25, 2017

Universal Basic Income: To have or not for India?

A Universal Basic Income is basically a kind of social security scheme in which a person is guaranteed a minimum monthly income which he/she...

Entry Options for Foreign Investors to Set Up Business in India

Foreign investment plays a significant role in economic development of any economy like India. Abundant and diversified natural resources, amendments in tax laws, implementation...

Implications of farm loan waivers on our banking system

In recent months there has been a series of farm loan waivers announced by various state governments. The increasing spate of farmer suicides resulting...

1991 Economic Reforms were my blueprint and PV Narsimha Rao’s political...

In an exclusive chat with The Dialogue's Founding Editor Kazim Rizvi, India's leading economist and politician Dr. Subramanian Swamy talks about the current trends...

Ban on sale and consumption of liquor – Why it is...

Various state governments – like those in Bihar and Kerala – have, in recent years, banned liquor sales and consumption within their state. Both Bihar...

What sort of fiscal discipline do we need?

There is a debate on changes to India’s Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act after the submission of the FRBM Review Committee Report...

Commodity Transaction Tax: Unearthing a Financial Faux Pas

In the Union Budget of 2013-14, the then Finance Minister of India, Mr. P Chidambaram, announced the introduction (or rather re-introduction) of 0.01 per...

How will New Delhi deal with insular economic policies?

While the Modi government has invested a lot in foreign policy in its three years in office, New Delhi can not insulate itself from...

Beyond Microfinance: Self Help Group Possibilities in Agriculture

In recent years, Self Help Groups (SHGs) have emerged as important form of collective action in rural India. It has become a country wide...

Adjustable Rate Mortgages and You

Low real estate prices, and low interest rates will spur growth in the real estate market. This is the general outlook amongst academic and...