Why migration is a natural health experiment

Studies provide proof—across ethnicity, time and geography—that environmental factors greatly influence disease outcomes like hypertension, diabetes and coronary heart disease

published on : 20th October 2021

Nobel reward for the love of labour

Nobel awards in Economics have tended to favour economists who work on exotic, esoteric and algorithm-based areas that appear far removed from reality and the demands of the current times.

published on : 19th October 2021

Opportunities galore in India for investors and industry stakeholders: Sitharaman to CEOs of US giants

Sitharaman and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen also co-chaired the eighth ministerial meeting of the India-USA Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue in Washington.

published on : 17th October 2021

White House plans to address economic risk of climate change

The actions being recommended by the Biden administration suggest that the nation must prepare for the costs that families, investors and governments will bear.

published on : 15th October 2021

Indian economy to grow at 9.5 per cent this year and 8.5 in 2022: IMF

IMF's Chief Economist Gita Gopinathsaid that compared to their July forecast, the global growth projection for 2021 has been revised down marginally to 5.9 per cent.

published on : 12th October 2021

US-based economists receive economics Nobel Prize

The winners were David Card of the University of California at Berkeley; Joshua Angrist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Guido Imbens from Stanford University.

published on : 11th October 2021

Indian economy on path to swift recovery: Finance Ministry report

Comfortable levels of systemic liquidity and softening of inflationary pressure have also lent stability to G-Sec yields in September 2021.

published on : 11th October 2021

India may have to let go digital tax as it agrees on global taxation rule

The government in April 2020-21 widened the scope to impose a 2% tax on non-resident e-commerce firms with a turnover of Rs 2 crore.

published on : 10th October 2021

Chief Economic Adviser K V Subramanian to step down; to return to academia

The government had appointed Subramanian, a ISB Hyderabad professor, as the CEA in December 2018. He had succeeded Arvind Subramanaian.

published on : 8th October 2021

SC directs Delhi governement to come up with plan to help disadvantaged children with online classes

The Court said that the Centre and Delhi should work together to find out a solution to ensure that education is not denied due to lack of resources.

published on : 8th October 2021

LIC agent in Odisha insures life of dead people, fakes death certificates to raise Rs 1.8 crore 

When the officials concerned sensed the illegal activity, they did not settle the claims of the remaining policies and approached the EOW.

published on : 8th October 2021

US moves can aid China’s economic expansion plans

Biden’s foreign policy initiative in the Indo-Pacific hinges solely on forging a strategic partnership. The critical economic dimension has been ignored, at least for now,

published on : 8th October 2021

FICCI projects 9.1 per cent GDP growth for FY22

Ficci's Economic Outlook Survey also noted that the ongoing festive season would support this momentum.

published on : 7th October 2021

LIC agent arrested for raising claims of Rs 1.81 crore of ghost policyholders in Odisha

The accused presented the fake death certificates as genuine and applied for death claims in favour of the nominees at LIC's branch office in Khurda.

published on : 7th October 2021

Tapering process unlikely to impact Indian eco much as fundamentals are strong: CEA

Taper tantrum refers to the situation in 2013 when emerging markets witnessed capital outflows and spike in inflation after the US Fed started to put brakes on its quantitative easing programme.

published on : 6th October 2021
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