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Dec 04, 2017
RBI policy: With GST complicating Narendra Modi govt’s budget math, MPC may hold its fire for nowThe government has only four months of indirect tax collection data to base its revenue estimates and growth projections for the budget scheduled on 1 February, 2018
Jun 02, 2017
Real impact of demonetisation will be known only by 2018-end: Former chief statistician Pronab SenSen noted that the country does not have a system of getting a more regular data on the unorganised sector
Jun 01, 2017
Demonetisation pushes GDP down to 6.1%: Can the govt come out of denial at least now?In hindsight, we now know that even in the second and third quarters of last fiscal year, the economy was slowing
Mar 02, 2017
GDP data without demonetisation impact on informal sector lacks credibilityThe GDP numbers capture economic activity in the formal sector, which constitutes just 10-15 percent of the economy while the informal sector accounts for an estimated 45-50 percent
Sep 11, 2015
Who needs GST: Five ways FM Jaitley can thumb his nose at the CongressThe delay in GST could actually jeopardise the 0.9-1.7 percent boost to GDP that the National Council of Applied Economic Research had estimated it would bring.
Aug 11, 2015
GDP numbers not flawed, CSO on right track, says NSC chief Pronab SenCSO has estimated economic growth at 7.3 percent for 2014-15, slightly lower than its earlier advance estimate of 7.4 percent.
Aug 29, 2013
Manmohan Singh must act now to fix India story, say expert economistsThe Prime Minister needs to address the country on the economy, investors have to be sent confidence-building signals and India's savings rate needs to improve.
May 16, 2013
GDP estimates: Why it's now looking worse than astrologyThe National Stats Commission chief thinks growth was much higher last year. The FM will be hoping he is wrong, because higher growth in 2012-13 may mean less this year
Feb 27, 2013
Budget 2013: Revenue deficit is India's Achilles heel, says Pronab SenAmong the untargeted subsidies, he would like to see the fuel and fertiliser subsidies being pared down. In the case of food, the cost of holding foodgrain stocks is much more than the actual subsidy, he points out.
Jan 12, 2012
Interest rate unlikely to ease soon: Pronab SenFood inflation, which is in deflation of over 3 percent, will not continue for long and by March-April it would be to 7-8 percent, said Sen.