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Thursday, July 07, 2022

Rajeswari Sengupta

The writer is assistant professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Rajeswari Sengupta writes: Why the communication gap between the MPC and RBI is troubling
Wed, Jun 22, 2022

Rajeswari Sengupta writes: It could potentially erode the credibility of the inflation targeting framework

It is unclear why RBI has hiked interest rates now
Tue, May 31, 2022

Rajeswari Sengupta writes: RBI's surprise move raises questions over its objective. Its mandate is to target inflation, not shore up rupee

RBI cannot ignore inflation
Tue, Mar 29, 2022

Rajeswari Sengupta writes: Inflation is best addressed by the central bank using monetary policy, not by the government adjusting taxes

Why it’s not time to cut taxes
Mon, Jan 31, 2022

Buoyancy in tax revenues next year is uncertain and exports boom caused by pandemic is likely to diminish. In a period of global economic uncertainty, these will put constraints on GDP growth

Is GDP data a reliable way to measure the health of the economy?
Tue, Jan 04, 2022

Rajeswari Sengupta writes: There are serious problems with India’s GDP data. Any analysis of recovery or growth forecast based on this data must be taken with a handful of salt.

If inflation remains strong, RBI will have to choose — debt or inflation management
Tue, Apr 20, 2021

If the RBI is too slow to tighten policy and rein in the liquidity it has created, the country could end up facing the kind of inflation crisis that was witnessed in the post-2008 period.

With high inflation, capital inflows, currency appreciation, tough decisions are needed
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Policymakers in all sophisticated economies face this trilemma, forcing them to make choices about which targets they are going to pursue.