27 June - 03 July, 2020

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Weekly Updates on the Indian Economy

(27/06/2020 to 03/07/2020)

  1. National Accounts and State of the Economy

 

  1. Indian economy in deep trouble; growth may contract 5% this year: S&P

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/indian-economy-in-deep-trouble-s-p-120062600938_1.html

 

  1. NCAER sees GDP growth at 1.3% this fiscal if stimulus is fully implemented

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/ncaer-sees-gdp-growth-at-13-this-fiscal-if-stimulus-is-fully-implemented/article31926225.ece

 

  1. States GSDP may contract by up to 14.3% in FY21 on Covid-19: Ind-Ra report

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/gross-state-domestic-product-to-contract-1-4-14-3-in-fy21-report-120062900777_1.html

 

  1. India's hiring activities holding up better than many economies: Report

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-s-hiring-activities-holding-up-better-than-many-economies-report-120062901312_1.html

 

  1. MoSPI should end controversies related to GDP computation: Rangarajan

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/mospi-should-end-controversies-related-to-gdp-computation-rangarajan-120062901497_1.html

 

  1. Fitch slashes India's growth projection from 9.5% to 8% for FY22

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/fitch-slashes-india-s-growth-projection-from-9-5-to-8-for-fy22-120063001577_1.html

 

  1. Continued spread of Covid-19 poses risk to Indian economy: IMF official

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/continued-spread-of-covid-19-poses-risk-to-indian-economy-imf-official-120063001832_1.html

 

  1. India's unemployment rate fell to 11% in June from 23.5% in May: CMIE

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economic-revival/india-s-unemployment-rate-fell-to-11-in-june-from-23-5-in-may-cmie-120070100719_1.html

 

  1. The end of food inflation?

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/the-end-of-food-inflation-120070100011_1.html

 

  1. Reviving demand tops CEOs’ agenda

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/reviving-demand-tops-ceos-agenda/article31957010.ece

 

  1. Can the Fed propel the wheels of global finance?

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/columns/c-p-chandrasekhar/can-the-fed-propel-the-wheels-of-global-finance/article31947161.ece

 

  1. Indian workforce needs better employers

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/indian-workforce-needs-better-employers/article31926099.ece

 

  1. Getting out of the ‘guns, germs and steel’ crisis

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/getting-out-of-the-guns-germs-and-steel-crisis/article31927542.ece

 

  1. Blue-collar workers likely to see 10-20% wage hike

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/jobs/blue-collar-workers-likely-to-see-10-20-wage-hike/primeshow/76652096.cms

 

  1. India's GDP likely to contract by 6.4% in FY21, says Care Ratings

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-s-gdp-likely-to-contract-by-6-4-in-fy21-says-care-ratings-120070201918_1.html

 

  1. Garib Kalyan Yojana to clear FCI's bulging stocks, but may hurt finances

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/garib-kalyan-yojana-to-clear-fci-s-bulging-stocks-but-may-hurt-finances-120070201617_1.html

 

  1. Beyond the gloom and doom of Covid-19

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/beyond-the-gloom-and-doom-of-covid-19-120070201859_1.html

 

  1. The missing policy

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/the-missing-policy-120070201954_1.html

 

  1. A tentative recovery

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/a-tentative-recovery-120070102051_1.html

 

  1. Just how big is India’s creative economy?

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/just-how-big-is-india-s-creative-economy-11593446149540.html

 

  1. We're optimistic about a V-shaped recovery in India: Expenditure Secretary TV Somanathan

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/were-optimistic-about-a-v-shaped-recovery-in-india-expenditure-secretary-tv-somanathan/articleshow/76755476.cms

 

  1. Data | Despite relaxations in coronavirus lockdown, urban unemployment increases amid draining consumer confidence

 

https://www.thehindu.com/data/data-despite-relaxations-in-coronavirus-lockdown-urban-unemployment-increases-amid-draining-consumer-confidence/article31970419.ece

 

  1. India’s Economic Response to the Pandemic – Has it Been Enough?

https://thewire.in/economy/indias-economic-response-to-the-pandemic-has-it-been-enough

 

  1. IMF sees Asia’s economic pain persisting as coronavirus curbs limit recovery

https://theprint.in/economy/imf-sees-asias-economic-pain-persisting-as-coronavirus-curbs-limit-recovery/452123/

 

  1. E-mobility is the best solution for both climate and economic crises

https://theprint.in/economy/e-mobility-is-the-best-solution-for-both-climate-and-economic-crises/449891/

