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Arvind Subramanian


‘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.

'It's India’s Great Slowdown, economy seems headed for ICU': Arvind Subramanian

December 15, 2019 9:54 am

Former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian had flagged the TBS problem — of debts accumulated by private corporates becoming non-performing assets (NPA) of banks — back in December 2014, while he was CEA to the Narendra Modi government.

Economic Graffiti: What is to be done about growth

July 23, 2019 5:40 am

Arvind Subramanian’s paper, other micro data, suggest an impending economic slowdown. Policymakers must take notice and act.

Ex-CEA Arvind Subramanian defends his growth numbers, says important to re-visit methodology

July 19, 2019 7:32 am

In a paper presented at the India Policy Forum in New Delhi, Subramanian begins by arguing that in the period between 2011 and 2016, the Indian economy was hit by a series of shocks which should have negatively impacted economic activity.

Former CEA rubbishes government arguments; sticks to claim of India overestimating GDP growth

July 18, 2019 9:54 pm

In a new paper 'Validating India's GDP Growth Estimates', Arvind Subramanian said he had indicated his doubts on the growth numbers in the Economic Survey in 2015 as well as mid-year Economic Analysis.

A statistical misadventure

July 13, 2019 10:37 am

New GDP series is not comparable with earlier series, shows improvements.

Arvind Subramanian defends GDP estimates, Pronab Sen highlights impact of productivity growth

July 11, 2019 4:32 am

Subramanian also said that his research paper was a validation exercise of GDP from demand side, and not a new way to estimate GDP.

CEA counters Arvind Subramanian's claim on GDP estimates, says hard to create wrong narrative

July 04, 2019 9:11 pm

In his research paper, Subramanian concluded that India's growth rate has been overestimated by around 2.5 percentage points between 2011-12 and 2016-17, triggering a heated debate over the accuracy of growth figures.


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’

December 23, 2018 6:21 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.