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Is Job Creation Only A Government Responsibility?

Is Job Creation Only A Government Responsibility?

Feb 09, 2022

A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs

OPINION | A Five Per Cent Growth May Not Sound Too Good But It's Not Quite Death

OPINION | A Five Per Cent Growth May Not Sound Too Good But It's Not Quite Death

Sep 26, 2019

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

OPINION | Should We Encourage Kuccha Receipts? Institutional Cleansing Part Of Improving Business Environment

OPINION | Should We Encourage Kuccha Receipts? Institutional Cleansing Part Of Improving Business Environment

Aug 21, 2019

The government wishes to improve the business environment, and institutional cleansing is a part of that. It’s surely not gloom and doom.

Line-Up Where Everyone Bats

Line-Up Where Everyone Bats

May 15, 2019

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.

When Not An Advisor, Spill

When Not An Advisor, Spill

Jan 30, 2019

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

2025: Our Century Come

2025: Our Century Come

Nov 21, 2018

Within its slim girth, this book charts out reforms to set right our ailing polity and administration to extirpate corruption and poor governance

Why Do Tigers’ Tails Twitch?

Why Do Tigers’ Tails Twitch?

Oct 06, 2017

A new economic history of Asia springs forth on several daring proposals. Annual visitors to Tokyo’s Yasukuni shrine will be most pleased, though.

Augustus Loses To Iron Lady

Augustus Loses To Iron Lady

Jun 29, 2017

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.

Grand Tale, Lame Ending

Grand Tale, Lame Ending

May 18, 2017

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.

Legacy Is Grand Delusion

Legacy Is Grand Delusion

Sep 29, 2016

An up-to-date history shows how the idea of a beneficial Raj is a sham

Let Sparks Fly As The Centre Changes

Let Sparks Fly As The Centre Changes

Nov 06, 2015

Ninan’s book, in reading the future, takes into account manufacturing and corruption, but ignores health and agriculture

The Vigilante’s Quills

The Vigilante’s Quills

May 09, 2014

Quraishi’s information-packed book lays bare the EC’s workings, but skips lightly on the electoral reforms issue

View To A Till

View To A Till

Mar 25, 2006

WTO is but a convenient scapegoat, what agriculture needs is domestic reform

What If Reforms Had Taken Off 13 Years Earlier?

What If Reforms Had Taken Off 13 Years Earlier?

Aug 14, 2004

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.

Do TNCS Rule India?

Do TNCS Rule India?

Jun 16, 2001

No, the myth of the foreign takeover hides the element of competition they bring in

Hustling The Dream

Hustling The Dream

May 13, 2000

An eyewitness account of the unshackling of India's economy

Seattle's Seven Myths

Seattle's Seven Myths

Dec 11, 1999

Who gains from a stronger World Trade Organisation? It's time to set the record straight.

Seattle' S Seven Myths

Seattle' S Seven Myths

Dec 11, 1999

Who gains from a stronger World Trade Organisation? It’s time to set the record straight.

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