Human behaviour often follows a pattern – there is an event, then a reaction, and then further reactions, few of them original, many of them borrowed. It is usually the most negative events – like crises, that evoke the most powerful reactions from people, surely replicated by others in some form or other. But what if we had an existing framework that mapped out how predictably we react?
Given the problem of ‘twin deficit’– a budget shortfall as well as a current account deficit – it is natural to ponder how a country that consistently performed better than its neighbors in terms of various social indicators dug itself deep into this bottomless hole?
What is all the fuss about the government’s attempt to ban cryptocurrencies? What shall be the implications if the government is successful in doing so? Does it mean that India will be a devoid of a digital currency while the rest of the world adapts itself to all technological developments? Let’s see.
This article will analyze the Farm Bills 2020, the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Bypass Bill, and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill. This article seeks to identify if the farm bills are a boon or the bane for the economy.
Yet another bank is in trouble after PMC Bank and Yes Bank in the span of just two years. The question is what is common in these crises and how is the RBI responding?
This article explores debt management through monetisation of debts, theoretical causation of inflationary pressures as a consequence of growing fiscal deficits and how fiscal deficit affects the interaction of fiscal-monetary policies?
In this article, the author discusses the trend in budgetary allocations to schemes such as MNREGA to bring out the stark reality through the data analyzed in the July Issue of Infosphere.
The important question that one is looking to analyse is whether the targets set under the FRBM Act were met. Authors Diya and Aliva provide a brief on India’s journey with tackling high fiscal deficits.
This article discusses how migrant workers in petrostates are impacted by fiscal policies in the light of pandemic and low oil prices.
In the first part of a two-part series discussing the economic impacts of self-isolation and quarantines across the globe, Advaita Singh explores the changes in consumer behaviour due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Divyansh Singh provides a narrative to support the data in the Infosphere Issue on India’s labour markets.
US Presidential elections are not only a lengthy but an expensive affair. Millions are spent as campaign funds in this battle for the white house.