Cafe economics

The team of economists who designed the 1991 reforms programme did a stellar job. But even they will agree that nothing would have been possible without the political cover provided to them by the prime minister of the day—PV Narasimha Rao. Photo: HT<br />

The New Delhi consensus

4 min read . 22 Jun 2016
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Social capital in Latur

4 min read . 27 Apr 2016
The growing size of state economies has not necessarily translated into economic clout because of the way fiscal rights are distributed in India.<br /> (The growing size of state economies has not necessarily translated into economic clout because of the way fiscal rights are distributed in India.)

The Indian federal paradox

4 min read . 03 Apr 2013
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Engine trouble in India

4 min read . 05 Sep 2012
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The great Indian sinkhole

3 min read . 07 Aug 2012
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Few hopes from Chidambaram

4 min read . 02 Aug 2012
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A fading growth story

3 min read . 24 Jul 2012
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Seeking a magical repeat

3 min read . 10 Jul 2012
AnnaSchwartz at the Treasury Department in Washington, 8 Jan, 1982. (NYT)<br />

Here’s to you, Mrs Robinson

4 min read . 27 Jun 2012
<br />File photo of Elinor Ostrom (L) and Anna Schwartz. Bloomberg<br />

Here&#8217;s to you, Mrs Robinson

3 min read . 26 Jun 2012
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The rupee: a reality check

3 min read . 29 May 2012
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Chinese lessons for India

3 min read . 10 Apr 2012
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The hunger games

3 min read . 28 Mar 2012
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The hunger games

3 min read . 28 Mar 2012