What is an inverted yield curve? Why is it panicking markets, and why is there talk of recession?
The yield curve is a graph showing the relationship between interest rates earned on lending money for different durations
Economic Survey 2018-19: Growth slowest in five years due to low food inflation
Agriculture sector contracted in fourth quarter; farmers produced less, spent less on consumption
Trade rules are deeply flawed but Trump’s tariff fixation is hurting America and the rest of the world
International trade rules are unfair, but even Trump’s tariff-centric trade policies won’t fix what’s broken about the global …
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"मेरे अनुयायी लोगों से यह कभी नहीं कहते कि अंग्रेज या जनरल डायर बुरे हैं। वे बताते हैं कि ये लोग व्यवस्था के शिकार ...
Only 15% landholders earn 91% of total national income
Income inequality makes agrarian crisis challenging; inequality is worse among farmers than the formal economy
Calls for protectionism in the West should not scare Africa: UNECA
Africa needs to move away from the model of selling rich natural resources which do not generate enough financing for development
Economic Survey pegs real GDP growth at 6.75-7.5 per cent for 2017-18
The survey said that India’s exports are recovering, buoyed by increased global economic activity
Most poor people in Asia-Pacific region live in rural areas
Countries in the region have not been able to address rural poverty despite economic growth, says an IFAD report
Debt in Eastern Africa rising rapidly, but remains manageable
An additional US$600 billion is needed in Africa every year until 2030 in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
If the growth rate is so great, why are the poor not getting a taste of it?
The politics of globalisation
POLITICIAN, economist and teacher all rolled into one --Johannes Pieter Pronk, better known as Jan Pronk, is in his second term as Netherlands …
Clinton proposes talks on jobs
Burdened by rising joblessness, US President Bill Clinton wants world leaders to meet to find a solution to the vexing problem
Can USA provide all the solutions?
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Getting scientists from developing countries to serve on the climate change panel is proving difficult.
Literacy as a yardstick of social health
A blueprint and not a plan
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New hope for Himalayan wastelands
The seabuckthorn plant can change the lives of marginal farmers by enriching soil with nitrogen, preventing its erosion and providing …
The Bank and the pauper
Wanted - a second wave
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"Eco-management is optimum use of resources"
economist, is the recipient of the 1995 Sasakawa International Environmental Prize, instituted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).…
Young scientists' meet
Scientists urge to strike a balance between development and environment
The draft bill promises to be transparent. Yet, the Food Authority has a lot of discretion in this respect
India Poised A Times of India celebration
Now that the vote's been won