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Commentary

Commentary
Given three alternate approaches to projecting poverty figures— (i) ignoring the impact of COVID-19, (ii) including it fully, and (iii) excluding only the peak impact—NITI Aayog choosing the data set...
This is an attempt to provide critical inputs towards developing a robust digital currency and associated infrastructure tailored to India’s needs and ensure an appropriate solution for near- and mid...
The agricultural export policy was announced in 2018 to transform the ecosystem of India’s agricultural exports. However, the country’s agricultural exports have faced several policy-induced...
With increasing investment opportunities in the alternative investment funds sector and to penetrate the global financial markets, structural reforms to the governance standards are mandatory. We...
An eminent expert on India’s economy and a major contributor to South Asian studies in Australia, Raghbendra Jha passed away in New Delhi at the age of 70. His legacy includes a large body of work on...
The differences in the patterns of indebtedness across social groups in India are examined based on the All India Debt and Investment Survey. The relatively adverse terms of access to credit among...
The changing nature of the administrative system in India has occurred due to the paradigm shift in economic ideas and policies—from a state-centric economy to a neo-liberal market economy. If India...
Responses by the Arab States to the war in Gaza give an indication of changing geopolitics in the region and its corresponding impact on their behaviour. If seen closely, there is a hint of a...
The rise of the Zoram People’s Movement earmarked a political change by ending the duopoly of the Mizo National Front and Congress in Mizoram. This rise needs to be understood within the long history...
The failure to reimagine federalism for our times has led to elections being perceived as zero-sum competitions between national and regional parties. A differentiated strategy which selectively...
The impact of foreign direct investments on the expansion of export-based foreign trade in emerging economies is explored. Examining data over 20 years, it is observed that FDI has a significant...
The multidimensional poverty index computed by the Niti Aayog suffers from several methodological shortcomings as well as wrong or improper selections of indicators. The most glaring mistake in the...
In the 2023 Madhya Pradesh assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party emerged victorious with a landslide majority. This electoral triumph, characterised by a significant mandate for the BJP, has...
Trends in public expenditure related to the agriculture sector in India are recategorised and analysed to understand the spatial and temporal trends in expenditure, the extent to which it has shifted...
The dynamic pricing practice resulted in a modest increase in revenue but kept more people away from using it. This therefore raises questions on the purpose of public sector undertakings, which is...

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