Demonetisation: All pain for the majority
Nov 23rd 2016. C.P. Chandrasekhar
The way the political establishment, sundry pundits, the media and a large section of the untutored or sycophantic elite of the country underestimated the extent of pain that the demonetisation measure would inflict on India's poor and lower middle classes, points to their disconnect from a reality which bears little resemblance to the vision of a dynamic market economy they presume they inhabit.
Demonetisation and its Discontents
Nov 23rd 2016. Arjun Jayadev
The demonetisation decree is pure fantasy-on all fronts and absolves everyone of the need to think about the myriad ways in which the collective project of Indian society has been corroded. It has a malign edge that has not been adequately acknowledged yet.
Demonetisation was Primarily a Political Act
Nov 22nd 2016, Jayati Ghosh
It is becoming evident by the day that the primary purpose of the surprise announcement by the Prime Minister was political rather than economic, and that this political purpose was specifically directed towards ensuring the fortunes of the ruling party vis-à-vis its rivals.
 
India's Export Collapse
Nov 30th 2016, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
A peculiar combination of factors, besides the global recession, explains India's poor export performance in recent times.
How Successful is China's Economic Rebalancing?
Nov 8th 2016, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
China's rapid economic growth has slowed recently - but does this reflect the desired rebalancing of the economy away from investment to consumption and wage-led growth?
Finance Capital and the Nature of Capitalism in India Today
Nov 25th 2016, C.P. Chandrasekhar
This article explains how the growing dependence on foreign finance capital has distorted India's growth. Due to the accumulated presence of foreign capital in the country since liberalisation, it is turning moribund and losing sovereignty.
 
Call for applications for Ph.D Scholars and Faculty in Social Sciences for participating in the Research Methodology Workshop on "Using Large-scale Survey Data", December 16-23, 2016
Nov 18th 2016
 
It's the Private Debt, Stupid!
Nov 15th 2016, T Sabri Öncü
The global debt of the non-financial sector has reached an all-time high in 2015 and two-thirds of this debt, amounting to about $100 trillion, consists of liabilities of the private sector.
Colombia: The search for elusive peace
Nov 9th 2016, Jayati Ghosh
Despite the peace agreement was rejected by the referendum, the peace process in Colombia is not over and there is hope that the agreement can be tweaked and then implemented.
 


Jayati Ghosh speaks on two years of Modi Government
Aug 18, 2016 

On the completion of two years of the Modi government, Prof. Jayati Ghosh speaks about their original promises and how far they have been successful in keeping those promises.
 
National IPR Policy and Innovation
Jul 18th 2016, Reji K. Joseph
This article seeks to analyse critically the relationship between innovation and IPRs with a view to understand the implications of the IPR Policy for India.
Budget 2016-17: Signs of paralysis
Mar 16th 2016, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The divergence between the rhetoric and the actual allocations in the Budget 2016-17 depicts the ruling party's inability to use the fiscal lever to push for growth and welfare.
 
 

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