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Devashish Mitra

The writer is professor of economics and Cramer professor of global affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, US

A minimum framework
Sat, Apr 06, 2019

For now, NYAY scheme presented by the Congress is bare bones. A lower target minimum income and a smaller transfer amount could make it viable

Language is no zero-sum game
Thu, Oct 11, 2018

For India, learning English does not come with costs — it only brings benefits.

The new protectionism
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

There will be retaliation from China, EU to Trump’s tariffs. India stands to lose relatively little.

What the Union Budget must bring
Thu, Feb 01, 2018

It must increase rural investment, rationalise GST, income and corporate taxes to improve incomes and create jobs.

Reversing the reforms
Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Import duties on electronics could spiral into a return to the days of protectionism

Promises yet to keep
Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Other than the bankruptcy law and GST, NDA government’s record on economic reforms needs improvement and fine-tuning.

High costs, meagre gains
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Far from curbing black money and corruption, demonetisation has disrupted the economy.

Riding the Pacific trade winds
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Labour, environment and IPR standards in the Trans-Pacific Partnership will influence future Indo-US agreements.

Give and trade
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

The TFA aims to remove red tape in customs procedures in all 160 WTO member countries.

Protecting to hurt
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

Our labour laws are a barrier to entry into the select class of workers in the formal sector.