Tag: GDP

The job scenario in India has been on a rapid decline and will continue to deteriorate if the government fails to act effectively

Has tackling unemployment taken a backseat?

The job scenario in India has been on a rapid decline and will continue to deteriorate if the government fails to act effectively.

/ February 11, 2017
buying more stuff isn’t always the answer to happiness

The new age of rapacious consumerism

We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.

/ January 27, 2017

Salvaging the Indian healthcare system

Despite being one of the most crucial sectors of any country, what makes the state of the Indian healthcare system in an urgent need for revival?

/ January 26, 2017
Arun Jaitley ready for the budget

Challenges to the Union Budget 2017

The upcoming Union Budget poses some unique challenges for the Finance Minister. Will he choose to ride the wave of populism?

/ January 13, 2017
Growth in cities

The era of ‘zero growth’ is here

Six graphs depicting different economic indicators illustrate why no growth rather than low growth seems to have become the norm for developed nations.

/ January 6, 2017

Can Italy Survive the Fall?

Will Italy's economy end up in a similar situation to that of Greece?

/ December 6, 2016
GDP growth of India

Has the Indian economy grown as much as the GDP has shown?

When the recent statistic of GDP growth project India as the fastest growing economy, why do the economists have a contrasting view on this?

/ November 28, 2016

Is China prepared to overcome its middle-income trap?

"China has entered the ranks of the so-called 'upper-middle-income' countries". To what extent does this hold true?

/ November 12, 2016
India's geographical location allows it to exploit energy sources like solar, wind as well as tidal, effectively and efficiently.

Has India dodged the Scylla, escaped the Charybdis?

While becoming the next superpower is a distant dream, India becoming a strong leader amidst emerging markets does seem inevitable.

/ September 17, 2016

GDP As a Growth Indicator: Keeping Truth Under Wraps?

The paucity of economic literacy in India coupled with the disillusionment associated with GDP, call for an immediate shift of focus to other social indicators as a metric for growth.

/ September 12, 2016

Inflation and GDP – A Complicated Relationship (Part II)

This articles provides certain examples to show how monetary policy affects the GDP and inflation figures and in turn its effect on the economy.

/ September 4, 2016

Inflation and GDP – A Complicated Relationship (Part I)

The author explores the love hate relationship of a country's GDP with the inflation rate and analyzes the finer intricacies at depth.

/ September 4, 2016
We see global recession every eight years, and according to the math, 2016 could be a period for next inflection point.

The Anti-thesis of the Chinese Economic Story

The author discusses the intricacies of China's economy, and how even a minuscule change can have repercussions on the global economy.

/ July 23, 2016

Would the Swiss Someday Demonetize the 1000 Franc Note?

The high denomination of the 1000 franc note makes the author raise the question of the temptation of the Swiss to demonetize it.

/ July 20, 2016

John Mauldin’s muddled stock return model

The article talks about John Mauldin’s Stock Return Model and questions whether economic growth has anything to do with stock returns or not.

/ October 11, 2015

Heavy Dose of Investment to Robust Healthcare

With the ever increasing need to have better healthcare, it has become and should be inevitable for the government to increase investment to manifold quantities.

Should the Services of Housewives be Included in the GDP? 

The author explains how a housewive is the backbone of a family and vouches for the services of housewives to be included in calculating GDP.

Falling Fertility Rates, Sluggish Economic Growth and an Inconvenient Truth

The author states how the increasing population consumes greater resources whereas decreasing fertility rates result in a decreased labor force.

Japan Recession 2014: Why Abenomics isn’t working?

The author explains how devaluation of Japanese Yen will increase exports and thus the GDP, but will reduce the purchasing power of Yen.

India: The Problem of Poverty Amidst Plenty

A major chunk of the huge Indian population is poor and this has adverse social impacts. Instead of showing sympathy, some stringent steps should be taken to fix the problem...

Understanding Food Inflation in India: Why Policymakers Fail?

This article gives us an insight into the impact of inflation on the society as a whole. Food inflation is talk about in more detail.

Overview: Indian Economy

This article summarizes the achievements of Indian economy as a whole after PM Modi came to power. How far is India from becoming a global power?

Black Money: Issues and Challenges

The article discusses the issue of black money in India, pointing out various fundamental aspects of the same.

The Rising Prices in the Falling Country

The article questions the growth experienced in India vis-a-vi the living standards of the people.

BRICS Bank: The New Kid On The Block

The article focuses on if the BRICS Development Bank can overcome the challenge of internal cooperation, it can develop as an alternative to the existing institutions.

Techniques of Tackling Oil Dependence

The article highlights concerns regarding the fiscal deficit in India, mainly due to the large dependence on international market for oil supply.

Indian Manufacturing Sector: On the Path of Progress

The article states the reasons for the spurt in the growth and expansion of the manufacturing sector in India and draws attention to its impact on employment.

Feminisation Of Agriculture: Changing Trends In Indian Agriculture

“When women move forward, the family moves, the village moves, and the nation moves.” The article discusses the increasing presence of women in the field of agriculture.

Inflation: India’s Biggest Challenge

The article discusses the biggest economic challenge of inflation that the new government has to face.


Of Intransigence, Diplomacy and India’s WTO Debacle

The article discusses the how ties of India with WTO terribly got wrong.