Articles by Dinesh Unnikrishnan
Oct 19, 2018
Not enough jobs, private investments missing: What’s wrong with the world’s fastest growing economy?A growth sans jobs leaves nothing much for the common man to cheer
Oct 17, 2018
Narendra Modi vs petrol, diesel: PM’s famed ‘luck’ at one point has turned out to be his biggest economic riddleThe economic headwinds are strong and Modi doesn’t have much in his arsenal to tackle a falling rupee and skyrocketing crude oil prices.
Oct 12, 2018
Six years after Rs 9,000 cr default, Vijay Mallya is still a free man; but a farmer can be sent to jail in just 5 hours for a Rs 1.2 lakh crop loan?Array
Oct 11, 2018
Donald Trump thinks US Fed has gone crazy for its rate hike spree, but what has got into our RBI?Jump in US interet rates, Rupee chaos will force RBI to hike rates sooner than it thought
Oct 09, 2018
IMF projects 7.3% GDP for India: Amid the China-beating growth talk, are we missing the crisis signals?Did India ignore the warning signals that led to a financial markets chaos for too long?
Oct 08, 2018
At 74 and down 26% since 2014, the rupee is not having a 'golden run'; the Piyush Goyal school of economics is a cruel jokeBy pretending that there is no rupee crisis doesn’t mean there is none. The problem is real.
Oct 05, 2018
RBI keeps repo rate unchanged: Central bank's over-fixation on inflation in a crisis-prone economy could prove to be high-risk gambleThe sense one gets from RBI comments on rupee is that it doesn’t want to arrest the devaluation of currency using the policy tools. Perhaps, the RBI even wanted to make it clear that rupee will have to settle on its own terms
Oct 04, 2018
Chanda Kochhar era over at ICICI Bank: Why the timing of CEO's 'early retirement' raises more questionsOn Thursday, ICICI Bank’s shareholders appeared to be more than happy with their beloved chief executive officer (CEO) calling it a day in the bank
Oct 03, 2018
The Jobs Crisis in India: An account of a real problem that some fail to understand, and some pretend not toAs the title suggests, Jagannathan admits the existence of a jobs crisis in the country, which needs to be seen in the backdrop of constant denials and playing down of this critical issue by many in the NDA-government and by right-leaning economists.
Oct 02, 2018
Gita Gopinath, the new chief economist at IMF: A ‘neo-liberal’ who spooked Left’s old ideological guardGopinath joins the list of top economists India could have retained but now India's loss is IMF's gain