(Coauthored with Emmanuel Thomas)
After US President Donald Trump’s visit to India, attention has shifted to the enormous bilateral defence deal worth $3 billion from the ‘deficits and tariffs’ debate in the India-US economic diplomacy discourse. His reiteration of India as a ‘tariff king’ was striking, especially as he ...
The data fundamentalism relates to the suppression of data over ‘adverse’ inferences or inferior data.
[ In conversation with Jayant Sriram of The Hindu. ]
Adequate fiscal space and socioeconomic context should be the basis for welfare policies
There is an overwhelming consensus that a slew of welfare policies initiated by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in its previous term secured the party’s victory in the ...
“15th Finance Commission’s decision to give 12.5 per cent weightage to “demographic performance” is laudable.
India has made history as the first country ever to integrate gender in the intergovernmental fiscal transfers (IGFT) formula. The 15th Finance Commission has taken this bold decision — during its transition to ...