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Arjun Jayadev
Wednesday 23 November, 2016
The demonetization decree is pure fantasy-on all fronts and absolves everyone of the need to think about the myriad ways in which the collective project of Indian society has been corroded. It has a malign edge that has not been adequately acknowledged yet.
Jayati Ghosh
Tuesday 22 November, 2016
It is becoming evident by the day that the primary purpose of the surprise announcement by the Prime Minister was political rather than economic, and that this political purpose was specifically directed towards ensuring the fortunes of the ruling party vis-à-vis its rivals.
Arindam Banerjee
Friday 18 November, 2016
The depressive economic cycle that has been immediately generated by the demonetization measure will not be mitigated within a few months as the government mistakenly assumes. It will have longer and deeper consequences for inequality and under-development in the Indian economy.
TM Thomas Isaac
Friday 18 November, 2016
In an interview to Scroll.in, economics professor turned Finance Minister of Kerala, TM Thomas Isaac said that the secrecy surrounding the demonetisation was a blow to cooperative federalism, where the state and centre work collectively, and the move would not have a serious impact on tax evaders.
Utsa Patnaik
Thursday 17 November, 2016
With the severe loss of purchasing power following the sudden decision of demonetisation, the country is being driven into an artificially created recession and the level of economic activity is declining.
Pronab Sen
Thursday 17 November, 2016
The author explains how the recent demonetisation has penalised virtually the entire informal sector, and perhaps damaged it permanently while doing nothing to curb either corruption or tax evasion.
Jayati Ghosh
Thursday 17 November, 2016
Following the sudden withdrawal of the 500 and 1000 rupee notes, it is the poor and the middle classes, hugely reliant on currency for daily activities, who are being battered while the rich are relatively unscathed.
Abhijit Sen
Wednesday 16 November, 2016
Abhijit Sen, retired Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU speaks on the impact of the move by the Modi government on the economy.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Wednesday 16 November, 2016
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU talks to World Business Report from the BBC World Service about how the shock announcement by the Modi government is creating unnecessary problems for the ordinary people across the country.
Prabhat Patnaik
Wednesday 16 November, 2016
Prabhat Patnaik, Professor Emeritus at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU, speaks on the withdrawal of the 500 and 1000 rupee notes by the Modi government and associated measures, and the impact of the measures on the economy and people.
 

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