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Aug 14, 2018
Rupee breaches 70-mark: Forex restrictions necessary to arrest slide in local currency, says economistAs the rupee on Tuesday hit an all-time low of 70.1 against the US dollar, economists expressed concerns and suggested imposition of "restrictions" to stem the slide.
Aug 04, 2018
Urjit Patel says it's not economists job to forecast crises but to explain how mankind behavesEconomists badly criticised for the 2008 global financial crisis saying they had failed to predict the catastrophe on time.
Jul 31, 2018
Government could name new chief economic advisor this week; but does the regime need a CEA?The problem with advice on economics is that it's more of a recommendation, and while some ideas sound good they may not necessarily be politically feasible, more so in an election year.
Jul 10, 2018
June inflation likely reached highest level in nearly two years, says economists' pollIndian inflation likely rose to a near two-year high in June, driven by surging oil and food prices, economists' poll showed, a development that would strengthen calls for more monetary policy tightening by the Reserve Bank of India.
Jul 05, 2018
MSP hike to push retail inflation by 70 bps, roil fiscal numbers, warn economists and analystsThe government on Wednesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy by a record Rs 200 per quintal for 2018-19. It will cost the exchequer over Rs 15,000 crore
May 21, 2018
Watch: Why do economists love Google, Facebook and Amazon? #DailyDopeEconomists are studying consumer behaviour and are finding more data on citizens through social networking platforms rather than through the govt. portal
Dec 11, 2017
Budget 2018: Increase social security pension from Rs 200 to at least Rs 500, experts tell Arun JaitleyAt pre-Budget meet, experts pointed out the amount for social security pension has been abysmally low of Rs 200 per month
Sep 28, 2017
Donald Trump's tax plan: Key labour union calls it 'con game,' industry says overhaul will help job creationDonald Trump's new plan for broad-based income tax cuts debuted to mixed reviews, with industry cheering while economists cautioned it could increase deficits.
Mar 01, 2017
GDP data intriguing, figures don't add up, say economistsEconomists believe that the key reason behind such a high growth rate could be "a steep downward revision" of the year-ago base period
Dec 15, 2016
Demonetisation to less cash: Economists can do without moral compass, not politiciansA good gesture from the government after the first two weeks of demonetisation would have been the frank admission: “Yes, we botched up. We could have planned better. Sorry for the inconvenience.”