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Prasanna Mohanty
July 9, 2020
Multiple global studies show air pollution increases death rates from COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases, while destruction of forests and wildlife habitats unleashes more such diseases from animals to humans


Prasanna Mohanty
July 8, 2020
The draft EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) of 2020 being pushed through by the central government seeks to undermine checks and balances on pollution of air, water, and soil and depletion of forests that impose heavy costs on the economy by spreading illness, deaths and loss of livelihoods of millions of people


Prasanna Mohanty
July 6, 2020
Supreme Court judgements have allowed violations of environment laws being condoned through \"ex post facto\" green clearances, thereby presenting people with a \"fait accompli\"


Prasanna Mohanty
July 5, 2020
Stock market behaviour shows that the concept of rational and well-informed investors participating in an efficient and self-correcting market which always gets the stock prices right is deeply flawed


Prasanna Mohanty
July 1, 2020
Contrary to popular notion, stock markets have repeatedly demonstrated since the 1929 Great Depression that their performance is not really linked to macroeconomic and business fundamentals


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


Prasanna Mohanty
June 25, 2020
This concluding part narrates the circumstances in which market triumphed over state and spread from developed economies to developing economies, helping the top 1% to accumulate more wealth at the cost of the rest 99%


Prasanna Mohanty
June 24, 2020
In this third part, focus is on the impact of neoliberalism: slowdown in growth, rise in inequality, frequent economic crises, and much more. It also looks at some of the corrective measures


Prasanna Mohanty
June 23, 2020
This is the second part of the series which focuses on some of the neoliberal ideas which have clearly failed and yet vigorously pursued and who are the proponents of these ideas


Prasanna Mohanty
June 22, 2020
This is first of a four-part series that seeks to unravel neoliberalism. In this part, focus is on some of the strategies of neoliberalism, from undermining the state to promoting free-market in running an economy


Prasanna Mohanty
June 6, 2020
The global fight against health and economic crises highlights the need for big government spending and better redistribution to protect people, not less


Prasanna Mohanty
June 3, 2020
Latest job loss survey and national accounts statistics point to the need for strengthening PDS supply and cash transfers to reach more people, assisting self-employed/micro-enterprises, additional allocation for MGNREGS and a job scheme for urban areas


Prasanna Mohanty
June 1, 2020
RBI data shows excess liquidity is lying idle, parked in its own reverse repo account, and burdening it with higher interest payouts. This could be tapped and channelised for additional fiscal spending to stimulate growth through government bonds


Prasanna Mohanty
May 28, 2020
For a republic at work since 1947, decisions on issues of national importance without prior consultation with experts, opposition parties, state governments and other stakeholders are not only inconceivable but come with consequences that could be easily avoided


Prasanna Mohanty
May 27, 2020
The package is completely aligned to self-professed agenda of the IMF of limiting fiscal spending, relying on liquidity and credit to households, privatising government-run companies and more deregulations for private enterprises. This agenda has brought immense grief to a large number of countries to be comforting


Prasanna Mohanty
May 21, 2020
The 1929 and 2007-08 financial crises have amply demonstrated how unbridled growth of liquidity and household credit caused havoc in people's lives and economies. Pushing for more of the same at the time of massive loss of jobs and incomes is not such a good idea


Prasanna Mohanty
May 18, 2020
For years, India's fiscal practices and numbers have remained under a cloud with CAG red-flagging off-budget financing and window-dressing of accounts. Not putting the house in order now means effectiveness of stimulus 2.0 or deficit financing of a higher order would be unknown and unknowable


Prasanna Mohanty
May 15, 2020
Gross treatment to migrants comes along with massive job loss, historically low wage rates, little job or social security and subsistence level existence of millions of Indian workers. This is hardly an ideal situation to recover or rebuild the economy


Prasanna Mohanty
May 9, 2020
India needs to address massive job losses; strengthen public healthcare for COVID-19 and beyond; develop institutional mechanisms and leadership to respond to emergencies; devolve decision-making and funding to states, local bodies and scale up public spending to infuse life into the economy, all of which call for structural changes


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