Important Editorials on Economy
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[Economy] The Green Revolution – An Update
The British had left us a nation where the hearth...Read More
[Simplified] Economic Survey-2023 Highlights
[Economy] Reducing Poverty – Lessons from China
Background Last week, the World Bank released its latest report on...Read More
[Economy] E-Rupee – All that you need to Know.
Background The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) indicated that it...Read More
[Economy] There are no poor people, only people in poor places
Modern state is a welfare state, but if borrowing for...Read More
[Economy] The impossible trinity & Mundell’s Trilemma
Background: The impossible trinity, or the trilemma, refers to the...Read More
[Economy] Is it time for the gig economy?
The story so far Moonlighting — or employees working for...Read More
[Economy] Unemployment Scenario in India
Background India’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.43% in September due...Read More
[Economy] Explained – What is Windfall Tax?
The story so far: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday,...Read More
[In-Depth] Debate on Freebies in India.
Background: A petition was filed in January in the Supreme...Read More
[Economy] The debate of Freebies
The issue of ‘freebies’ has bounced back, when the Supreme...Read More
[Economy] Purple revolution
Context:- The lavender crop is changing the landscape and improving...Read More
[Economy] National Monetization Plan
National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) The National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) estimates...Read More
[Economy] Petrol Prices-India vs Other Countries
Petrol Price in India vs Others Petrol in India is...Read More
[Economy] Missing “Middle” Of Indian Entrepreneurship
The Story Consider this hypothetical situation: Rajalakshmi, from a remote...Read More
[Economy] Eight Core Industries of India, their Weightage and IIP
The eight core sectors/industries of India are :-Read More
Impact of Globalization on Indian Economy
The term globalization refers to the integration of the economy...Read More
Economic Survey 2022: India’s Infrastructure Boom
The Economic Survey of 2022 employs geospatial data gathered from...Read More
[Economy] Not V-Shaped but K-Shpaed recovery on the horizon.
The economic ravages of the pandemic have had an uneven...Read More
Indian Forex, Guidotti–Greenspan rule and a Sovereign Wealth Fund,
For a country like India, forex reserves have long been...Read More
Disengagement of Global Firms, Employment and the FDI
OUR THOUGHTS:- For long and particularly since 1991 reforms, FDIs...Read More
Ease of Doing Business Report (Discontinued) and the Prisoner’s dilemma
What if you can’t be the ‘very best’? Why, of...Read More
[Economy] Why Indian Railways failed to attract private players to run trains
Syllabus Connect:- GS III ( Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports,...Read More
[Economy] Nuclear Power-10 Years After Fukushima
Syllabus Connect:- GS III (Energy) Context:- At the beginning of...Read More
[Economy] Indian Economy, Stagflation, K-Shaped Recovery & Minsky Moment
Syllabus Connect:- GS III (Indian Economy and issues relating to...Read More
Poverty in India is on the rise again
Syllabus:- GS I (Poverty and developmental issues); GS II (Issues...Read More
The first principles of commerce should guide E-com policy too
This retail outlet sells a lot of products from all...Read More
India’s first scam-Haridas Mundhra affair, LIC and Chagla Commission
Context:- It is now celebrates 30 years since India’s economic...Read More
[Economy] Growth matters but income levels matter more
Context The provisional estimates of annual national income (2020-21), released on...Read More
The cost of China’s economic achievements
The Communist Party of China (CPC), which observed the centenary...Read More
Can India avoid a Telecom duopoly?
Context Sunil Mittal, the chairman of Bharti Airtel, said recently...Read More
Understanding the Bad Banks-arguments for and against
The idea of setting up a bad bank to resolve the growing...Read More
Does India need a new assessment of Poverty – Yes. It does
The son of a corn merchant-turned sociologist, Charles Booth had...Read More
India for a post-pandemic equitable recovery
After last year’s pandemic-induced economic collapse, the global economy is...Read More
Intellectual Property and India-A Complete Coverage
What is Intellectual Property:- The concept of intellectual property (IP)...Read More
[Economy] Microfinance and building a resilient India
Over these years, no other form of financial services has...Read More
[Economy] India is making the right moves with its mega privatization plan
One of the most ambitious plans to emerge from India’s...Read More
[Economy] Green hydrogen and India’s transition to clean energy
Energy is a master resource which has the ability to...Read More
[Economy] Realistic growth outlook for India amid uncertainty
We are in the midst of an unprecedented and atypical...Read More
[Economy] An effective plan to monetise government assets
A debate on the monetisation of unutilised and under-utilised government...Read More
[Economy] Public spending for private revival
A chapter in the October 2020 edition of the International Monetary...Read More
Economy – From SUNSET to SUNRISE Areas of Growth (Post Pandemic Recovery)
Written by:- Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog Syllabus Connect :- ...Read More
Economy-Speeding up financial inclusion of women.
