06 - 12 June, 2020

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Weekly Updates on the Indian Economy

(06/06/2020 to 12/06/2020)

 

  1. National Accounts and State of the Economy

 

  1. District-level growth will spur national growth: Suresh Prabhu

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/district-level-growth-will-spur-national-growth-suresh-prabhu/article31771531.ece

 

  1. Late-stage funding in India remained strong in Q1 of 2020

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/late-stage-funding-in-india-remained-strong-in-q1-of-2020/article31787676.ece

 

  1. MNREGA jobs are short-term, only lasting solution is projects: L&T chief

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/mnrega-jobs-are-short-term-only-lasting-solution-is-projects-l-t-chief-120060901344_1.html

 

  1. Economic indicators show pick-up as govt eases Covid-19 lockdown curbs

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economic-revival/economic-indicators-show-pick-up-as-govt-eases-covid-19-lockdown-curbs-120061000026_1.html

 

  1. Centre considering extending cash support schemes for poor beyond June

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/centre-considering-extending-cash-support-schemes-for-poor-beyond-june-120060700763_1.html

 

  1. Below the poverty line

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/below-the-poverty-line-120060600048_1.html

 

  1. ‘Centre must help States put economies back on track’

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/centre-must-help-states-put-economies-back-on-track/article31770323.ece

 

  1. Opinion | The role that compassion could play in India’s economic revival

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/columns/the-role-that-compassion-could-play-in-india-s-economic-revival-11591538923379.html

 

  1. Opinion | What we learn by looking at poverty as a pandemic

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/columns/what-we-learn-by-looking-at-poverty-as-a-pandemic-11591540552633.html

 

  1. Opinion | What India’s economy needs as we reopen it

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/what-india-s-economy-needs-as-we-reopen-it-11591541610776.html

 

  1. Gross Value Added numbers and the economy

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-miscellaneous/tp-others/gross-value-added-numbers-and-the-economy/article31770261.ece

 

  1. India inflation likely to have moderated to a six-month low in May: Poll

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/inflation-likely-at-six-month-low-in-may-as-lockdown-eases-reuters-poll-120061000329_1.html

 

  1. Indian economy will shrink 5% in FY21, stimulus not enough: S&P Ratings

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/indian-economy-will-shrink-5-in-fy21-stimulus-not-enough-s-p-ratings-120060801744_1.html

 

  1. Covid-19 impact: India's economy to shrink by 3.2% in FY21, says World Bank

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/covid-19-impact-world-bank-sees-india-s-economy-shrinking-by-3-2-in-fy21-120060801688_1.html

 

  1. Urban unemployment rate falls sharply as economy opens up

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/urban-unemployment-rate-falls-sharply-as-economy-opens-up-11591643701078.html

 

  1. India sees a dip in number of self-employed households in FY19

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/india-sees-a-dip-in-number-of-self-employed-households-in-fy19-11591647860446.html

 

  1. Looking beyond crises

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/looking-beyond-crises-120060800016_1.html

 

  1. Citizens' right to minimum economic security

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/citizens-right-to-minimum-economic-security-120060901609_1.html

 

  1. Getting the growth back?

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/getting-the-growth-back-120060900039_1.html

 

  1. Universal basic income in a post-pandemic world

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/universal-income-in-a-post-pandemic-world-120060900036_1.html

 

  1. What World Bank says about recovery from the covid-induced recession

https://www.livemint.com/market/mark-to-market/what-does-world-bank-say-about-recovery-from-the-pandemic-induced-recession-11591688306738.html

 

  1. GDP: The devil is in the revisions

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/gdp-the-devil-is-in-the-revisions-120060901629_1.html

 

  1. Global food emergency imminent; 49 mn may fall into extreme poverty: UN

https://www.business-standard.com/article/international/un-chief-warns-of-impending-global-food-emergency-amid-covid-19-pandemic-120061000174_1.html

 

