INDUSTRIAL policy via Twitter is a new development in economics but we may all have to get used to it over the next four (or eight) years. Donald Trump’s tweets on the car industry (and his planned cuts to corporate income tax) may or may not have persuaded Ford to [...]
Editorial – Economy Watch – Post-DeMo & GST, Minimum Basic Income Can be the Next Big Disruption !!!
Background – The government is coming up with a report which is likely to endorse giving all Indian citizens a guaranteed Universal Basic Income (UBI). The said report will be released this month. Business Insider talked to Prof Guy Standing, one of the leading advocates of UBI, and he says the report by the [...]
Background:- There has been a hue and cry as far as demonetization is concerned since the night of November 8. Meanwhile, while we were observant of the various developments, we took a decision to wait until the whole story unfolds.Since November 9 , probably each newspaper had published more than [...]
Editorials -Economy Watch – Can India Grow ?-Unleashing the million dreams in to billion dollars through decentalization !!!
In this excerpt from ‘Can India Grow?’, authors V. Anantha Nageswaran and Gulzar Natarajan drive home the point that decentralisation is imperative to both the execution and formulation of public policy in India Let a million ideas and models proliferate India’s continental size, large population, and vast diversity, coupled with [...]