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All you wanted to know about Jobs in India – but were afraid to ask

A background report on Employment in India for the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (EAC-PM)

The Little Revenue LTCG tax

The best tax policy for the taxman is one that maximizes tax revenue, and not one that maximizes his morality, or his employment, or his discretionary powers.

World economy: Looking up

The world is on course for good growth, low inflation, lower taxation and increased income support for the needy. And yes – declining global inequality.

Give accountability a chance

Here is a modest proposal to bring about much-needed accountability to the decisions of the RBI (and MPC): Let the RBI governor be questioned by Parliament twice a year

Making RBI accountable

The first year of operation of the Monetary Policy Committee has imposed considerable costs on the economy with very few benefits. What explains its decisions?

The New Wealth of Nations

The very large increase in college graduates in the non-Western world, the growing educational achievements of women, and the radical change in gender roles is critical to the understanding of current-day mega-trends. Indeed, this unprecedented development—which creates competition globally and...

Dead parrots tell no tales

A forthcoming book explains that inflation, which haunted the world in the Seventies and the Eighties, is now only a windmill to be tilted at

Demonetisation and its contents

It was about both politics and economics. It is an acknowledged political success and early ‘returns’ indicate an economic success story as well.

Looking for honesty in the wrong places

We all have a choice — we can either debate evidence, or manufacture conclusions

Demonetisation dispassionately demystified

Politicians shouting shrill about demonetisation augur well for the prospects of a new demonetised India. It indicates that the initiative is working