  1. India may see 0% GDP growth this fiscal year, says Moody's

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/india-may-see-0-gdp-growth-this-fiscal-year-says-moody-s-11591618039135.html

 

  1. India's GDP growth rate may rebound to 8.5% in next fiscal: S&P

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/india-s-gdp-growth-rate-may-rebound-to-8-5-in-next-fiscal-s-p-11591790260379.html

 

  1. India economy may contract by 7.3% in FY21 in case of second covid wave: OECD

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/india-economy-may-contract-by-7-3-in-fy21-in-case-of-second-covid-wave-oecd-11591788028354.html

 

  1. The critical role of decentralised responses

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/the-critical-role-of-decentralised-responses/article31783217.ece

 

  1. Indian economy to grow at 9.5% in next fiscal: Fitch Ratings

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/indian-economy-to-grow-at-9-5-in-next-fiscal-fitch-ratings-11591778648082.html

 

  1. GDP: Growth vs levels

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/gdp-growth-vs-levels-120061100011_1.html

 

  1. India's economic fundamentals demand a much better rating: CEA Subramanian

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-s-ability-to-repay-debts-a-gold-standard-deserves-better-rating-cea-120061101103_1.html

 

  1. Chief Economic Advisor flags uncertainty over economic recovery

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cea-subramanian-says-economic-recovery-could-be-delayed-till-next-year/article31805570.ece?homepage=true

 

  1. Study says global poverty may surge to over 1 billion, warns Asian nations

https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/study-warns-of-poverty-surge-to-over-1-billion-due-to-virus-120061200112_1.html

 

  1. Opinion |Boost public housing for economic revival

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/boost-public-housing-for-economic-revival/article31805943.ece

  1. Public Finance

 

  1. India's Resource Crunch Provides Compelling Reasons for Dropping Wasteful Projects

https://thewire.in/economy/indias-resource-crunch-provides-compelling-reasons-for-dropping-wasteful-projects

 

  1. Don’t initiate any new scheme, finance ministry tells department

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/dont-initiate-any-new-scheme-finmin-tells-departments/articleshow/76226658.cms

 

  1. CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian sees FY21 fiscal deficit at over 5%

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/currently-see-fy21-fiscal-deficit-to-rise-by-about-170-180-bps-cea-120060501540_1.html

 

  1. Does India’s current system of fiscal transfers undermine the spirit of co-operative federalism?

https://scroll.in/article/963569/does-indias-current-system-of-fiscal-transfers-undermine-the-spirit-of-co-operative-federalism

 

  1. Rising discom debt

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/rising-discom-debt-120060901794_1.html

 

  1. Monetising fiscal deficit via secondary OMOs right way: Uday Kotak

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/monetising-fiscal-deficit-via-secondary-omos-right-way-uday-kotak-120060800034_1.html

 

  1. Q4 corporate earnings disappoint amid lockdown, point to worse quarters

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/corporate-earnings-in-q4fy20-disappoint-as-covid-19-lockdown-bites-120060700692_1.html

 

  1. Opinion | Focus on small spends to revive economy

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/focus-on-small-spends-to-revive-economy/article31781016.ece

 

  1. How to design a good policy mix in a crisis

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/how-to-design-a-good-policy-mix-in-a-crisis/article31778542.ece

 

  1. Who’s afraid of monetisation of the deficit?

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/whos-afraid-of-monetisation-of-the-deficit/article31782093.ece

 

  1. Covid-19 crisis: Drug sales in May down 9%, fiscal growth to be flat

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/covid-19-crisis-drug-sales-in-may-down-9-fiscal-growth-to-be-flat-120060900046_1.html

 

  1. Covid impact: India may face negative rating pressure amid rising public debt, says Fitch

https://www.livemint.com/politics/policy/covid-impact-india-may-face-negative-rating-pressure-amid-rising-public-debt-says-fitch-11591764929440.html

 

  1. Opinion | The great inflation conundrum that the Indian economy faces

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/columns/the-great-inflation-conundrum-that-the-indian-economy-faces-11591717201279.html

