Economic Survey 2018 19
Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

No longer a ticking time bomb

FIFTH COLUMN: Populations are shrinking, half the countries in the world are in the midst of a 'baby bust' ...
By Jaydev Jana

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

Unravelling the $5-trillion mystery

Nirmala Sitharaman said 'in the next few years', but what does that mean in terms of actual numbers?...
By Dipankar Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.19

Another Subramanian and a new team

Let us hope that the finance minister will listen to her chief economic advisor with a willingness to learn...
By Ashok V. Desai

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.19

Selling government data: It's complicated

There are concerns that the proposal in the Economic Survey would end up privatizing a public good...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Union Budget: Stimulus for flagging economy missing

Unemployment, farm sector stress, NBFC crisis and low economic activity are problems the economy is faced with...
By Koushik Chatterjee


India  /  Published 05.07.19

Funds ‘inadequate’ for rural job-spinner MGNREGA

MGNREGA provides for up to 100 days’ paid, unskilled work to every rural household in a year...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

The Economic Survey's unclear path

It envisions a transition from 'swachh' to 'sundar' Bharat. But cleanliness can be measured, while beauty is subjective...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Citizens’ health, education data sale mooted in Economic Survey

The Economic Survey 2018-19 has floated the idea of a national health register that will maintain citizens’ health records with all the necessary privacy safeguards...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Narendra Modi’s asking rate: 8% economic growth

The survey said the efforts to crank up the economy would depend crucially on the government’s ability to ensure a sustained “virtuous cycle” of savings, investment and exports...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.07.19

Call to recast labour laws

The Survey said Rajasthan gained in terms of capital investment, employment, growth in factories since 2014-15...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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