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Narendra Modi's secret sauce Why new India is gung-ho about him

Oct 16, 2014

Narendra Modi's secret sauce Why new India is gung-ho about him

The Mandal-Mandir movements and the economic liberalisation of the 1990s have collectively transformed and created a new India voter. This is what Modi has understood best. Hence his success. #Narendra Modi #economic reforms #Mandir #Mandal #Assembly Elections 2014 #Haryana polls #Maharashtra polls
Achhe Din? Maharashtra win or loss will define Modi's economic gameplan

Oct 15, 2014

Achhe Din? Maharashtra win or loss will define Modi's economic gameplan

With the end of the Maharashtra and Haryana elections, business and investors will now expect Modi to focus on big ticket reforms. Modi needs a bold plan and a doable one depending on how the assembly results unfold #HowThisWorks #Assembly polls #Haryana #Reforms #Modi Govt #Maharashtra polls #Economic Challenges
Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize for economics for research on market regulation

Oct 13, 2014

Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize for economics for research on market regulation

French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics today for research on market power and regulation. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited Tirole for clarifying "how to understand and regulate industries with a few powerful firms." #Economics #Nobel Prize #Jean Tirole
Modi seeks win in Maharashtra election to support economics reform

Oct 12, 2014

Modi seeks win in Maharashtra election to support economics reform

Modi spearheaded BJP's campaign for elections in Maharashtra, knowing that victory in Mumbai will make it easier to push through economic reforms. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Mumbai #Maharashtra #economic reforms #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014
Farmer suicides haven't gone up in Maharashtra Why is Modi tweaking data?

Oct 09, 2014

Farmer suicides haven't gone up in Maharashtra Why is Modi tweaking data?

Prime Minister Modi may have to rise above partisan rhetoric to treat farmers' suicide as a truly national problem, which is not just confined to Maharashtra. #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Agriculture #Maharashtra #Farmer suicide #crop failure #Rural Maharashtra #Agrarian economics

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Sen and Bhagwati Why quarrel when both are right?

Jul 29, 2013

Sen and Bhagwati Why quarrel when both are right?

Just like how both Monetarism and Keynesianism need to be used in harmony depending on circumstances, so should the Sen-Dreze and Bhagwati-Panagariya prescriptions be used together. #Economics #Amartya Sen #Poverty #FaceOff #Jagdish Bhagwati #Keynesian #Monetarism
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Apr 23, 2012

Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Welfare programmes everywhere change human behaviour. NREGA too has done so by preventing migration to cities - something that's needed for progress. #NREGA #Welfare economics #Employment law #WelfareState