Economic Studies
Introducing Common Currency in South Asia

Background The present century is the Asian century. In last few decades, South Asia has emerged as a major economic power centre not only in the region but also in the world. This region inhabits 21 per cent of world population,

GST: A New Era in Indian Taxation

Indian Economy is poised to enter a new era of taxation in the form of implementation of much awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) with effect from July 01, 2017. The GST Bill was passed unanimously in August, 2016 by the Indian Parliament and after

स्वामीनाथन आयोग की सिफारिशें और मोदी सरकार

आज कृषि और किसान बहस के केंद्र में है. किसानों के हितों के लिए देश में राजनीतिक उठापटक भी चल रही ह

South Asia in Global Economy and the ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR)

Background The present century is Asian century in which South Asia plays a pivotal role. Though occupying only 3.4 per cent of world’s land surface area, it inhibits 24 per cent of world population1. Until a few deca

सार्वभौमिक मूलभूत आय: सही समय है इसके लिए?

2016-17 की आर्थिक समीक्षा, जो केंद्रीय बजट से एक दिन पहले संसद में पेश की गई थी, ने सार्वभौमिक मूलभूत

Mobiles may make Banks Extinct

The mobile phone is now being used for small-time financial activities, such as information on prices, billing settlements, etc. We have service providers like Air Tel/Jio providing internet based TV channels which will provide competition to Dish TV

The Craze for Big banks

Now the clamor is for big, bigger and biggest. Particularly in the banking sector. After the merger of subsidiaries with SBI there is a talk of merging other banks. The chief of Kotak opines that five banks will only remain in future. This craze f

Universal Basic Income: An idea whose time has come?

The 2016-2017 Economic Survey of India (ESI), which was presented a day before the Union Budget was placed in Parliament, threw up the interesting idea of Universal Basic Income (UBI). It even gave the suggestion a swadeshi touch. An entire chapter t

China's Economic Engagement in Africa

China’s engagement with Africa over the past decade is one of the most significant recent developments in the region. The People’s Republic of China, has immensely strengthened its ties with the African nations. China’s history of engagement wi

पी.पी.पी मॉडल से होगा रेलवे का कायाकल्प

दुनिया की चौथी बड़ी रेल सेवा के तौर पर ख्यातिलब्ध भारतीय रेलवे में बहुआयामी सुधारों की बहस पुरा

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