 

  1. Opinion | The challenge of overcoming an extended crisis in our economy

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/opinion-the-challenge-of-overcoming-an-extended-crisis-in-our-economy-11593704561035.html

 

  1. Public services like anganwadis should not have been shut during lockdown: Jean Drèze

https://scroll.in/article/966207/public-services-like-anganwadis-should-not-have-been-shut-during-lockdown-jean-dreze

 

  1. Public Finance

 

  1. April-May fiscal deficit at 58.6% of fiscal year target as revenue slumps

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/april-may-fiscal-deficit-at-58-6-of-fiscal-year-target-as-revenue-slumps-120063001817_1.html

 

  1. India needs to increase fiscal stimulus to revive economy: Pronab Sen

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-needs-to-increase-fiscal-stimulus-to-revive-economy-pronab-sen-120063002105_1.html

 

  1. Public debt accounts for 91% of Centre's Rs 94-trillion liabilities

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/public-debt-accounts-for-91-of-centre-s-rs-94-trillion-liabilities-120070100056_1.html

 

  1. External debt rises $15.4 billion to $558.5 billion in March

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/external-debt-touches-5585-bn-in-march/article31958205.ece

 

  1. How can India tame its growing debt load? Experts have some advice

https://scroll.in/article/965761/how-can-india-tame-its-growing-debt-load-experts-have-some-advice

 

Taxation

  1. Decline in tax revenue collection narrows to 37% in May as economy picks up

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economic-revival/decline-in-tax-revenue-collection-narrows-to-37-in-may-as-economy-picks-up-120063002211_1.html

 

  1. Honest, thorough reappraisal of GST long overdue

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/more-efforts-needed-to-make-gst-regime-fully-functional-120062800862_1.html

 

  1. GST: An unappreciated reform

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/gst-an-unappreciated-reform-120062800911_1.html

 

  1. Three years of GST: Still a long way to go for 'Good and Simple Tax'

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/three-years-of-gst-still-a-long-way-to-go-for-good-and-simple-tax-120062800914_1.html

 

  1. GST effect: How retail inflation rate changed over the last 3 years

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/gst-effect-how-retail-inflation-rate-changed-over-the-last-3-years-120062800920_1.html

 

  1. Tranformational tax reform

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/tranformational-tax-reform-120063002277_1.html

 

  1. Making GST work

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/making-gst-work-120070100003_1.html

 

  1. Traders' body CAIT suggests measures to broaden GST to simplify taxation

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/traders-body-cait-suggests-measures-to-broaden-gst-to-simplify-taxation-120070100806_1.html

 

  1. GST 3.0 can prove to be a harbinger of growth and revival

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/gst-30-can-prove-to-be-a-harbinger-of-growth-and-revival/article31951604.ece

 

  1. CBIC prepares common response to writs on transitional credit

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/cbic-prepares-common-response-to-writs-on-transitional-credit/article31947032.ece

 

  1. The GST journey has been transformative

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/the-gst-journey-has-been-transformative/article31956450.ece

 

  1. Three years on, GST is still a real head-scratcher

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/columns/mohan-lavi/three-years-on-gst-is-still-a-real-head-scratcher/article31952694.ece

 

  1. Despite glitches, ‘One nation, one tax’ chugs along

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/despite-glitches-one-nation-one-tax-chugs-along/article31964365.ece

 

  1. Opinion | The unfulfilled promise of the goods and services tax

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/columns/the-unfulfilled-promise-of-the-goods-and-services-tax-11593440385650.html

 

  1. Opinion | This may be a good time to overhaul India’s GST

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/this-may-be-a-good-time-to-overhaul-india-s-gst-11593440891910.html

 

  1. GST revenues fall 41% in first quarter

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/gst-revenue-collections-in-june-at-90917-crore/article31960842.ece

 

  1. Exemptions and deductions allowed under new tax regime

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/portfolio/personal-finance/exemptions-and-deductions-allowed-under-new-tax-regime/article31961049.ece

 

  1. GST Council may look at rationalising rates

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/finance/gst-council-may-look-at-rationalising-rates/primeshow/76740398.cms

 

  1. Missing old data makes online tax payment tough

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/finance/missing-old-data-makes-online-tax-payment-tough/articleshow/76670160.cms

 

  1. Covid-19 crisis: States divided on alternative GST compensation mechanism

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/covid-19-crisis-states-divided-on-alternative-gst-compensation-mechanism-120070300058_1.html

 

