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Economists treat India's new GDP like China's, devise own ways to gauge growth

Feb 05, 2016

Economists treat India's new GDP like China's, devise own ways to gauge growth

Doubts about the accuracy of India's gross domestic product figures persist a year after its statisticians unveiled new readings they say better capture value addition down the goods and services supply chain. #Economy #India #China #GDP #Arun Jaitley #Economists #new methodology
Services sector PMI hits 19-month high in January

Feb 03, 2016

Services sector PMI hits 19-month high in January

India's services sector activity touched a 19-month high in January driven by strengthening underlying demand and improved weather conditions #India #Raghuram Rajan #PMI #Survey #Economist #services #January #MARKIT #Pollyanna De Lima
Aadhaar initiative helping Indian govt save around $1 bn, says World Bank

Jan 14, 2016

Aadhaar initiative helping Indian govt save around $1 bn, says World Bank

World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu also said digital technologies can promote inclusion, efficiency and innovation #World Bank #Aadhaar ID #chief economist Kauhsik Basu #digital technologies #Digital Dividends
Budget 2016: Govt can deviate from fiscal consolidation to prop up growth

Jan 13, 2016

Budget 2016: Govt can deviate from fiscal consolidation to prop up growth

Economists today suggested that government could deviate from fiscal consolidation roadmap in 2016-17 to spur economy even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said India has been able to achieve high growth despite global uncertainty and volatility #Finance minister #Arun Jaitley #Budget #Economists #Union Budget 2016 #Budget & Economy #Sajjid Chinoy #Pulapare Balakrishnan
India likely to grow at 7-7.5% in 2016, says World Bank chief Kaushik Basu

Dec 30, 2015

India likely to grow at 7-7.5% in 2016, says World Bank chief Kaushik Basu

On the impact of the rate hike by the US Fed on investment scenario in the country, the former chief economic advisor said there could be some outflow of investments #US Fed #Indian Economy #World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu
After The Economist writes on BJP's Bihar loss, PM Modi writes of India's 'social strengths' in special issue

Nov 19, 2015

After The Economist writes on BJP's Bihar loss, PM Modi writes of India's 'social strengths' in special issue

Against the backdrop of the "intolerance" debate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India has tremendous social strengths, including pluralism. #IMF #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Paris #bIhar #Economist #Malala Yousafzai #Pluralism
Majority of companies plan to be 80% digital in next five years: Survey

Oct 26, 2015

Majority of companies plan to be 80% digital in next five years: Survey

Companies that are ahead of the curve are more likely to have set up separate digital business units. #digital #Accenture #Technologies #The Economist Intelligence Unit
Report ranks India as worst place to die among 40 countries, but Kerala stands out as 'beacon of hope'

Oct 08, 2015

Report ranks India as worst place to die among 40 countries, but Kerala stands out as 'beacon of hope'

India has been seen to have a low quality of life compared to most countries. Now, a new study paints a grim picture for India in terms of quality of death. #Kerala #NewsTracker #Economist Intelligence Unit #UK #UNDP #HDI #palliative care #quality of death
Donald Trump's latest acquisition is a fan club... for his hair

Sep 22, 2015

Donald Trump's latest acquisition is a fan club... for his hair

Liked the hair, and want to know what this guys about on election issues? Read on. #Donald Trump #Republican Party #The Economist #Mexicans #Shareworthy #trade #Carly Florina
Sponsored: Economist India Summit 2015 - an eye-opener into achhe din!

Sep 22, 2015

Sponsored: Economist India Summit 2015 - an eye-opener into achhe din!

The Economist India Summit 2015, held recently in New Delhi examined, explored, debated and discussed some of the critical issues that affect, impact and empower business in India. #Standard Chartered #Indian Economy #Sponsored #Economist India Summit 2015 ##SCInsiders