 

  1. 80% working Indians experience income loss, says study

https://www.livemint.com/industry/human-resource/80-working-indians-experience-income-loss-says-study-11591804782623.html

 

  1. Opinion |Why the stimulus won’t work

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/toi-edit-page/why-the-stimulus-wont-work-public-sector-banks-are-not-equipped-to-implement-covid-stimulus-package/

 

  • Taxation

 

  1. Centre's compensation cess collection in April down 90% YoY at Rs 990 cr

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/centre-s-compensation-cess-collection-in-april-down-90-yoy-at-rs-990-cr-120060501263_1.html

 

  1. Gross direct tax mop-up dips 4.92 per cent to 12.33 lakh crore in FY20

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/macro-economy/gross-direct-tax-mop-up-dips-492-per-cent-to-1233-lakh-crore-in-fy20/article31771729.ece

 

  1. Govt may consider extending deadline for availing 15% corporate tax rate benefit

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/govt-may-consider-extending-deadline-for-availing-15-corporate-tax-rate-benefit/article31781035.ece

 

  1. ‘Nil’ category GST assessees can file returns by SMS

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/nil-category-gst-assessees-can-file-returns-by-sms/article31781005.ece

 

  1. Will consider corporation tax rate benefit extension: FM Sitharaman

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/15-corporate-tax-rate-benefit-deadline-may-be-extended-fm-sitharaman-120060801573_1.html

 

  1. In New Lockdown Levy on ‘Non-Resident’ Digital Companies, a Novel Tax Adventure

https://thewire.in/business/tax-levy-non-resident-digital-companies

 

  1. India's tax-GDP ratio plunges to 9.88% in FY20, lowest in 10 years

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-s-tax-to-gdp-ratio-plunges-to-a-decade-low-of-9-88-in-fy20-120060801629_1.html

 

  1. Tax buoyancy is not a good thing to strive for in a recessionary economy

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/editorial/tax-buoyancy-is-not-a-good-thing-to-strive-for-in-a-recessionary-economy/article31781003.ece

 

  1. Govt extends validity of certain e-way bills till June-end

https://www.livemint.com/politics/policy/govt-extends-validity-of-certain-e-way-bills-till-june-end-11591800897744.html

 

  1. Independent directors’ pay liable to GST, clarifies CBIC

https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/independent-directors-pay-liable-to-gst-clarifies-cbic-11591810238544.html

 

  1. GST Council meeting: What to expect?

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/gst-council-meeting-what-to-expect-11591934187630.html

 

  1. Revenue and compensation on table at GST Council meeting on Friday

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economic-revival/revenue-and-compensation-on-table-at-gst-council-meeting-on-friday-120061200082_1.html

 

  1. Industry, Manufacturing, Services and Technology

 

  1. PSBs disburse Rs 8,320 crore loan to MSMEs under emergency credit line scheme

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/psbs-disburse-rs-8320-crore-loan-to-msmes-under-emergency-credit-line-scheme/article31771881.ece

 

  1. Firms rush to register as MSMEs, but most may not get loans: Officials

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economic-revival/firms-rush-to-register-as-msmes-but-most-may-not-get-loans-officials-120060700851_1.html

 

  1. Dues of Central, state govts much higher than official estimates: MSMEs

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/dues-of-central-state-govts-much-higher-than-official-estimates-msmes-120060901737_1.html?utm_source=Spotlight&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=Premium_11072018

 

  1. At least 78% of MSMEs unsatisfied with the impact of the financial package, says AIMO survey

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/at-least-78-of-msmes-unsatisfied-with-the-impact-of-the-financial-package-says-aimo-survey-11591635865353.html

 

  1. Govt changes public procurement rules, more preference to local suppliers

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/govt-changes-public-procurement-rules-more-preference-to-local-suppliers-120060700697_1.html

 

  1. Need to spend at least 5% of GDP on healthcare, says new CII President

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/need-to-spend-at-least-5-of-gdp-on-healthcare-says-new-cii-president/article31771280.ece

