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PM Modi leaves for Brazil to attend BRICS Summit

Jul 13, 2014

PM Modi leaves for Brazil to attend BRICS Summit

In a departure statement before leaving for Berlin en route Fortaleza in Brazil for his first multi-lateral engagement with global leaders, he also said that India looks forward to the BRICS initiative for setting up the New Development Bank and Contingent Reserve Arrangement. #Brazil #Modi #BRICS Summit #development bank #intra-BRICS economic cooperation
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

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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 29, 2014

Obama announces additional U.S. sanctions on Russia

President Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels... #Vladimir Putin #Barack Obama
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 29, 2014

Asia Soars but What About Europe?

Monday’s fairly quiet trading may be the exception rather than the rule for the rest of the week. The minor 0.13% gain in the Dow Industrials was offset by the 1.13% drop in the Dow Transports. The early selling was well absorbed as the S&P 500 had a... #Europe #iShares
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 29, 2014

Asian stock markets widened gains ahead of US, China data later this week

Asian stocks extended gains Tuesday with the South Korean stock market closing at a three-year high ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week... #Europe #iShares
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