Syllabus Connect :- General Studies -Paper II (Indian Economy and...Read More
Economy – Is flexible inflation targeting still fit for the purpose ?
Is ‘flexible inflation targeting’ (FIT) ripe for a coup d’état...Read More
Economy- Attention Economy and MASS.
Have you ever wondered why cricket matches are getting shorter...Read More
Economy-Reversing Liquidity Glut.
The United States Congress approved an emergency bailout package of...Read More
Economy-Modern Monetary Theory and Its Relevance to India.
Stephanie Kelton is one of the most influential advocates of...Read More
Economy-Will cryptocurrencies survive ?
It is not only India, governments across the world have...Read More
Economy – ‘Lucas critique’/‘offsetting principle’ in macroeconomics.
The great Austrian economist and political philosopher, Friedrich von Hayek,...Read More
Economy-History of Indian Protectionism.
The Indian Fiscal Commission began its work in November 1921,...Read More
Economy/Environment-We must go Circular.
The best way to build resilience against future pandemics and...Read More
Society-Women, COVID, Economy !!!
In 2019, before the Covid-19 pandemic, female labour force participation...Read More
Economy – Top Ten Expectations of the Budget !!!
With less than two weeks to go for the Union...Read More
EcoEconomics-Economics in Environmental Sustainability.
The Brundtland Commission in its report titled Our Common Future...Read More
Geonomics-Island Development !!!
The 1382 offshore-identified islands of India hold immense unexploited potential...Read More
Policy-Bharatmala revival and India’s capex cycle !!!
Last week, the government relaunched the Bharatmala Pariyojana (BMP)—an initiative...Read More
Economy- The Bitcoin – Is it a “beautiful face” or the “Most popular one” ?
Since 2011, it is estimated that close to Rs4 trillion...Read More
Economics-Ease Of Doing Business Rankings-India Jumps 30 Places !!!
India has jumped up 30 spots in the World Bank’s...Read More
Economy-Circular Economy-Moving Beyond “Take, Make, Dispose” !!!
By 2050, the global population is expected to soar beyond...Read More
Economy-Extreme Poverty Worldwide and Some Economic Approaches !!!
Measurements of poverty indicators are usually highly controversial, and many...Read More
Economy-Why The Digital Marketplace Is Here To Stay !!!
Chris Anderson was the editor of Wired magazineuntil 2012. Now he is...Read More
Economy-What fueled CAPITALISM – the Potato ?
Our Right to Eat What we eat matters to us...Read More
Economy-Why Do The Railways Suffer, On An Average, Hundred Accidents Every Year?
Since 2012, six out of every ten rail accidents in...Read More
Economy-India loses billions of rupees to traffic jams. Is ride-sharing the solution?
Bangalore is famous around the world as India’s technology capital...Read More
Economy-6 ways to make sure AI creates jobs for all and not for few !!!
1. Expect massive disruptionRead More
Geography-Patterns of World Trade in Natural Resources !!!
World trade is the exchange of goods and services and...Read More
Economy-Needed: A New Generation Of Policy Economists !!!
India needs a third generation of policy economists to provide...Read More
Society-Dismal state of Per-Student Expenditure !!!
A recent report by the National Institute of Fiscal Policy...Read More
Economy – Challenges and opportunities for India’s auto industry !!!
Background – It’s akin to expecting someone to climb Mount Everest...Read More
Economy-Gender as the new driver of growth !!!
Although our understanding of the linkages between gender and growth...Read More
Economy – No logic in extending length of patents !!!
A proposal to further extend the already 20-year-long patent term...Read More
Economy-Diminishing tempo of Globalisation & India !!!
