Economic News

  • Viewpoint: Strengthening India's healthcare system

    MEDC | 19 FEB,2020

      The coronavirus has already claimed well over a thousand lives worldwide and the WHO has warned of a grave global threat in the time to come. It is worth noting that t... Read more

  • Why India needs the RCEP

    MEDC | 19 FEB,2020

      The latest Economic Survey has recommended that India follow a China-like labour-intensive export trajectory to create employment opportunities for its youth. It calls... Read more

  • Reaching fiscal deficit targets

    MEDC | 19 FEB,2020

      In almost every budget, deviations from fiscal deficit targets have become the norm. This is disconcerting as our fiscal deficit targets are now gradually losing their... Read more

  • Strengthening economic fundamentals

    MEDC | 19 FEB,2020

      The budget provided a glimpse to policy priorities in the coming decade, but the fact is that we can – and should – be doing much more to maximize our inna... Read more

  • Viewpoint: India's electric vehicle ecosystem

    MEDC | 10 FEB,2020

      Slowly but surely, the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem is taking strong roots in India. Given the magnitude of the health and productivity issues caused by pollution, ... Read more

  • RBI's policy interventions

    MEDC | 10 FEB,2020

      The RBI’s decision to leave the rates unchanged in its latest monetary policy presented on February 6, 2020, is compatible with market expectations. However, low... Read more

  • Strengthening the bond market

    MEDC | 10 FEB,2020

      The creation of a robust bond market is necessary to boost infrastructure development in the country. On this front, Union Budget 2020 has not disappointed. Both deman... Read more

  • India's progressive Budget

    MEDC | 10 FEB,2020

      The Union Budget presented recently by the Finance Minister has struck the right balance between incentivizing growth and promoting fiscal discipline. Macro stability ... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Budget 2020

    MEDC | 03 FEB,2020

      Budget 2020 is a sincere attempt by the government to remove structural bottlenecks in the economy and bring in new energy into the system. It has echoed the themes of... Read more

  • Focus on export-led growth

    MEDC | 03 FEB,2020

      The ongoing US China trade war presents India an unprecedented opportunity to position itself strategically as a dependable export hub. In this regard, the vision of t... Read more

  • Enhancing the ease of doing business in India

    MEDC | 03 FEB,2020

      The ease of doing business in India has increased substantially in the past five years, thanks largely to reforms providing entrepreneurs greater economic freedom. Ind... Read more

  • Wealth creation and economic development

    MEDC | 03 FEB,2020

      With India aspiring to become a $ 5 trillion economy by 2024, the imperative of wealth generation cannot be underestimated. Wealth created by a (socially responsible) ... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Social Mobility and Economic Development

    MEDC | 27 JAN,2020

      Mobility is the fundamental pillar of globalization, as it seeks to bring about a world where ideas, people, goods and services can cross borders with ease and efficie... Read more

  • Rationalizing GST

    MEDC | 27 JAN,2020

      Our GST tangle can partly be explained by the complex federal bargaining that preceded the launch of the new tax. The principle of unanimity during those negotiations ... Read more

  • Why expenditure reforms matter

    MEDC | 27 JAN,2020

      India’s inability to stick to fiscal targets is disconcerting. In this context, we have much to learn from California, which has institutionalized mechanisms to ... Read more



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