  1. I-T department refunds Rs 62,361 crore during lockdown: CBDT

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/finance/i-t-department-refunds-rs-62361-crore-during-covid-19-lockdown-days-cbdt/articleshow/76766451.cms

 

  1. Big relief to GST taxpayers: Late fee on GST returns capped till July to Rs 500

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/relief-to-gst-taxpayers-late-fee-on-gst-returns-capped-till-july-to-rs-500/articleshow/76766430.cms

 

  1. Banking and Monetary policy

 

  1. Indian banks will need $15 billion capital to meet Tier I norms: Fitch

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/indian-banks-will-need-15-billion-capital-to-meet-tier-i-norms-fitch-120070100543_1.html

 

  1. Govt may get RBI to monetise fiscal deficit in second half of FY21

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/govt-may-get-rbi-to-monetise-fiscal-deficit-in-second-half-of-fy21-120062800727_1.html

 

  1. Govt eyes higher RBI surplus this year as Covid-19 decimates tax revenues

https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/govt-eyes-higher-rbi-surplus-this-year-as-covid-19-decimates-tax-revenues-120062901538_1.html

 

  1. Covid-19 crisis: Banking credit shrinks 1.7% in May as lockdown bites

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/covid-19-crisis-banking-credit-shrinks-1-7-in-may-as-lockdown-bites-120070100053_1.html

 

  1. Loan recasts may push NPAs up to 14% in FY21 due to Covid-19: S&P

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/loan-recasts-may-push-npas-up-to-14-in-fy21-due-to-covid-19-s-p-120063001542_1.html

 

  1. RBI to gain regulatory control over co-operative banks in a phased manner

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/rbi-to-gain-regulatory-control-over-co-operative-banks-in-a-phased-manner-120063001616_1.html

 

  1. Bank credit grows 6.18% to Rs 102.5 trn, deposits up 11%: RBI data

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/bank-credit-grows-6-18-to-rs-102-5-trn-deposits-up-11-rbi-data-120070201451_1.html

 

  1. RBI's draft code on governance: Another attempt at passing the buck?

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/rbi-s-draft-code-on-governance-another-attempt-at-passing-the-buck-120070200018_1.html

 

  1. External Sector

 

  1. India's forex reserves decline by over $2 bn; SDR value dips by $6 mn

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/india-s-forex-reserves-decline-by-over-2-bn-sdr-value-dip-by-6-mn-120062700104_1.html

 

  1. Covid-19 crisis: Govt allows PPE exports after prices crash over 65%

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/covid-19-crisis-govt-allows-ppe-exports-after-prices-crash-over-65-120063000075_1.html

 

  1. FinMin told to levy tax on imported goods to boost local products: Pradhan

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/finmin-told-to-levy-tax-on-imported-goods-to-boost-local-products-pradhan-120063001913_1.html

 

  1. Markets log best quarterly gain in 11 years due to surge in foreign flows

https://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/markets-log-best-quarterly-gain-in-11-years-due-to-surge-in-foreign-flows-120070100072_1.html

 

  1. FDI up by $19 bn in FY20; portfolio investment down by $13.7 bn: RBI

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/fdi-up-by-19-bn-in-fy20-portfolio-investment-down-by-13-7-bn-rbi-120063002057_1.html

 

  1. Rupee depreciation to help boost Indian farm, textile and jewellery exports

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/rupee-depreciation-to-help-boost-indian-farm-textile-and-jewellery-exports-120063001656_1.html

 

  1. India among Switzerland’s top-3 partners for info exchange on tax matters: Global Forum

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/india-among-switzerlands-top-3-partners-for-info-exchange-on-tax-matters-global-forum/article31937949.ece

 

  1. What ails India’s Model BIT?

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/what-ails-indias-model-bit/article31939413.ece

 

  1. India registers surplus $0.6 billion in current account in Q4

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/india-registers-surplus-06-billion-in-current-account-in-q4/article31956310.ece

 

  1. India needs FDI worth Rs 50-60 trn to boost Covid-19 hit economy: Gadkari

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-needs-fdi-worth-rs-50-60-trn-to-boost-covid-19-hit-economy-gadkari-120070200799_1.html

 

  1. Little FDI from China since last year

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/finance/little-fdi-from-china-since-last-year/articleshow/76742700.cms

 

  1. India's trade deficit with China reduces to USD 48.66 bn in FY20

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/foreign-trade/indias-trade-deficit-with-china-reduces-to-usd-48-66-bn-in-fy20/articleshow/76750117.cms

