Economic Studies
Will International Oil Prices Continue to be Volatile?

India is set to enter 2019 as one of the fastest growing economies in the world with a growth rate projection by the International Monetary Fund, set at 7.4 percent and Organisation for Economic Development at 7.5 percent.1 But such a fore....

The US-China 90 Days Truce

Prior to the G20 meeting, there were indications of some respite in the US and China. During the working dinner meeting, at the G 20 meeting held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping held a ‘highly successful meeting’.i

Global Economy at Crossroads: Is Digitalization the Way Ahead?

“Transactional capabilities keep the lights on, but transformative capabilities make the organization stand out.” ― Pearl Zhu The current global political upheaval has now come to be inextricably linked to the waning global economy. T....

The e-NAM experiment: Successes, Challenges and Opportunities

Around the time of the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the e-National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) will complete three years of its launch. While the performance has been mixed nationwide — a huge success in many regulated markets, modestly so in others, an....

RCEP: What’s in it for India

The economic world has come a long way since the conception of trade theories like those of ‘Absolute Advantage’ and ‘Comparative Advantage' by Smith and Ricardo. The advent of globalization has led to various forms of economic integration amon....

Transcript of the full speech of Shri S Gurumurthy, Chairman, VIF on 'State of the Economy: India and the World' delivered at VIF on 15 Nov 2018

Professor Roger Moser, who says India is a second home, was partnering with me in discussions today on employing technology which is already developed. This is a new area of development all over the world. Even before he went into the subject, he sai....

New Opportunities for India’s Pharma Companies in Israel

The ongoing restructuring of the Israeli pharmaceutical sector has opened up a host of new opportunities for the Indian companies. Teva Pharmaceutical is one of the largest pharmaceuticals in the world based out of Israel. Since its formation in 1980....

Brexit: Implications for the United Kingdom and European Union Economy

Introduction
The 23rd of June 2016, saw the United Kingdom (UK) participate in a referendum as regards to its membership in the European Union (EU). A relatively narrow margin of 52 per cent of the votes tipped the balance in favour of th....

Why Failure of Aramco’s IPO launch is Good News for India?

In early 2017, Aramco, the world’s most profitable oil company, was planning an Initial Public Offer (IPO) with the desired valuation of 2 trillion USD. Aramco’s planned IPO has created anxiety for the oil importers and excitement for internation....

Will China Boycott Goods from the United States of America?

The United States of America (U.S.) and the People’s Republic of China (China), are locked in a fierce trade tussle. Both countries have imposed tariffs which threaten to de-stabilise the integrated global economic order. China has a history of bel....

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