Articles by Indian Economy

The Triple Deficit Of Our Demographic Dividend

Some thoughts on how to deal with the dietary, information and market deficits which cripple the demographic advantage

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A Covid-Era How-To For the Money-Wise

Lessons on investor behaviour during the unprecedented pandemic

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War Clouds Loom Over India Revival Story

Spikes in oil prices, declining exchange rate and large fiscal deficit are likely to exacerbate the slowdown and raise the cost of living

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A 5-Trillion Dollar Economy Is Like A Chubby Cow Learning To Skate On Thin Ice

The government betrays total ignorance about macroeconomics levers but no one dares to say so, writes journalist and author, Puja Mehra

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Not Just Country's Politics, Modi Government Is Obsessed With Controlling Economic Data

A series of developments by the current government has undermined people's faith in India's data system. Government must restore the independence of data collecting centres, writes former Business Standard editor and author, AK Bhattacharya

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Depressing Window To Middle Class

Weak private investment, automation and redundant skills are gnawing at white-collar jobs. A political hot potato is in the moulding.

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Deep Throat

A regular column on the essential buzz

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Clueless In GST Country

The teething period of the new tax regime begins on a chaotic note, cornering several traders

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‘More Efficient Trading System Can Substitute The Middlemen’

Commission agents can be exploitative, but they also provide services to farmers, says economist Abhijit Sen.

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