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Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Jul 10, 2014

Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday described as "disappointing" the maiden general budget of Narendra Modi government. #Economy #India #BJP #TheySaidIt #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Budget #NDA #Union Budget #Economic Survey #JD(U) #Budget 2014
Eco Survey shows fiscal consolidation and inflation are two big challenges for FM

Jul 10, 2014

Eco Survey shows fiscal consolidation and inflation are two big challenges for FM

India's economy is expected to grow by up to 5.9 percent in the current fiscal year, the new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a report on Wednesday that called for fiscal consolidation to bring down inflation. #Arun Jaitley #Economic Survey #Budget 2014 #Economic Survey 2014
Economic Survey highlights UPA mess: Will Jaitley follow its advice?

Jul 10, 2014

Economic Survey highlights UPA mess: Will Jaitley follow its advice?

There was no Chief Econmic Advisor guiding the Economic Survey put out today. But it clearly sees the mess left behind by the UPA and sets a strong reform agenda for the NDA government #Politics #Economy #India #UPA #Monetary policy #Arun Jaitley #Subsidy #Reforms #fiscal consolidation #Ajay Shah #Economic Survey #Economic Survey 2013-14 #Budget 2014 #Union budget 2014 #Union Budget 2014-14 #NIPFP #Arun Jaitlet
Economic Survey: Modi govt makes right noises; Budget 2014 will test its sincerity

Jul 10, 2014

Economic Survey: Modi govt makes right noises; Budget 2014 will test its sincerity

Most surveys since the mid-nineties have adopted a rather reformist tone, pitching for labour market reforms, fiscal consolidation. Most governments, have not implemented these suggestions. This time could be different #Inflation #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #farmers #fiscal consolidation #Economic Survey #Budget 2014 #Budget2014 #Union budget 2014

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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

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Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 11, 2014

Calif. man sentenced to 15 years for espionage

A federal judge has sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China a secret recipe to a widely used white pigmen... #China #California
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 10, 2014

U.S. and China say they 'narrowed differences' in Beijing talks

U.S. and Chinese officials said Thursday that they had “narrowed differences” during two days of high-level, wide-ranging talks on issues including cyber-security, climate change, foreign exchange rates, economic reforms and bilateral investment... #China #Beijing
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 10, 2014

Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine... #China #Beijing
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