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Privatisation of CPSEs during recession 'horrible idea', says former chief statistician Pronab Sen
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Privatisation of CPSEs during recession 'horrible idea', says former chief statistician Pronab Sen

Speaking at an event organised by industry body PHDCCI, Sen said Nirmala Sitharaman did not mention world 'employment' in her Budget speech

India's GDP growth in next two quarters won't be over 3%: Former chief statistician Pronab Sen
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India's GDP growth in next two quarters won't be over 3%: Former chief statistician Pronab Sen

Former chief statistician Pronab Sen on Thursday said the country's growth in the next two quarters will not be more than 3 percent due to the lockdown across the country

Economy Matters: Firstpost Columnist Seetha in conversation with Pronab Sen and Santosh Mehrotra
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Economy Matters: Firstpost Columnist Seetha in conversation with Pronab Sen and Santosh Mehrotra

In conversation with Pronab Sen, Country Director, International Growth Centre and Santosh Mehrotra of the Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi on job crises.

RBI policy: With GST complicating Narendra Modi govt’s budget math, MPC may hold its fire for now
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RBI policy: With GST complicating Narendra Modi govt’s budget math, MPC may hold its fire for now

The 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

Demonetisation pushes GDP down to 6.1%: Can the govt come out of denial at least now?
Business

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

Who needs GST: Five ways FM Jaitley can thumb his nose at the Congress
Business

Who needs GST: Five ways FM Jaitley can thumb his nose at the Congress

The 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.

 GDP numbers not flawed, CSO on right track, says NSC chief Pronab Sen
Business

GDP numbers not flawed, CSO on right track, says NSC chief Pronab Sen

CSO has estimated economic growth at 7.3 percent for 2014-15, slightly lower than its earlier advance estimate of 7.4 percent.

Manmohan Singh must act now to fix India story, say expert economists
Economy

Manmohan Singh must act now to fix India story, say expert economists

The 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.

GDP estimates: Why it's now looking worse than astrology
Economy

GDP estimates: Why it's now looking worse than astrology

The 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

Budget 2013: Revenue deficit is India's Achilles heel, says Pronab Sen
Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Revenue deficit is India's Achilles heel, says Pronab Sen

Among 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.

Interest rate unlikely to ease soon: Pronab Sen
Economy

Interest rate unlikely to ease soon: Pronab Sen

Food 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.