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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

In Gaza, Airstrikes and Economic Stress Make for an Anxious Ramadan

The conflict aside, the new military-dominated government of Egypt has largely shut the tunnel system that fed the Gazan economy, making this holy month a difficult one... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 11, 2014

Sarah Palin vs. President Obama: Are Republicans the losers?

For a few political cycles now, Republican leaders have strained to distance themselves from some in their midst and focus on the basics to secure and extend their power in Washington: The less-than-sweeping economic recovery and President Obama’s fo... #Barack Obama #Sarah Palin #U.S. Republican Party
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 09, 2014

India Predicts Faster Economic Growth

India's economy will improve this fiscal year, the government predicted, as a gradual increase in investment helps revive activity... #Barack Obama #Sarah Palin #U.S. Republican Party
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