Even if Biden wins, there will be no return to the pre-Trump era
The earlier policies of multilateralism, globalisation and free trade have not been able to reverse US decline
For a change, a lively MPC meeting
The last MPC meet appears to have had quite a few verbal duels
Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | The wealth of nations
India’s wealth will increase by 5-6 percent this year and around 9 percent in 2021, according to Credit Suisse
What has Nitish Kumar’s economic track record been in the last five years?
It’s very likely that the economic disruption resulting from the pandemic, the lockdowns and the return of migrant labour would overshadow any earlier good work done on the economic front
Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | More bang for your buck
We are glad to announce that from this week we have struck a partnership with the Financial Times, which needs no introduction to an audience like you
The excitement over India’s per capita income being lower than Bangladesh’s is just political hype
If we take the IMF’s figures for gross domestic product per capita at constant prices, measured by purchasing power parity using 2017 international dollars, then Bangladesh’s per capita income in 2020 is 83 percent of India’s.
What the IMF forecasts say about Sino-US rivalry in the next few years
The trend of a rising China and a declining US is expected to continue, despite the strenuous efforts of US politicians
The reason for the government’s miserly fiscal support
The IMF’s fiscal monitor estimates India’s overall fiscal deficit to be 13.1 percent of GDP in FY21 and to remain above 10 percent till FY23
RBI surveys show current situation dismal, but hopes about the future soar
The economy may currently be mired in a deep recession, but the RBI surveys show a revival of confidence and animal spirits
Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | A Piteousness of Doves
Even without cutting rates, MPC members have done all they could to keep market rates low
The farm reforms are an attempt to integrate agriculture with Indian capitalism
In the context of farm reforms, we could learn from the Chinese experience, where contract farming has flourished
Do research papers by central bank economists suffer from conflicts of interest?
Upton Sinclair: ‘It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it’
Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | A twinge of doubt, hastily suppressed
The markets continue to hope for another round of stimulus in the US. That optimism showed up on Friday, with the Nifty reclaiming 11,000 smartly
UNCTAD is a voice in the wilderness calling for systemic change
UNCTAD says covid-19 has raised fundamental questions about the way we organise society and the values that structure our lives
ADB study finds India’s score on Wellness Index lower than Ethiopia, Uganda
The covid-19 pandemic will be a boon for the wellness industry
Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | A new kind of divergence
Estimates of India's GDP growth are being revised further downwards as the full extent of the damage to the economy caused by the virus is becoming clearer
A new bull market?
The Bank of America Survey of fund managers for September finds that allocation to equities rose 6 percentage points month on month to a net 18 percent overweight. But allocation to emerging markets has come down
Why is consumer price inflation so high while economic growth is so low?
Consumer price inflation in India is among the highest in the world while the contraction in growth has been among the highest
Employment in the Indian economy has been shrinking since 2011-12, says KLEMS database
The KLEMS database finds that the number of persons employed fell from 47.16 crore in 2011-12 to 46.47 crore in 2018-19
Who killed journalism?
Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson and a couple of Indian cops get together to solve the case
Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | A perfect storm
Growth is the solution and if it needs a helping hand from the central government, it should be provided
Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Running out of excuses
The cup of economic misery is overflowing, but the stock market has its own programming to follow. How should investors read it?
Could we have a re-run of the Roaring Twenties this decade?
Will COVID-19 leave long-term economic scars? Economic research says it will, but much of the West had a huge boom after the Spanish Flu of 1918, which killed millions
Central government spending lost momentum in July
The fiscal deficit during the first four months of the current fiscal year is 50 percent more than in the same period last year
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