Hyperglobalisation has been used to describe the dramatic increase in...Read More
Economy – Sustainable Mobility for the 21st Century !!!
One of the toughest environmental and social challenges of our...Read More
Economy-Air India’s forgotten founding father !!!
Background– There is a saying in the business circles that:-...Read More
Economy-All you need to know about GST !!!
What is GST? Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a...Read More
Economy-Building Poverty-Free Villages !!!
The hungry are the poorest of the poor; the link...Read More
Economy-Is India really undergoing JOB crisis ?
A closer look at the economy at large throws up...Read More
#Must Read-Economics of Culture and the Need for National Cultural Policy !!!
This is one of a kind and a must read...Read More
Economy-Dairy Sector !!!
Asia has witnessed remarkable growth in its production and consumption...Read More
Economy-Why India should tax agricultural income !!!
Note- In our last years Mains test series, we gave...Read More
Economy-The Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Revolution !!!
This drastic change in one sector – agriculture – is...Read More
Economy-Lessons from the economic turn around of Germany !!!
Disclaimer- This is essentially a case study and can be...Read More
Society Watch-Energy Security !!!( Expert Committee report on Integrated Energy Policy by Govt of India)
Look no further- This single and comprehensive editorial is all...Read More
Society Watch-Unchecked Consumption Is the Elephant in the Boardroom !!!
*Disclaimer-This editorial is written from a business perspective, however it...Read More
Economy Watch – Is India Growing ? (Learning from the reports?)
India ranks 79 out of 176 countries on the 2016...Read More
Economy Watch – Job creation is vital for a new India !!!
An inclusive India would be one where good jobs are...Read More
Nation Watch – India @ 70 !!!
Background – Excerpts of speech delivered by the President on the...Read More
Economy Watch – Free trade is good, for the poor too !!!
In a global trading landscape that is being increasingly influenced...Read More
#Must Read-Economy Watch – De-Globalization trends around the world and Karl Marx’s dilemma !!!
Marx got many things wrong about capitalism, but this capital...Read More
#Must Read – Economy Watch – Demographic Dividend and the Chinese Jobs !!!
One million individuals are entering the workforce every month and...Read More
Economy Watch – E-Commerce : The battle for survival !!!
Last year we gave a debate on the topic –Unleashing...Read More
Economy Watch – Push For Electric Vehicles Can Transform Public Transport In India !!!
It looks like the Government of India is all set...Read More
Economy Watch – The Rise Of The Services Sector Is Redefining India’s Growth Narrative !!!
India’s services sector has remained resolute and on a steady...Read More
Economy Watch – Challenges Before Make in India !!!(Q & A Format – Interview with Nirmala Sitharaman )! and UPSCTREE Summary.
What is Make in India? Is it a scheme, a...Read More
#Must Read – Society Watch-Globalization and its impact – A Comprehensive Analysis !!!
Globalization is the buzzword in the contemporary world. Broadly speaking,...Read More
Economy Watch – The Coastal Economic Zone Push !!!
It is generally agreed that a key element in the...Read More
Economy Watch – India: Issues and Priorities for Agriculture
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nearly three-quarters of India’s families depend on rural...Read More
Economy Watch – Geographical Indication and India !!!
What is GI :- “Darjeeling”, “Ceylon”, “Assam”, “Kolhapuri”, “Banarasi”, “Champagne”,...Read More
Economy Watch-Inclusive Development :-The quintile income and the poverty line !!!
Inclusive Development :-The quintile income and the poverty line Background:-...Read More
Economy Watch – Idea-Vodafone Merger – Explained !!!
When Mukesh Ambali’s Jio entered the telecom market last year...Read More
#Must Read – Economy Watch – Infrastcure Megaprojects: The good, the bad, and the better
Note:-Use this article wisely in your answers. It can help...Read More
Economy Watch – Budget 2017 and its place in history !!!
On 1 July, if all goes to plan, the country...Read More
Economy Watch – Why Digital India has a real chance of translating its lofty goals into tangible results
“Probability is not a mere computation of odds on the...Read More
Economy Watch – Non-conventional Energy Sources in India
Population explosion has resulted in manifold increase in demand for...Read More
Economy Watch – Vagaries of the job market
The mismatch between the number of people who annually reach...Read More
Editorial – Economy Watch – Bitcoins becoming ‘safe havens’ !!!
