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Mar 06, 2019
Unemployment rate in February climbs to 2.5 year-high of 7.2% despite fall in number of job seekers: CMIE dataWhen the government has released official data for the jobless rate in the past it has tended to be out-of-date. But recently it withheld a batch of data because officials said they needed to check its veracity.
Feb 25, 2019
Farm sector doles: Band-aid solutions hide jobless growth; India's agrarian economy needs liberalisation, not govt handoutsInstead of addressing the dwindling jobs and agrarian crisis, the government has responded by announcing a Targeted Basic Income (TBI) scheme for farmers.
Feb 19, 2019
India's job crisis: Clue to employment is growth in the real sense, not just high GDP numbersWhile headline numbers are definitely eye-catching, the unemployment ratios within the educated and skilled classes are alarming
Feb 18, 2019
NSSO survey: Unemployment among educated, skilled people clocks steep rise in 6-year periodUnemployment rate among educated people in the country registered a sharp increase in 2017-18 after it registered a decline in 2011-12.
Jan 25, 2019
Can't measure unemployment rate based on CMIE data; loopholes in survey has lead to inconsistency in resultsIn the quarter ending in December 2018, the unemployment rate among all occupation groups stood at 6.6 percent.
Aug 04, 2018
Trump effect? US jobless rate drops to 3.9% in July; 157,000 new jobs createdUS employment has risen for 94 consecutive months, the longest jobs-expansion streak on record.
Jul 12, 2018
India now sixth largest economy: What does it mean for the average Indian? Not much, if you drill down numbersThe average Indian is far poorer than the average Frenchman if one compares per capita income at PPP. The Modi government must move quickly to fix cracks in the 71-year old economy
Jun 02, 2017
IT layoffs: NITI Aayog's Arvind Panagariya dismisses fears, says world in grip of ‘robophobia’Anomalies in employment data should get addressed with the just-launched NSSO survey, Panagariya said
Jun 01, 2017
Arun Jaitley just tripped over his own feet by admitting economy wasn’t healthy when govt launched note banJaitley is absolutely right in saying a 7-8 percent growth is good enough for India in an environment where rest of the world is facing an economic slowdown
Apr 20, 2017
Visa bans, investment woes: Why lack of fresh jobs may emerge as Modi’s big nightmare in 2019It is not just an economical challenge Modi will have to face, but political as well.