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T. Sabri Oncu
Tuesday 15 November, 2016
The global debt of the non-financial sector has reached an all-time high in 2015 and two-thirds of this debt, amounting to about $100 trillion, consists of liabilities of the private sector.
Prabhat Patnaik
Tuesday 15 November, 2016
In its attempt of moving towards a cashless economy, when the government is forcing people to do so through the demonetisation exercise it is an act of sheer authoritarianism that is no less reprehensible than an attack on people’s civil liberties.
Jayati Ghosh
Tuesday 15 November, 2016
The November 8 announcement by the Prime Minister is an ill-conceived and even more poorly executed move that appears to be an attempt by the government to display a lot of sound and fury, but signifying very little.
Prabhat Patnaik
Thursday 10 November, 2016
The argument, that the demonetization of 500 and 1000 rupee notes constitutes an attack on “black money”, is based on an utter lack of understanding of the nature of “black money,” a conception of it that is staggering in its simple-mindedness.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Wednesday 19 October, 2016
: Finance has been able to successfully stall reforms that the 2008-09 crisis had established as being urgent and imperative, and the consequences of that are bound to be damaging.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Monday 12 September, 2016
The new measures announced by the RBI aim at making the conservative institutional investors more bond-savvy and the bond market an important source for long term capital but in the process household savings would be exposed to increased risk.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Tuesday 06 September, 2016
The interest rate that is seen as being the principal instrument for macroeconomic management is proving to be a blunt tool when combatting inflation or promoting growth.
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Friday 02 September, 2016
The return of inflation, even if moderate, at a time when India is experiencing a normal monsoon and after a long period of inflation-targeted monetary policy is surprising.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Wednesday 03 August, 2016
Adventurous lending followed by wilful default that has become more common in recent years, is linked to the change in banking practices and the pursuit of quick profits after liberalization.
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Tuesday 02 August, 2016
After having retreated from retail lending in the years since 2005-06, banks burdened by NPAs in areas like infrastructure seem to be returning to the retail market. How far can this go?
 

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