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Friday, December 04, 2020

Arvind Subramanian


Not fair to take one stand when within govt & opposite after leaving it: NITI VC

October 15, 2020 12:32 am

Subramanian, in an opinion piece co-authored with Pennsylvania State University’s assistant professor of economics Shoumitro Chatterjee, pointed out the pitfalls of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat campaign.

If GST and IBC could be rehabilitated, it would help the economy. And also be a fitting tribute to Jaitley

August 24, 2020 9:04 am

India has faced more challenges than anyone imagined to its health, institutions, federal relations, and national security; and, as a result, we have missed Jaitley’s presence even more than we feared.

COVID-19: FRBM framework will need to be updated, says former CEA Subracamanian

June 04, 2020 12:18 am

Subramanian further said while labour reforms were necessary, the way they have been done by some states have undermined basic protections to workers, especially in light of the migrant crisis. 

Arvind Subramanian on Covid response: 'We should be driven by need, not affordability'

May 03, 2020 7:24 am

In the first e-Adda hosted by The Indian Express, Arvind Subramanian, India’s former Chief Economic Advisor and now visiting lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School, joined us from Boston. He spoke on the coronavirus pandemic, how the crisis may aggravate pre-existing vulnerabilities and why India should plan for negative growth this year.

After the deluge

April 29, 2020 10:52 pm

It is time to design clear rules for departure from accepted norms of fiscal prudence

Arvind Subramanian at e-Adda: It’s a pralay, plan for negative growth, spend extra 5% GDP

April 30, 2020 9:19 am

Subramanian said the crisis does provide an opportunity for countries to emerge stronger by being decisive or this can even aggravate pre-existing vulnerabilities.

We should plan for negative growth rate this FY, says Arvind Subramanian

April 28, 2020 8:42 pm

Express e-Adda highlights: As Covid-19 pushes the economy into a recession, Subramanian is speaking on the immediate and medium-term challenges facing the economy, the policy options before leaders, and the trade-offs there in.

‘There are no magic short-term bullets (to fix economy)... Budget shouldn’t aim for surprises’

December 29, 2019 1:21 pm

Former chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian on why economic indicators are serious, agrees that NPA crisis was recognised late, argues ‘suit-boot ki sarkar’ charge made economic resolutions difficult, and explains why boosting consumption is not route to growth

Ex-CEA Arvind Subramanian against cut in personal income tax, extra fiscal boost

December 29, 2019 6:24 pm

According to Subramanian, income tax relief might have only limited impact on consumption, as only 5 per cent of population pays the tax.

Explained: How and why the Indian economy is losing its growth momentum

December 18, 2019 6:50 am

Former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian expands on his twin-balance sheet analysis to explain how the Indian economy reached the current state of turmoil.


Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian announces he's leaving

June 20, 2018 6:30 pm

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday said he will leave his role at the Finance Ministry in a couple of months. He said he will always be committed to serving the country.


‘Think of it the other way, not about govt raiding RBI, but how RBI could have behaved differently’

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

In this edition of the Idea Exchange, Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian talks about demonitisation, defends GST, explains the reasons why growth has not been robust and reflects back on his tenure as Chief Economic Adviser of India.