 

  1. Long road ahead for export recovery: Report

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/foreign-trade/long-road-ahead-for-export-recovery-report/articleshow/76730426.cms

 

  1. Opinion | Free trade with China is neither free nor trade

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/opinion-free-trade-with-china-is-neither-free-nor-trade-11593498977957.html

 

  1. India can be the next China, but only if it is more open to foreign investment

https://theprint.in/economy/india-can-be-the-next-china-but-only-if-it-is-more-open-to-foreign-investment/450164/

 

  1. Agriculture and Rural Economy

 

  1. Crop sowing doubles from last year

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/agriculture/crop-sowing-doubles-from-last-year/articleshow/76652443.cms

 

  1. Agri-infrastructure needs a push

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/agri-infrastructure-needs-a-push-120062701237_1.html

 

  1. What’s behind the increased acreage under kharif cultivation

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/whats-behind-the-increased-acreage-under-kharif-cultivation/article31942836.ece

 

  1. Rural to the fore, as cities continue to grapple with Covid-19

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/rural-to-the-fore-as-cities-continue-to-grapple-with-covid-19/article31938646.ece

 

  1. How using technology across agriculture value chain will benefit farmers

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/how-using-technology-across-agriculture-value-chain-will-benefit-farmers/article31938395.ece

 

  1. Mixed trend in rubber

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/commodities/mixed-trend-in-rubber/article31945706.ece

 

  1. Call for universalisation of PDS gets louder

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/call-for-universalisation-of-pds-gets-louder/article31961096.ece

 

  1. Agricultural commodities' prices rise on logistic and supply disruptions

https://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/agricultural-commodities-prices-rise-on-logistic-and-supply-disruptions-120070201426_1.html

 

  1. Indian marine fish landings rise marginally in 2019

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/agriculture/indian-marine-fish-landings-rise-marginally-in-2019/articleshow/76709135.cms

 

  1. Utilise MGNREGA to the fullest capacity

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/utilise-mgnrega-to-the-fullest-capacity/article31957319.ece

 

  1. Data | Surge in MGNREGS work demand, sowing of kharif crops lead to pre-COVID rural employment levels

https://www.thehindu.com/data/data-surge-in-mgnregs-work-demand-sowing-of-kharif-crops-lead-to-pre-covid-rural-employment-levels/article31962106.ece

 

  1. FCI’s burden to reduce with additional grains given out through PMGKAY

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/portfolio/news-analysis/fcis-burden-to-reduce-with-additional-grains-given-out-through-pmgky/article31968707.ece

 

  1. COVID Lockdown: How India's Food Supply Chain First Tightened and then Recovered

https://thewire.in/economy/lockdown-food-supply-chain

 

  1. Farmers unhappy as govt decides to lower maize & milk import duty amid falling local prices

https://theprint.in/economy/farmers-unhappy-as-govt-decides-to-lower-maize-milk-import-duty-amid-falling-local-prices/450196/

 

  1. Why India’s agricultural reforms will do little to boost farmer incomes

https://scroll.in/article/966112/why-indias-agricultural-reforms-will-do-little-to-boost-farmer-incomes

 

  1. 70.32 lakh Kisan Credit Cards sanctioned with credit limit of ₹62,870 cr: Govt

https://www.livemint.com/industry/agriculture/70-32-lakh-kisan-credit-cards-sanctioned-with-credit-limit-of-rs-62-870-cr-govt-11593623748884.html

 

  1. Farm exports dip 13 per cent on weak demand in FY20

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/farm-exports-dip-13-per-cent-on-weak-demand-in-fy20/article31978038.ece

 

  1. Industry, Manufacturing, Services and Technology

 

  1. New projects fall over 50% in June as coronavirus lockdown takes hold

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/new-projects-fall-over-50-in-june-as-coronavirus-lockdown-takes-hold-120070100373_1.html

 

  1. US firms look for stable policy to make India hub: USISPF's Mukesh Aghi

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economic-revival/us-firms-look-for-stable-policy-to-make-india-hub-usispf-s-mukesh-aghi-120062700003_1.html

 

  1. Covid-19 disruption an opportunity for firms to re-strategise: UBI chief

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/covid-19-disruption-an-opportunity-for-firms-to-re-strategise-ubi-chief-120062700436_1.html

 

  1. FMCG firms bring jobs to small towns as markets show signs of revival

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/fmcg-firms-start-hiring-in-small-towns-as-markets-show-signs-of-revival-120062900044_1.html

 

