Karan Bhasin is a political economist by training and has diversified research interests in the field of economics. He tweets @karanbhasin95.
A lot will be written about the Interim Budget 2019 over the next couple of days- some may applaud it, some may call it a “political budget” while others may continue to criticize it
Rahul Gandhi has over the last couple of months demonstrated that at the end of the day, he is the rightful heir to the legacy of the family and to be more specific, to the legacy of Emergency
Rahul Gandhi has reinforced his misogynist thoughts when he made the statement that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked a “woman” to defend him and he should 'be a man'
The critical role of education not only makes it desirable for education to be affordable, especially in India, but also requires a decent quality of the education being provided to students.
Facts, No Fiction: Recent farm loan waiver prove that Congress hasn’t learnt from its past mistakes that drove fiscal deficit up
Populist policies like farm loan waiver of the Congress indicate two things; unwillingness to learn from past economic mistakes and the lack of a sound policy agenda to resolve some of the long-standing issues of Indian farmers.
With the election season in full swing, I am reminded of the famous phrase “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch”. As clear as this phrase is to Economists, politicians tend to disregard this important lesson while they formulate populist economic policies that tend to garner more...
Rupee does not signal the health of the Indian Economy, however, it is an important indicator as far as the external sector is concerned.