The writer is professor of economics and Cramer professor of global affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, US
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
For India, learning English does not come with costs — it only brings benefits.
There will be retaliation from China, EU to Trump’s tariffs. India stands to lose relatively little.
It must increase rural investment, rationalise GST, income and corporate taxes to improve incomes and create jobs.
Import duties on electronics could spiral into a return to the days of protectionism
Other than the bankruptcy law and GST, NDA government’s record on economic reforms needs improvement and fine-tuning.
Far from curbing black money and corruption, demonetisation has disrupted the economy.
Labour, environment and IPR standards in the Trans-Pacific Partnership will influence future Indo-US agreements.
The TFA aims to remove red tape in customs procedures in all 160 WTO member countries.
Our labour laws are a barrier to entry into the select class of workers in the formal sector.