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Prasanna Mohanty
October 20, 2020
A study by two multinational giants UBS and PwC says \"huge fiscal and quantitative easing packages\" given by governments around the world drove a V-shaped recovery of stock markets and billionaires' wealth surged to $10.2 trillion by the end of July 2020


Nevin John
October 18, 2020
Rameshan Paleri, chairman of ULCCS, said the members of the society earned about Rs 22,000 a month even at the time of Covid-19 pandemic


Prasanna Mohanty
October 15, 2020
Several critical high-frequency indicators show that in August and September the improvements noticed in June and July reversed; high-frequency data, in any case, tells the story of organised sector but not unorganised sector contributing 45% to GDP


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 12, 2020
The economic crisis following the pandemic and untimely national lockdown have been used by both the central and state governments to push through unilateral measures that undermine workers' interest by dismantling critical protections


Mudit Kapoor | Mohsin Sheikh
October 6, 2020
MGNREGS has come to the rescue of millions of migrant workers who returned to their hometowns during the coronavirus pandemic


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


BusinessToday.In
October 5, 2020
Employment rate scaled up to its highest level since lockdown to almost 38 per cent from 37.5 per cent in August. \"These are big and welcome gains,\" says CMIE CEO Mahesh Vyas


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


Prasanna Mohanty
September 27, 2020
New labour codes severely reduce workers' security by increasing key thresholds for applicability of most protections; contractual employment has been expanded to add to workers' precarity and social protections for unorganised workers are vague


Prasanna Mohanty
September 23, 2020
Rural economy is struggling with job and income losses, the true extent of which are not known since India isn't tracking or compensating; credit and liquidity risks to small businesses and crop loss due to excess rain


PTI
September 22, 2020
Terming the present situation as a \"massive opportunity for the country\", Mehta said impetus should be given on digitising sectors like manufacturing, agriculture and pharma


BusinessToday.In
September 21, 2020
As per CMIE, the average labour participation rate in the first three weeks of September was 40.7 per cent, while 30-day moving average was 40.3 per cent as of September 20 against 40.96 per cent in August


PTI
September 19, 2020
Fitch Solutions forecast a 5 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in 2021 and 2022, as the outbreak is brought under control and the economic activity normalises


PTI
September 19, 2020
It forecast a 5 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in 2021 and 2022, as the outbreak is brought under control and the economic activity normalises


PTI
September 19, 2020
The Lower House later approved the first batch of the supplementary demands for grants, mainly to enable the government meet expenses for combating the COVID-19 pandemic


Prasanna Mohanty
September 17, 2020
It would be naive to expect agriculture providing jobs to about 43% of the workforce and sustaining 70% of the population living in rural India with a meagre share of 14.5% in national income (GDP) to drive growth, especially when it is going through unprecedented job and income loss


Team BT
New Delhi, September 17, 2020
BT's panel of experts on how to fire up the four engines of the economy - and where to find the money


PTI
September 17, 2020
The fiscal stimulus is of only 1.8 per cent and there is an urgent need for a second round of the same, UBS chief economist Tanvee Gupta Jain said


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