Ila Patnaik The Indian Express Group
Monday 31 August '09Indian policy-makers are in danger of taking the wrong lesson from the financial crisis
Monday 17 August '09Inflation has risen in recent weeks. Higher food prices are the biggest contributor to this rise. The rise in inflation raises a question on the RBI''s stance on monetary policy.
Monday10 August '09NREGA could be better integrated with public health policy
Monday27 July '09The Reserve Bank of India will announce its monetary policy this week. While there has been talk about the RBI reversing its monetary policy stance...
Tuesday2 June '09The best universities in India are not well rated by global standards. Let''s understand why
Monday25 May '09Pranab Mukherjee''s first task will be to prevent a fiscal crisis
Monday20 April '09Indian multinationals are now integrating India with global financial markets
Saturday4 April '09After London, chances of the Great Recession becoming a Great Depression recede
Wednesday1 April '09Ila Patnaik explains the downward spiral of deflation and whether India will succumb
Saturday14 March '09The global nature of the present financial crisis has made it difficult for any single country''s policies to get it out of the crisis.
Friday20 February '09The Central government is expected to raise more debt in the coming year than it has ever done in the past.
Monday9 February '09Our curious fear of an impartial assessment of India''s financial system
Friday23 January '09RBI Governor D. Subbarao will make his second credit policy announcement on Tuesday, January 27.
Tuesday13 January '09The Right to Education Bill effectively taxes private schools across India...
Monday5 January '09To fight slowdown encourage NRI funds, private equity & corporate bonds
Monday8 December '08The government has announced a big fiscal stimulus package. In addition, RBI has taken further steps to reduce interest rates and raise liquidity in the economy.
Monday17 November '08The NREGS is now particularly important. It can both help individuals who are experiencing bad times and generate counter-cyclical expenditures. The government should ensure a timely release of adequa...
Tuesday4 November '08The package announced by the RBI this weekend will go quite a way in easing rupee liquidity in the coming days.
Tuesday21 October '08The Reserve Bank of India''s interest rate cut is among the many steps Indian policy-makers need to take to reduce the impact of the global crisis on India.
Wednesday15 October '08In recent weeks, companies which are short of cash have withdrawn money from mutual funds where their treasury function was often outsourced.
Tuesday14 October '08European countries unveiled a series of initiatives aimed at resolving the global financial crisis.
Monday13 October '08Last Tuesday, the UK came out with a three-part plan to resolve the global financial crisis.
Monday13 October '08In trying to reduce rupee volatility, RBI could trigger a financial crisis
Tuesday30 September '08The financial crisis in the United States has created ripple effects all around the world. As a result of deepened...
Tuesday9 September '08The Indian rupee has continued to depreciate over the last few days. It is strange that even though a weak rupee...