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Episode 722 February 3, 2020

Will the Budget 2020 spur the economy?

With the Budget 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had a hard task. The Central Govt is dealing with an economy in the middle of a crisis which is showing no signs of abating. Udit Misra, who writes on the economy for Indian Express, joins to explain the major problems that are ailing the economy, whether budget announcements will boost private consumption or investment, why government spending faces hurdles, tax changes, and whether the announcements match expectations.


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Will the Budget 2020 spur the economy?With the Budget 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had a hard task. The Central Govt is dealing with an economy in the middle of a crisis which is showing no signs of abating. Udit Misra, who writes on the economy for Indian Express, joins to explain the major problems that are ailing the economy, whether budget announcements will boost private consumption or investment, why government spending faces hurdles, tax changes, and whether the announcements match expectations. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.