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  • 14-Aug-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    The scale of India's economic challenge

    The government shouldn't worry about the latest quarterly growth figures

  • 31-Jul-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Tigers and growth

    Prosperity is good for the environment. For a start, it endows the government with greater financial resources to address the challenge of environmental degradation

  • 17-Jul-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Cake or taxes?

    The size of the cake cannot increase if the makers of the cake are squeezed into discomfort

  • 03-Jul-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    The right price of water

    Water scarcity is a serious problem for India and among many solutions ensuring market pricing for water is one

  • 19-Jun-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Redefine fiscal responsibility

    It is an opportunity for a new finance minister to recalibrate the orthodoxy around fiscal rectitude.

  • 05-Jun-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Capitalism with Modi characteristics

    The current model may bear similarity to the East Asian one, but it is in fact a new variant - capitalism with Modi characteristics

  • 22-May-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Push the envelope on market reform

    The reality is that Modi is too savvy a politician to push ideas or policies which do not have mass support

  • 08-May-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    A five-step ignition to private investment

    The agenda for reform for the new government is huge but action and commitment on a few headline items could ignite animal spirits

  • 24-Apr-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Banish the fear of the four Cs

    For the economy to reach its true potential, decisions of the bureaucracy must enable the rapid expansion of the private sector

  • 11-Apr-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    The problem with government spending

    Political parties must be upfront about how they plan to finance the additional spending promised in their manifestos

  • 27-Mar-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Indian aviation must fly

    If there are any poster boys of the success of India's less-than-full-hearted move to a market economy, they are aviation and telecom

  • 13-Mar-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Model code, productive use

    The terribly elongated polling process, perhaps necessary to ensure free and fair elections in every part of India, means that almost a full quarter will be lost for policymaking

  • 27-Feb-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    After the cleansing, build trust

    Control of a runaway fiscal deficit and a new monetary policy framework have contained the demon of inflation

  • 13-Feb-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Private sector, national interest

    It's time for India to rethink its current preferences

  • 31-Jan-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar | Bloomberg

    2019 polls: Why govt should aim to create jobs, not offer basic income

    For all the talk of helping the poor in the next budget, politicians would do better to make the breakthrough reforms that would create jobs

  • 23-Jan-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Recipe for change

    If India has to have a globally competitive industry, the government must emulate China on creating the right ecosystem

  • 09-Jan-2019 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    Popular aspiration vs political response

    Discussing market reforms would likely make politicians on both sides of the Parliamentary divide uncomfortable but it's a conversation that India desperately needs to have, and not just in Parliament

  • 23-Dec-2018 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    For agrarian distress, farm industry

    Agriculture's share of India's GDP has fallen over time and will fall further from its current 13% contribution, says the author

  • 27-Nov-2018 | Dhiraj Nayyar

    How to import-save efficiently

    It is feasible for India to correct its chronic current account deficit without compromising on efficiency. It desperately needs to be competitive, at the policy and firm level