  1. Self-reliance and supply chains

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/self-reliance-and-supply-chains-120062901776_1.html

 

  1. India's factory activity contracts for third straight month in June

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-s-factory-activity-contracts-for-third-straight-month-in-june-120070100328_1.html

 

  1. A push for labour-intensive manufacturing

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/a-push-for-labour-intensive-manufacturing-120062901785_1.html

 

  1. Core sector output shrinks for third straight month in May, shrinks 23.4%

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/core-sector-output-shrinks-for-third-straight-month-in-may-shrinks-23-4-120063001780_1.html

 

  1. Advantage MSMEs, in new loan dispensation

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/advantage-msmes-in-new-loan-dispensation/article31961782.ece

 

  1. One step forward, two steps back

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/specials/india-file/one-step-forward-two-steps-back/article31948620.ece

 

  1. Will the commodity price rise sustain?

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/commodities/will-the-commodity-price-rise-sustain/article31960806.ece

 

  1. Should regulations hinge on business size?

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/should-regulations-hinge-on-business-size/article31956081.ece

 

  1. Manufacturing PMI improved to 47.2 in June, butbusiness conditions continue to deteriorate

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/manufacturing-pmi-improved-to-472-in-june/article31960185.ece

 

  1. Advantage MSMEs, in new loan dispensation

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/advantage-msmes-in-new-loan-dispensation/article31961782.ece

 

  1. For last 70 yrs, our ecosystem has been adverse to competitive manufacturing: RC Bhagava

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/expert-view/for-last-70-yrs-our-ecosystem-has-been-adverse-to-competitive-manufacturing-rc-bhagava/articleshow/76689753.cms

 

  1. RBI asks banks, NBFCs to reclassify MSMEs as per revised criteria

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/rbi-asks-banks-nbfcs-to-reclassify-msmes-as-per-revised-criteria-120070201549_1.html

 

  1. Public works: Lessons from history

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/public-works-lessons-from-history-120070201851_1.html

 

  1. Indian IT firms may report 5-9% contraction in revenues for June quarter

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/indian-it-firms-may-report-5-9-contraction-in-revenues-for-june-quarter-120070201768_1.html

 

  1. World Bank grants India $750 mn emergency funding to help small businesses

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/world-bank-grants-india-750-mn-emergency-funding-to-help-small-businesses-120070100569_1.html

 

  1. Indian IT firms may report 5-9% contraction in revenues for June quarter

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/indian-it-firms-may-report-5-9-contraction-in-revenues-for-june-quarter-120070201768_1.html

 

  1. Auto sales likely to see sequential growth in next 2 months: Report

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/auto-sales-likely-to-see-sequential-growth-in-next-2-months-report-120070201506_1.html

 

  1. Core’s contraction: On slowing economy

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/cores-contraction-the-hindu-editorial-on-slowing-economy/article31973640.ece

 

  1. Domestic steel prices likely to fall in Q2 due to oversupply: India Ratings

https://www.livemint.com/industry/manufacturing/domestic-steel-prices-likely-to-fall-in-q2-due-to-oversupply-india-ratings-11593696672929.html

 

  1. June services activity shrinks for third month in a row; PMI at 33.7

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/june-services-activity-shrinks-for-third-month-in-a-row-pmi-at-33-7-120070300430_1.html

 

  1. Columns by Paul Krugman & Joseph E Stiglitz

 

  1. Priorities for the Covid-19 economy – Stiglitz

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/priorities-for-the-covid-19-economy-120070201970_1.html

 

  1. Why Do the Rich Have So Much Power? – Krugman

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/01/opinion/inequality-america-paul-krugman.html

 

  1. World war C – Krugman

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/30/opinion/world-war-c.html

 

  1. Obamacare Versus the G.O.P. Zombies – Krugman

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/29/opinion/obamacare-coronavirus-republicans.html

 

  1. Other Articles/ Columns

 

  • The Economist
  1. Why Facebook is well placed to weather an advertising boycott

https://www.economist.com/business/2020/07/02/why-facebook-is-well-placed-to-weather-an-advertising-boycott

 

  1. Is investors’ love affair with commercial property ending?

https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2020/06/25/is-investors-love-affair-with-commercial-property-ending

 

Print Sources:               The Hindu, Business Line, Business Standard, Economic Times, Times of India

Online Sources:            Livemint, Scroll.in, First Post, The Wire, The Print, The India Forum, Newyork Times, The Guardian

Journals:                           Economic and Political Weekly, The Economist