Public Finance

Fifteenth Finance Commission

Imperatives of Decentralised Planning at the grassroots

November 30, 2019

The steps taken by FC XIV towards strengthening the panchayat planning processes through fiscal decentralisation are significant. Now, when Finance Commission XV will be giving its recommendations, it is important for the government to consider the above challenges for effective utilization of these funds.

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Which Lever to Pull- Monetary or Fiscal?

November 3, 2019

The simplified bottom line is here. While slow growth with high inflation suggests supply side rigidities, slow growth with inflation below target suggests demand weakness.

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Nirmala Sitharaman Budget 2019

The Bahi-Khata 2019

July 14, 2019

The 5th of July witnessed a Budget from an eclectic perspective demographically. Unambiguously, the ‘bahi-khata’ did garner praise from all over the country but the gold that seemed to be hidden under the glitters didn’t quite appease.

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KYC: Know Your Central bank

February 14, 2019

Yet another resignation of the Central bank’s Governor, Urjit Patel, mentioning “personal reasons” especially during the time when the tussle between the Central Government and RBI is evident, has surely raised many eyebrows. Earlier, Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan had resigned on 4 September 2016 as the 23rd Governor of India’s Central bank without willing […]

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A take on RBI and Government stand off

January 13, 2019

The ongoing tussle between the government and the RBI regarding various issues has seen a new turn with the resignation of Urjit Patel as the RBI chief and paving the way for the appointment of Shaktikanta Das, a former economic affairs secretary at the Finance Ministry, for the top job. The monumental decision of carrying […]

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