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Aug 05, 2011
India's $2 trillion economy means we have to reform fasterIndia will be a $2 trillion economy. This is not just a milestone, but a signal to our leaders. Raising $2 trillion to $4 trillion over this decade calls for more reforms, not less.
Aug 04, 2011
Sorry Lefties: High growth is compatible with equityContrary to what one would expect, in India high-growth states actually have lower levels of rural-urban spending inequities. This suggests that equity and growth can go hand in hand.
Jun 30, 2011
Govt jobs data raises stink: Garbage in, garbage outThe recent NSSO data on jobs has been both confusing and contradictory. Does the problem lie with the data itself or the way it is collected?
Jun 28, 2011
Our fixation with 'overtaking' China is flawed - and juvenileIndia's GDP growth rate may well exceed China's over the medium term, but that obsession is fatally flawed. The real lessons for India from China's growth miracle lie elsewhere.
Jun 25, 2011
FDI spikes in April, but keep your fingers crossedThough foreign direct investment has grown 43 percent in April, one month's figures don't reflect a trend. It's still a wait-and-watch situation in India.
Jun 11, 2011
India beats China - by going on a borrowing bingeAll this appetite for credit is good to the extent it spurs growth, but the downside of easy money is inflation.
Jun 06, 2011
Did China just drop the nuclear bomb on the US dollar?On the contrary, China may have too much of the greenbacks for its own good. Bonus: An animated rap video featuring Barack Obama and Hu Jintao.
Jun 02, 2011
Choo mantar: cheap food disappears below poverty lineNAC wants some APL families to also get subsidised food. But guess what? They may already by getting it since 21.5 percent of the grains meant for BPL households actually accrue to APL folks.
May 31, 2011
Wonkynomics: More food output, higher prices and lower growthIndia's GDP growth slowed in the fourth quarter of 2010-11. The big questions thrown up by the latest data are: Why is higher food output not lowering prices? And are interest rate hikes killing off growth and investment?
May 27, 2011
Inflation has eaten up half the returns on the SensexRising inflation in 2010-11 has not only seriously diluted returns on the Sensex, it has also negatively impacted an already lopsided performance of the 30 individual Sensex stocks.