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29-Dec-2017 | Rajiv Shastri
There are broadly two types of currencies in this world; fiat currencies and alternative currencies
02-Jun-2014 | Rajiv Shastri
To suggest that an inflation-focused RBI will dampen the government's focus on growth is to misread the problem in the economy
29-May-2014 | Rajiv Shastri
The new government is showing encouraging signs of fresh thinking in economic policy but it is innovation that will make the difference
15-May-2014 | Rajiv Shastri
Or, why our subsidy and tax policies have been almost exactly wrong
08-May-2014 | Rajiv Shastri
The RBI governor was right to question the benefits of the US Federal Reserve continuing with quantitative easing now that the financial system is back to a modicum of health
27-Mar-2014 | Rajiv Shastri
Altering the manner in which labour and capital are taxed in India would go a long way towards righting income inequality
02-Feb-2014 | Rajiv Shastri
Instead of rationalising the harmful ones, policymakers compensate with more subsidies, each with its own unintended consequences
18-Jan-2014 | Rajiv Shastri
Data show that the chances of loss lessen with more time spent in the market
14-Jan-2014 | Rajiv Shastri
The Bharatiya Janata Party's proposed banking transaction tax is ill-conceived and inadvisable but it is disruptive enough to raise questions about the perverse nature of India's current tax regime an
08-Dec-2013 | Rajiv Shastri
A closer look at deficit and accumulated debt suggests that, contrary to claims, the fisc is not under control
24-Nov-2013 | Rajiv Shastri
Expenses such as employment guarantees and loan waivers are, in effect, subsidies that are classified differently in government accounts
14-Nov-2013 | Rajiv Shastri
As significant portion of GDP growth is caused by increased subsidies, the impression that things are worse is a fact
06-May-2010 | Rajiv Shastri
After many attempts at trying to convince the RBI to elucidate the exchange rate policy for India, Mr. A V Rajwade, a noted and respected foreign exchange expert, decided to do it himself. As mentioned in the second of his series (Exchange Rate ...
04-May-2010 | Rajiv Shastri
In the broadest sense of the word, it was possible to ascribe an absolute value to currencies as recently as 1971. However, it was only till the Great Depression of 1929 that this valuation was at its purest.
28-Apr-2010 | Rajiv Shastri
Every day, in the context of exchange rate management in India, one comes across proponents of a model called REER. REER has been, and continues to be used, to justify a weak rupee without regard to the fact that it is an inherently flawed model ...
26-Apr-2010 | Rajiv Shastri
In fiscal and economic policy parlance, monetization of fiscal deficit is broadly defined as the creation of money by the Central Bank to fund the fiscal deficit of the Government. The money so created is normally provided to the ...
19-Apr-2010 | Rajiv Shastri
Reading this (CII seeks RBI's intervention in currency markets) statement by the CII, one wonders what role it wishes to play in the Indian Economic landscape.