Dharmakirti Joshi

Dharmakirti Joshi

The writer is chief  economist, CRISIL. Co-written by Vidya Mahambare, principal economist and Neha Saraf,  junior economist, CRISIL.

States are able
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

They must also be willing to do the heavy lifting to kickstart the investment cycle.

Unspectacular, but in the right direction
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

For the budget to succeed, government needs to build institutional capacity to carry through proposed public investment, step up divestment.

A cut in time
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Low rates will help. But sustainable higher growth requires the government to debottleneck sectors and push through pending reforms.

Fools rush in
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

RBI is right to hold off on rate cuts. Inflation must hit a sustained low first.

Mining a slow death
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

To keep CAD in check, India needs to pay attention to the rising trade deficit in mining, not focus on gold imports.

Agriculture can’t wait
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

While RBI is holding rates steady, government needs to overhaul food markets.