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Saturday, May 08, 2021



ExplainSpeaking: In Joe Biden's Covid-19 rescue plan for the US economy, lessons for India

May 05, 2021 7:58 am

The US president has dumped the notions of small government and trickle down economics in his bid to rebuild the American economy

ExplainSpeaking: Why RBI continues to target GDP growth instead of inflation

April 30, 2021 8:42 am

Rising Covid-19 cases, faltering growth and rising inflation have brought India’s central bank to square one

ExplainSpeaking: Why saving the middle class is critical for India's economy and its democracy

April 22, 2021 9:26 am

India's Economy 2021: In 2020, Covid disruption resulted in reducing India’s vibrant middle class by one-third. Can the government stem the slide?

ExplainSpeaking: Will 2021 be a repeat of 2020 for the Indian economy?

April 15, 2021 9:20 am

The rapid spike in Covid numbers coupled with reports of vaccine shortages could make things worse, especially for the poorer sections of the Indian economy.

ExplainSpeaking: Why sticking to RBI’s inflation targeting regime is justified

April 05, 2021 7:33 am

While there were several compelling arguments against targeting retail inflation, the government’s decision provides much-needed stability to the monetary policy framework

ExplainSpeaking: India is no country for working women. Here's why

April 03, 2021 10:21 am

The percentage of working-age women who are economically active in the country is far lower than the global average

ExplainSpeaking: Is India misrepresenting/misreading its GDP growth rate?

March 24, 2021 8:58 am

GDP Growth Rate of India: The jury is still out whether countries like India should replace the existing year-on-year method for calculating GDP growth rate with the quarter-on-quarter formula

ExplainSpeaking: What IIP data tells us about the state of India's economic recovery

March 16, 2021 7:43 am

IIP Data January 2021: Weak industrial growth along with rising retail inflation presents a tough dilemma for policymakers

ExplainSpeaking: How Haryana's local workforce policy could bring down unemployment rates

March 09, 2021 10:46 am

Haryana Jobs quota Law: Beyond what happens inside Haryana, this law presents an even bigger problem for the country as a whole. What the Haryana government has done strikes at the root of India being a single unified market.

ExplainSpeaking: The link between US bond yields, Indian stock markets, GDP and GVA growth rates

March 01, 2021 9:08 am

Growth rate of Gross Value Added (GVA) merits attention as it points to an economic recovery even though the GDP growth rate has worsened