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Prasanna Mohanty
November 17, 2020
As India marches from one economic disaster to another, policy and planning appear to be victims of whims and fancies as and when they strike


BusinessToday.In
November 4, 2020
India has vaccine deals with Serum Institute of India that is manufacturing doses of the University of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine as well as the candidate by Novavax


Reuters
November 4, 2020
While Trump is still winning the majority of those voters, some of them switched to supporting his Democratic opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, the exit polls showed


Prasanna Mohanty
November 2, 2020
Multiple estimates by multilateral institutions show the COVID-19 pandemic will hit India the hardest by sending 40 million people into \"extreme poverty\", worsen hunger and income inequality, and yet the government seems oblivious with no data, no estimation or policy response


Prasanna Mohanty
October 12, 2020
India has learnt that growth in GDP does not automatically translate into growth in jobs and that GDP growth does not necessarily mean well-being of a vast majority of population. It needs to put these experiences into work and frame appropriate policy responses to the job crisis


Prasanna Mohanty
October 6, 2020
Part II of this two-part article looks at more data on the growth of temporary or informal workers in India and how it poses a serious threat not just to the wellbeing of millions of its workers but to the growth prospects of the economy in the long run


Prasanna Mohanty
October 5, 2020
Part I of this two-part article traces the growth of temporary employment in government and the practice of keeping a larger number of posts vacant even in the face of a severe job crisis


Prasanna Mohanty
September 28, 2020
Neither the Wage Code 2019 nor the draft Rules 2020 notified in July 2020 under it links wage to labour productivity, strengthen implementation regime, make minimum wage universal or limit working hours to 8-hour a day to improve the lot of workers


PTI
September 17, 2020
Last year, India had raised \"serious reservations\" over the Human Capital Index, wherein India was ranked 115 out of 157 countries


Prasanna Mohanty
September 14, 2020
Not only India's relief packages are grossly inadequate it is not even spending enough to revive demand in the crisis-hit economy; what is needed is clear: more fiscal spending, not \"keeping the power dry\" for future stimulus or unrealistic claim of a V-shaped recovery


Prasanna Mohanty
September 11, 2020
Part II of this two-part article continues to relook at misadventures that derailed the Indian economy, threatening dreams of millions of \"aspirational\" Indians. Instead of a serious and meaningful debate, India continues to grapple with constant and systemic \"misdirection\" in multiple sense of the word


Reuters
September 10, 2020
Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus has killed 900,000 worldwide, and the IMF estimates the total cost of the crisis will reach $12 trillion by the end of 2021, with low-income countries likely to need continued support


Reuters
August 8, 2020
Economists believe July was probably the last month of employment gains related to the rehiring of workers after the reopening of businesses


Prasanna Mohanty
August 1, 2020
Global studies show ownership does not make enterprises efficient, factors like competition, autonomy, regulation and institutional development do. Evidence also shows that private sector thrives on public hand-outs in normal times and public bail-outs in crises


Prasanna Mohanty
July 24, 2020
Contrary to popular belief, private sector efficiency vis-a-vis public sector is a neoliberal construct for which there is little evidence or lived experience but is pushed, nevertheless, for private gains


Associated Press
July 23, 2020
Another 14.3 million people are expected to be pushed into poverty, raising the total number to 115 million a quarter of the total Arab population, it said


Prasanna Mohanty
July 20, 2020
Findings of several global studies reflect the fragile nature of existing policies and programmes aimed at eliminating poverty and hunger and call for rethinking economics to ensure sustainable and enduring outcomes


Associated Press
July 20, 2020
He said developed countries are strongly invested in their own survival and have failed to deliver the support needed to help the developing world through these dangerous times


Prasanna Mohanty
June 30, 2020
In this second and concluding part, the focus is on why GDP came to measure the quantity of goods and services produced, ignoring social and environmental costs such output imposes on society


Prasanna Mohanty
June 29, 2020
This is first of a two-part series that highlights how growth is not working for the majority and wealth and income are increasingly concentrating at the very top 1% and 0.1%, at the cost of the rest


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