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Prabhat Patnaik
Friday 01 September, 2017
The recent RBI report that shows that 99% of the demonetized currency notes have been returned proves false the governments’ claim that the scheme, that shook the whole economy, would cripple the black economy, an argument whose success lay in the demonetized currency not coming back to the system. Moreover, with re-monetization complete, there has been no flushing out of black money whatsoever.
Jomo Kwame Sundaram
Friday 01 September, 2017
Growing global interdependence poses greater challenges to policy makers on a wide range of issues and for countries at all levels of development. Yet, the new mechanisms and arrangements put in place over the past four decades have not been adequate to the growing challenges of coherence and coordination of global economic policy making. Recent financial crises have exposed some such gaps and weaknesses.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Wednesday 17 May, 2017
Narendra Modi government appears to have decided to privatise public sector banks (PSBs). Preparations are underway with arguments being marshalled that “there is no alternative” to privatisation.
Thomas Franco
Tuesday 28 February, 2017
The economic survey presented by Dr. Aravind Subramaniam, Chief Economic Advisor talked about creation of a Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA). The new Deputy Governor of RBI who is a known votary of Privatisation, who has taken leave from New York University for 3 years.....
Thomas Franco
Wednesday 15 February, 2017
Our Bank is facing many challenges now. Every employee and everyone who cares for the Bank (30 crore is our customer base) have to seriously look at what is happening in SBI as one fifth of the Banking business of the country is handled by SBI.
Rohit
Tuesday 14 February, 2017
By presenting a comprehensive picture of the current corporate debt crisis in India, the author cautions that the situation is very similar to the one that led to the US subprime crisis.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Monday 30 January, 2017
The sudden collapse in reserves due to an outflow of capital in a country that was considered the favoured destination for FDI points towards the fact that China is now paying the price for the capital account liberalisation measures adopted with its entry into the WTO.
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Tuesday 12 July, 2016
Recognizing bad assets and writing them off may not resolve the banking problem, since the new financial order requires banks to lend to those who seem more prone to default.
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Tuesday 31 May, 2016
While it was presumed the developing world, especially the more prominent emerging markets, were less prone to price deflation, data from China and India show trends of declining producer prices.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Wednesday 30 March, 2016
Substantial accumulation of bad debt in the domestic banking systems of India and China seems to be proving too heavy a burden to bear when the good times are disappearing.
 

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