 

  1. Sitharaman weighs extension of tax cut-off on new manufacturing investments

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/govt-open-to-extend-deadline-for-lower-tax-rate-on-new-manufacturing-investments-11591627912820.html

 

  1. 6 PSUs now 'fallen angels' after India's sovereign rating cut: Moody's

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/6-psus-now-fallen-angels-after-india-s-sovereign-rating-cut-moody-s-120060900968_1.html

 

  1. ‘India will remain a top investment destination despite the pandemic’

https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/-india-will-remain-a-top-investment-destination-despite-the-pandemic-11591548011164.html

 

  1. Covid lockdown: From farm to fork, supply chains adapting to ‘new normal’

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/covid-lockdown-from-farm-to-fork-supply-chains-adapting-to-new-normal/article31778663.ece

 

  1. Slowdown blues: Post-lockdown, consumer confidence remains low

https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/slowdown-blues-post-lockdown-consumer-confidence-remains-low-120060901596_1.html

 

  1. As defensive play, FMCG stocks catch FPIs’ fancy

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/stock-markets/fpis-pump-19069-cr-into-household-personal-products-sector-in-first-45-days-of-current-fiscal/article31778138.ece

 

  1. Corporates may incur a revenue loss of $5 tn: Fitch Ratings

https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/corporates-may-incur-a-revenue-loss-of-5-tn-fitch-ratings-11591808753008.html

 

  1. Covid covers 80% of CSR budget for India Inc: Crisil

https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/india-inc-allocated-over-80-of-annual-csr-budget-for-covid-19-crisil-11591715454335.html

 

  1. India's mobile manufacturing industry aims $100 bln worth of exports by 2025

https://www.livemint.com/industry/manufacturing/india-s-mobile-manufacturing-industry-aims-100-bln-worth-of-exports-by-2025-11591876569213.html

 

  1. Covid-19 crisis: Test for steel industry as domestic demand shrinks

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/covid-19-crisis-test-for-steel-industry-as-domestic-demand-shrinks-120061001727_1.html

 

  1. Cluster-based approach for local products will bring economic opportunities, PM tells Indian Chamber of Commerce

https://www.firstpost.com/health/coronavirus-outbreak-live-updates-india-corona-cases-death-current-status-latest-news-today-panacea-biotec-covid-19-vaccine-symptoms-lockdown-5-delhi-maharashtra-gujarat-8470291.html

 

  1. SC questions DoT's AGR demand on PSUs, says it is 'totally impermissible'

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/sc-questions-dot-s-agr-demand-on-psus-says-it-is-totally-impermissible-120061100650_1.html

 

  1. Banking and Monetary policy

 

  1. Move fast to ease liquidity: RBI’s Das

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/move-fast-to-ease-liquidity-rbis-das/article31762691.ece

 

  1. RBI creates Rs. 500 cr. fund to boost payment infra

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/rbi-creates-rs-500-cr-fund-to-boost-payment-infra/article31762687.ece

 

  1. SBI pre-tax profit sees 10-fold jump to Rs 4,970 cr in Q4; stock rises 7.9%

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/state-bank-of-india-q4-net-profit-up-more-than-four-times-to-rs-3-581-cr-120060501599_1.html

 

  1. Banking to be a 'strategic sector', govt discussing privatising some PSBs

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/banking-to-be-a-strategic-sector-govt-discussing-privatising-some-psbs-120060800047_1.html

 

  1. Microfinance customers are also going digital: R. Bhaskar Babu

https://www.livemint.com/companies/people/microfinance-customers-are-also-going-digital-r-bhaskar-babu-11591635251613.html

 

  1. Rising recovery in the MFI sector raises hopes of early economic recovery

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/rising-recovery-in-the-mfi-sector-raises-hopes-of-early-economic-recovery/article31792642.ece

 

  1. Go the extra mile to ensure funds reach MSMEs, FM tells bank chiefs

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/fm-asks-psb-chiefs-to-walk-the-extra-mile-for-helping-msmes/article31788032.ece

