Economist

India's real GDP growth likely to be 5.2 per cent this fiscal: Economist Intelligence Unit

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, annual real GDP growth dropped to a six-year low of 5 per cent in the second quarter and data from the third quarter show 'little sign of improvement'.

published on : 30th September 2019

Business economists say Trump tariffs will harm US: Survey

NABE Vice President Kevin Swift said more than 90 percent of the 251 economists surveyed said the tariffs and threats of tariffs had "unfavorable consequential impacts."

published on : 20th August 2018

Fiscal discipline has taken a backseat in Indian Budget, says economist Eswar Prasad

Prasad, a professor of trade policy at the prestigious Cornell University, said there were no major measures in the budget that could stimulate private investment.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Top economists write to Arun Jaitley on delay in roll-out of maternity benefit scheme

The letter is signed by 60 economists, including Jean Dreze, Jayati Ghosh, Kirit Parikh and Sukhadeo Thorat.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Can we afford free money for all?

To implement UBI, the government will have to cut many subsidies. How do we ensure that there is no DeMo repeat?

published on : 15th July 2017