This week marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations Monetary Conference held at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire.
The announcement of the annual union budget for 2019-20, by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has various policy implications. This conversation looks to go beyond individual pointers and take a broader view of the budget, thereby analyzing its impact on the Indian economy.
A great deal is expected from the first budget of any government. The expectations are even greater from a government that has come back to power with an improved tally.
The Indian budget is such a big deal because it combines the exercise of many powers. Among them, the power to run deficits is special.
An important task for the Narendra Modi government in its second term will be to improve the ease of doing business on two counts—contract enforcement and property registration.
Nirmala Sitharaman’s real success should be defined in terms of her long-term impact on the economy, and not just in putting out the fires burning presently.
Carnegie India, in partnership with the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, hosted the second talk of the Anahita Speaker Series on “The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in India.”
The rapid expansion of Indian cities has exacerbated socio-economic inequality, hindered social cohesion, and accelerated climate change.
India’s transition to private markets is predicated on how well it regulates private activities across a range of economic sectors, such as finance, telecom, and infrastructure.
Title insurance is a viable and necessary complementary system for improving land title records in India.