Background – Bitcoin now has a total market capitalisation of...Read More
Editorial – Economy Watch – India’s Green bond Market and the Potential there in !!!
Green bonds, which finance environmentally friendly businesses and assets, have...Read More
Editorial – Economy – The manufacturing jobs delusion !!!
INDUSTRIAL policy via Twitter is a new development in economics...Read More
Editorial – Economy Watch – Post-DeMo & GST, Minimum Basic Income Can be the Next Big Disruption !!!
Background – The government is coming up with a report...Read More
Editorial -Economy – Demonetisation – Includes UPSCTREE’s understanding of the Issue!!!
Background:- There has been a hue and cry as far...Read More
Society Watch – Inclusive Growth – Challenges And Solutions !!!
The concept of ‘Inclusive Growth’ finds place more frequently in...Read More
Economy Watch- “India’s jobless growth is undermining its ability to reap the demographic dividend”.
The last quarterly survey by the Labour Bureau showed that...Read More
Economy Watch-Fourth Industrial Revolution and India !!!
The big buzz at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in...Read More
Important Data Sets For MAINS !!!
Important data sets that can be helpful for mains helpful...Read More
Economy Watch – The Rise Of The Robots & Mass Unemployment!!!
Snapshot What Martin Ford predicts in his book, The Rise...Read More
Economy Watch- Dividends of Black Money Disclosure !!!
The Centre’s move to mop up black money from the...Read More
Economy Watch – Globalization Is the Only Answer !!!
The Brexit referendum in the United Kingdom and the presidential...Read More
Economy Watch -Lessons From The One Rupee Accounts In Jan Dhan Yojana !!!
One of the major successes of the government has been...Read More
Economy Watch – Aadhar , PDS and the Unavailability of Internet
India’s Public Distribution System (PDS) has improved steadily during the...Read More
Economy Watch – The Story Of A Man, His Inclusive Vision And How It Morphed Into Bandhan Bank
*Disclaimer- The story is published as it gives insight in...Read More
Economy Watch – Realising energy sector targets – Can we have 175 GW of renewable capacity by 2022 ?
Background – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s style is to set...Read More
Economy Watch – Setting the Public Sector Banks On A Healing Path
Backgroud:-The PSB are under stress for sometime, they are in...Read More
Economy Watch – Enhancing Farmers’ Livelihood And Ways Of Doing It
Enhancing Farmers’ Livelihood And Ways Of Doing ItRead More
Economy Watch- FAQs on GST (Frequently Asked questions on Goods and Services Tax)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Goods and Services Tax (GST)...Read More
Economy Watch – Key To 2nd Green Revolution !!!
Genetically modified (GM) seeds have emerged as a powerful new...Read More
Economy Watch – 2 reasons the Indian economic tiger will roar !!!
There is now a consensus among analysts that there are...Read More
Economy Watch – Robin Hood and Globalization
International development aid is based on the Robin Hood principle:...Read More
Economy Watch – Renewable energy and the Employment prospects.
Renewable Energy Employs 8.1 Million People Worldwide More than...Read More
Economy Watch – Can India grow at 8 to 9 per cent?- Gazing into future
Can India grow at 8 to 9 per cent? The...Read More
Economy Watch – Indian Bankruptcy Reform: Where We Are And Where We Go Next
Indian Bankruptcy Reform: Where We Are And Where We Go...Read More
Economy Watch – Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code -A quantum leap forward
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code:-Read More
Society Watch-India’s path from poverty to empowerment !!!
India has made encouraging progress by halving its official poverty...Read More
10 , 11 and 12 Mar 2016 (Real Estate Bill, HELP,PMUY,Ganga Gram,ISRO,SMS Alert to farmers, Restructuring Higher Education Curriculum)
Get UPSCTREE Daily Updates and Magazine-Click Here Real Estate (Regulation...Read More
09 Mar 2016 (TARC,Anti-Microbial-Resistance,NOTTO,NCHI,Model Police Act,Skill Dev. Ministry-Achievements,DRDO product snapshot,Few Facts)
Get UPSCTREE Daily Updates and Magazine-Click Here Tax Administration Reforms...Read More
26 and 27 Feb 2016
Food Security :- Background:-The Economic Survey 2015-16 presented here today...Read More