Profile of Bibek Debroy
India, with its incredible religious and cultural diversity, could benefit from a Uniform Civil Code. How urgent is our need for the same?
A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs
A slew of measures taken by the government will help achieve a 6.5 per cent growth in 2020-21, writes Bibek Deb Roy, the chairman of the economic advisory council to PM Modi
The government wishes to improve the business environment, and institutional cleansing is a part of that. It’s surely not gloom and doom.
Disdaining failure, the wise Bhalla sticks his neck out and predicts the poll results. But less of economics, and sharper focus, would have helped us.
Subramanian should have stuck to GST, demonetisation, agriculture.... In his zest for divulging tasty bits, he hasn’t done the CEA’s office a good turn
Within its slim girth, this book charts out reforms to set right our ailing polity and administration to extirpate corruption and poor governance
A new economic history of Asia springs forth on several daring proposals. Annual visitors to Tokyo’s Yasukuni shrine will be most pleased, though.
Can an age-old phenomenon like globalisation ever be whittled down to ten lives? Garten’s brave sally has excellent sketches, but is a partial account.
This engaging history of the RBI—rich in events and tales of conflict over policy—effectively ends in 1981. What brings up the rear is biased, tepid stuff.
An up-to-date history shows how the idea of a beneficial Raj is a sham
Who gains from a stronger World Trade Organisation? It's time to set the record straight.
Who gains from a stronger World Trade Organisation? Its time to set the record straight.
An eyewitness account of the unshackling of India's economy
No, the myth of the foreign takeover hides the element of competition they bring in
It wouldn't have made us a developed country by now. But from refusing-to-develop country (RDC) we would have moved to the willing-to-develop country (WDC) category.
WTO is but a convenient scapegoat, what agriculture needs is domestic reform
Quraishi’s information-packed book lays bare the EC’s workings, but skips lightly on the electoral reforms issue
Ninan’s book, in reading the future, takes into account manufacturing and corruption, but ignores health and agriculture