 

  1. Interest-free moratorium on loans is a bad idea

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/interest-free-moratorium-on-loans-is-a-bad-idea-11591638291806.html

 

  1. Covid impact: Bank credit growth to touch multi-decade low of 0-1% in FY21, says Crisil

https://www.livemint.com/industry/banking/covid-impact-bank-credit-growth-to-touch-multi-decade-low-of-0-1-in-fy21-says-crisil-11591613167108.html

 

  1. RBI proposes major changes in securitisation norms for robust market

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/rbi-proposes-major-changes-in-securitisation-norms-for-robust-market-120060801703_1.html

 

  1. FM Nirmala Sitharaman tells banks to improve interest rate transmission

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/fm-nirmala-sitharaman-tells-banks-to-improve-interest-rate-transmission-120061000058_1.html

 

  1. RBI proposes 10-yr term for bank promoter-CEOs, 15 yrs for non-promoters

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/no-bank-ceo-to-continue-beyond-10-years-must-retire-by-70-says-rbi-120061101781_1.html

 

  1. Small financial offences may be decriminalized to improve business sentiment

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/govt-proposes-decriminalization-of-some-offences-to-improve-business-sentiment-11591803100489.html

 

  1. The curious case of high deposits despite low rates

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/the-curious-case-of-high-deposits-despite-low-rates-11591814249532.html

 

  1. India's forex reserves near $500 bn, but RBI won't let rupee rise: Experts

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-s-forex-reserves-near-500-bn-but-rbi-won-t-let-rupee-rise-experts-120061200085_1.html

 

  1. RBI moves in to strengthen governance in commercial banks

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/money-and-banking/rbi-moves-in-to-strengthen-governance-in-commercial-banks/article31806349.ece

 

  1. Net financial assets of households climb to 7.7 per cent of GDP in FY20: RBI study

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/money-and-banking/net-financial-assets-of-households-climb-to-77-per-cent-of-gdp-in-fy20-rbi-study/article31800854.ece

 

  1. Opinion |Loan waivers are a double-edged sword

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/loan-waivers-are-a-double-edged-sword/article31789331.ece

 

  1. External Sector

 

  1. India’s restrictions on Chinese FDI to ‘protect’ domestic firms is likely to backfire

https://scroll.in/article/963879/indias-restrictions-on-chinese-fdi-to-protect-domestic-firms-is-likely-to-backfire

 

  1. Massive spike in foreign flows into market

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/massive-spike-in-foreign-flows-into-market/article31762811.ece

 

  1. Statsguru: FDI inflows revive in FY20, but face Covid-19 test in FY21

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/statsguru-fdi-inflows-revive-in-fy20-but-face-covid-19-test-in-fy21-120060700984_1.html

 

  1. Clarity for FDI

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/clarity-for-fdi-120060901793_1.html

 

  1. Opinion | Only economic strength can foil China’s designs

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/only-economic-strength-can-foil-china-s-designs-11591720877752.html

 

  1. IMF mulls strategy to give needy nations SDR access

https://www.livemint.com/news/world/imf-mulls-strategy-to-give-needy-nations-sdr-access-11591724723329.html

 

  1. Economic nationalism is a wrong turn for Covid-hit India

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/economic-nationalism-is-a-wrong-turn-for-covid-hit-india-11591666041100.html

 

  1. Singapore replaces US as India's top market for engineering exports

https://www.livemint.com/industry/manufacturing/singapore-replaces-us-as-india-s-top-market-for-engineering-exports-11591790551017.html

 

  1. Prolonged growth slowdown likely to hit India’s external sector: SBI report

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/prolonged-growth-slowdown-likely-to-hit-indias-external-sector-sbi-report/article31777245.ece

 

  1. Agriculture and Rural Economy

 

  1. 'MGNREGA has evolved a rights-based framework for migrant workers' – Interview

