Articles by S Mohammed Irshad
Jul 04, 2019
Trade pacts losing relevance, protectionism is becoming driving force of contemporary global treatiesThe US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent visit to India prior to G-20 shows the latest challenge of foreign trade treaties.
Apr 17, 2019
State of Working India Report 2019: Country's unemployment crisis is real; boosting investments in health, education can work wondersThe biggest challenge regarding employment in the country is the gap between demand and supply.
Mar 07, 2019
Raghuram Rajan's new book: An economist tells us why it is critical to preserve communities left behind by markets and StateFor Rajan, populist nationalism is an impediment to market freedom and hence limits the economic prosperity of developing countries.
Feb 11, 2019
Minimum income schemes for poor: Both Congress and BJP are doing it wrong; freebies won't cure povertyThe implementation of any basic income or bare minimum economic support is possible only through the informal sector participation
Jan 11, 2019
10% quota for EWS in general category: Govt should revise poverty line, ensure all poor come under the ambitThe latest bill that has granted 10 percent reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) among the upper castes raises many critical questions on its method of ‘eligibility’ .
Jan 07, 2019
CMIE data shows 11 mn jobs lost in 2018: Labour reforms need of the hour, but no political party is serious about itAccording to a report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), job losses, and the number of unemployed people in the country have been steadily rising
Dec 21, 2018
NITI Aayog has lost its direction; think tank does not put forward strategic and structural changesIf NITI Aayog wants to push up public invesment, it has to change its policies
Dec 13, 2018
Post-Assembly election victories, Congress, TRS, Mizo National Front must pull up their socks to deliver on manifestoThe content of the manifestos and promises are deliverable, however, not sufficient for economic development of the states.
Sep 27, 2018
State of Working in India report: Yet another warning on employment problems, but this too may fall on deaf earsArray
Sep 21, 2018
Decoding Goa economy: What is ailing the costal state amidst developing political crisis?The emerging political crisis of Goa has to be assessed with reference to the economic status of the state