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How UPA's populism may have entrenched jobless growth

Jan 02, 2013

How UPA's populism may have entrenched jobless growth

Why did the NDA time bring jobs growth at a time when GDP was growing slowly (5-6 percent), and why did higher growth in the next five-year period bring almost no jobs growth? #GDP #UPA #NREGA #Welfare economics #Jobless growth #NDA #In My Opinion
Why direct cash transfer shouldn't be used to kill the PDS

Nov 28, 2012

Why direct cash transfer shouldn't be used to kill the PDS

The proponents of the direct cash transfer scheme speak about how the scheme will do away with the Public Distribution System. But is this really a good idea? #HowThisWorks #Inflation #FDI #PDS #Welfare economics #retail chains #Direct cash transfers
Sonianomics will put India on the path to disaster

Sep 20, 2012

Sonianomics will put India on the path to disaster

The exit of Mamata will confirm Sonia Gandhi in her belief that reforms don't sell. But Sonia's welfarist tendencies will ruin the Indian economy #Sonia Gandhi #Welfare economics #Manmohanomics

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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