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/mgnrega-has-evolved-a-rights-based-framework-for-migrant-workers/article31778484.ece

 

  1. Haryana pushes for sustainable farming

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/haryana-pushes-for-sustainable-farming/article31780634.ece

 

  1. Agri market reforms welcome, but structural issues remain

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/columns/g-chandrashekhar/agri-market-reforms-welcome-but-structural-issues-remain/article31777627.ece

 

  1. On World Food Safety Day, time to ask a key question – what is good food?

https://scroll.in/article/963988/on-world-food-safety-day-time-to-ask-a-key-question-what-is-good-food

 

  1. Firming up of prices, a sharp rise in cash-based sales impact the farm-input market

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/firming-up-of-prices-a-sharp-rise-in-cash-based-sales-impact-the-farm-input-market/article31765356.ece

 

  1. Demand vs reality: A sorry state of affairs under MGNREGA in a Covid-19 year

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/demand-v-reality-a-sorry-state-of-affairs-under-mgnrega-in-a-covid-19-year-120060901176_1.html

 

  1. Tamil Nadu’s pandemic-hit farm sector needs urgent attention

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/tamil-nadus-pandemic-ravaged-farm-sector-needs-urgent-attention/article31776681.ece

 

  1. Frame policy for employment of migrants in home states, suggests SBI report

https://www.livemint.com/industry/banking/frame-policy-for-employment-of-migrants-in-home-states-suggests-sbi-report-11591802328353.html

 

  1. States’ record uneven in ensuring food during lockdown

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/states-record-uneven-in-ensuring-food-during-lockdown-11591689582606.html

 

  1. Four Ways that MGNREGA Can Be Expanded to Help India's Rural Economy

https://thewire.in/labour/rs-1-lakh-crore-and-the-mgnrega-gambit-for-boosting-indias-rural-economy

 

  1. Hope and a prayer as reform rains down on India's farms

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/hope-and-a-prayer-as-reform-rains-down-on-india-s-farms-11591876988874.html

 

  1. Columns

 

  1. Which economic stimulus works? – Joseph E Stiglitz & Hamid Rashid

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/which-economic-stimulus-works-120060901820_1.html

 

  1. Depression Economics in the time of corona – Book review – D. Subbarao

Book - Depression Economics by Paul Krugman

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/depression-economics-in-the-time-of-corona-120060901827_1.html

  1. Opinion | Will the Jobs Report Destroy Jobs? – Paul Krugman

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/08/opinion/coronavirus-jobs-report.html

  1. Opinion |America Fails the Marshmallow Test – Paul Krugman

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/09/opinion/coronavirus-reopening-marshmallow-test.html

  1. Opinion |Reactionaries Are Having a Bad Month – Paul Krugman

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/opinion/trump-confederate-flag-military-bases.html

 

  1. Articles

 

  1. Tomorrow’s problem, Don’t worry about inflation—yet

https://www.economist.com/leaders/2020/06/04/dont-worry-about-inflation-yet

 

  1. This time is different, Downturns tend to reduce gender inequality. Not under covid-19

https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2020/06/04/downturns-tend-to-reduce-gender-inequality-not-under-covid-19

 

  1. Acute or chronic?, What the early 1980s implies for American unemployment today

https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2020/06/08/what-the-early-1980s-implies-for-american-unemployment-today

 

  1. Locked in a Crisis, Concerns of Rural Women

https://www.epw.in/journal/2020/23/commentary/locked-crisis.html

 

  1. PM-KISAN and the Adoption of Modern Agricultural Technologies

https://www.epw.in/journal/2020/23/special-articles/pm-kisan-and-adoption-modern-agricultural.html

 

  1. The Gig Economy in the Pandemic, Outsourcing Risk, Privatising Gain?

https://www.theindiaforum.in/article/covid-19-and-gig-economy

 

  1. Remembering A. Vaidyanathan, the Scholar Who Changed the Role of Data in India

https://thewire.in/economy/remembering-vaidyanathan-obituary

 

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