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Mar 17, 2017
Anti-demonetisation experts like Amartya Sen stand exposed: economist Jagdish Bhagwati"On the effects of demonetisation on growth, I should say that I was the one economist who had argued (with my co-authors), from first principles, that demonetisation would increase, not diminish, growth," he said.
Mar 06, 2017
Narendra Modi vs Congress: Why the growth debate must move beyond GDP numbersA political debate on economic issues are indeed good but, it is time politicians went beyond merely the GDP numbers and looked at the core issues on the ground
Mar 03, 2017
World Bank CEO’s pat for demonetisation is a shot in the arm for Modi; it also exposes unreliability of economistsWhat bothers one is the absolute authority with which one makes assertions, that too involving precise numbers.
Mar 02, 2017
PM Modi’s Harvard dig at Amartya Sen: 7% GDP is good but it’s too early to gloatWhen the final, revised numbers come in the approaching months, the growth narrative (as depicted by the numbers) could take a turn on either side
Mar 02, 2017
Freight and fridge sales: Economists seek GDP clues amid data doubtsSome economists are perplexed by figures showing growth in consumer spending hitting a four-year high, even as sales of beverages, home appliances and vehicles fell.
Mar 01, 2017
UP Election 2017: Narendra Modi says hard work is above Harvard at Maharajganj rallyMocking economists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said "hard work is more powerful than Harvard" as the latest GDP data shows demonetisation did not affect growth rate, rather the figures improved.
Feb 25, 2017
Amartya Sen: Govt might benefit in short run by stifling opinion, but memories will stayAmartya Sen was speaking with Firstpost in light of the re-launch of an expanded version of Collective Choice & Social Welfare
Feb 21, 2017
Amartya Sen cautions Narendra Modi govt against compromising autonomy of universitiesNobel laureate and renowned economist Amartya Sen said on Tuesday that if the government wants to set up world-class universities it should not try to execute autocratic power on the universities as freedom and autonomy of institutions is vital for the country
Feb 12, 2017
BJP West Bengal chief questions Amartya Sen's contribution; no objection to criticism, says Nobel LaureateKolkata: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday attacked Amartya Sen and questioned his contribution to the nation. "A fellow Bengali among us has won the Nobel Prize and we are proud... But, what has he done for the state? What has he given to the nation? No one in Bengal understands him. "He is in extreme pain because he was removed as the Chancellor of Nalanda University. Such people are spineless and they can be purchased or sold, and can stoop to any level," Ghosh said while addressing a gathering.
Jan 14, 2017
RBI autonomy: Why Urjit Patel must stand up now to reclaim central bank's integrityFor the sake of India’s aspiring economy and its larger democratic ideals, it is vital that the RBI’s autonomy is protected