Debate: Is GDP a true and accurate measurement of growth?
A new book, The Great Invention by Ehsan Masood, unveils the genesis of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and how it shaped the modern economic …
India GDP growth for festival quarter disappoints
Pandemic shadow prolongs on economy as central scales down full-year growth estimates
Measuring sustainability through inclusive wealth
United Nations Environment’s latest report suggests that the Inclusive Wealth Index (IWI), rather than GDP is better suited to capture a …
Agriculture sustains growth, but what about the whole year?
All sectors of Indian economy, except farm, remain below 2019-20 levels
Damage estimates for hurricanes like Dorian don’t capture the full cost of climate change-fueled disasters
Growth accounting incorporates the productive use of capital and innovation into the equation. The question we want to ask is what happens to GDP …
Again, stop talking about GDP
India missed another opportunity to shed its obsession with a bad measure of economy
World to suffer $10 trillion loss by 2050 unless nature is saved: WWF report
However, annual global GDP will be 0.02 % higher by 2050 if conservation of nature is done
Union Budget 2019-20: Income support for farmers drives historic allocation for agri ministry
Rs 75,000 crore for income assistance to boost rural consumption, claims government
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
If the growth rate is so great, why are the poor not getting a taste of it?
Two Karnatakas: North-south divide hampers state’s economic, social development
Concentration of development in a few urban centres of the south creates excessive pressure on the region’s resources, hampering the …
What Bhutan got right about happiness, and what other countries can learn
Bhutan has recorded an average growth in annual GDP of 7.5% since the early 1980s; poverty levels have declined from 36% in 2007 to 10% in 2019
COVID-19: Tanzania needs $1.1 billion support right away, says IMF
Current account deficit of the east-African country expected to widen to 4.5% of 2021-22 GDP
Our fanatical pursuit of GDP as the sole measure of development is only throwing up more catastrophic nightmares
Is India in a position to announce a target of net zero emissions by 2050?
This has to be decided keeping into consideration the country’s national circumstances and the feasibility of achieving such a target
Cost of COVID-19 lockdown: Who bears the burden?
A curfew of three weeks requires more financial remedies, especially for the low-income groups
Elections 2019: Every fourth voter a distressed farmer
Though the farmers were not an issue in the general elections they now hold the fort for the world’s fastest growing economy despite being …
India’s GDP projected to grow at 7.6% in 2015-16
Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector is estimated to grow only marginally at 1.1 per cent
UN report forecasts positive growth outlook for India; pegs 2016 growth at 7.6 per cent
Report, however, warns that high levels of stressed bank assets and fragile business confidence could constrain investment growth
UP Assembly polls 2022: Why state’s ‘jobless growth’ decade will be a headache for new government
Trends over the decade indicate that the pace of economic growth is slow and not sufficient if UP wants to achieve the goal of becoming a trillion-…
Why the cost of mitigating climate change can’t be boiled down to one right number, despite some economists’ best attempts
Precise predictions raise the risk of conveying too much certainty in a constantly changing world
Basic income support in South Africa: Risks, rewards and what it will take
The money will be taken from employed citizens and the affluent
Climate change can wipe off 84% of Sudan GDP, warns report
The damage will reduce but remain significant even if global temperature rise is limited to 1.5°C
COVID-19 second wave: SBI slashes FY22 GDP growth estimate to 7.9%
India’s economic recovery will be ‘W-shaped’ instead of ‘V-shaped’ as was anticipated earlier, the bank said.
Biden is inheriting a wrecked economy, but Democrats have a record of avoiding recession and reducing unemployment
Since Eisenhower assumed presidency in 1953, the economy measured by GDP, unemployment, inflation & recessions has done better …