Economist

  • Subramanian Swamy flays 'The Economist' for editorial against Narendra Modi 06-04-2014 06:08 PM

    Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday took strong exception to an editorial by London-based 'The Economist' magazine against Narendra Modi, terming it an attempt to "interfere into India's internal affairs". The External Affairs Ministry should immediately take up the matter with British High Commission and seek an explanation since...
  • Bangladesh to take legal action against noted economist Muhammad Yunus 09-09-2013 11:43 PM

    Bangladesh's cabinet on Monday decided to initiate legal action against noted economist and Nobel prize winner Muhammad Yunus for what it called "irregularities during his time as head of the Grameen Bank". The cabinet meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair made the decision after receiving a probe...
  • I wouldn't vote for Modi, have no particular affection for him or Rahul: Bhagwati 26-07-2013 01:32 AM

    Well-known economist Jagdish Bhagwati has criticised Amartya Sen saying he's the only economist to have hurt India's poor. Speaking to CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, Bhagwati said, "He's the one economist who hurt the poor twice. Whether he deserves the Bharat Ratna or not, that's not for me to decide."...
  • Why Jagdish Bhagwati is perhaps not correct

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    "I also believe that the Gujarat template is ideal: its people believe in accumulating wealth but they believe also in using it, not for self-indulgence...

  • I wouldn't vote for Modi, have no particular affection for him or Rahul: Bhagwati 25-07-2013 09:27 AM

    New Delhi: Well-known economist Jagdish Bhagwati has criticised Amartya Sen saying he's the only economist to have hurt India's poor. Speaking to CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, Bhagwati said, "He's the one economist who hurt the poor twice. Whether he deserves the Bharat Ratna or not, that's not for me...
  • US: Obama to name Jason Furman as chief economist 10-06-2013 04:39 PM

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate longtime adviser Jason Furman to be his new chief White House economist, an administration official said. Furman, who will replace economist Alan Krueger as chair of the White House's Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), has a Ph.D in economics from Harvard University...
  • Gujarat has made major contribution to India's growth: Modi 20-04-2013 02:54 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the development that took place in Gujarat over the last 12 years has contributed immensely to the growth of the nation. Speaking at an event, he said "they may like it or not but political pundits and economists have to accept...
  • How a student took on Harvard economists over errors and won 18-04-2013 01:31 PM

    New York: When Thomas Herndon, a student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst's doctoral program in economics, spotted possible errors made by two eminent Harvard economists in an influential research paper, he called his girlfriend over for a second look. As they poured over the spreadsheets Herndon had requested from...
  • Global inflation: the dog that won't bark 13-08-2011 11:41 AM

    London: An anorexic under doctor's orders to put on weight might fret unnecessarily about getting fat one day. Today's generally subdued inflation prompts similar worries. Surely the extraordinary steps central banks are taking to jump start growth will eventually push prices sharply higher, inflating away the debts hobbling the global...
  • US likely to lose top rating, economists say 28-07-2011 02:40 AM

    Washington: The United States will lose its top-notch AAA credit rating from at least one major rating agency, according to a Reuters poll that also found wrangling over the debt ceiling has already damaged the economy. A small majority of economists, 30 out of 53 surveyed over the past two...
  • Forbes India: The barefoot economist 21-12-2009 01:56 PM

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  • Know your PM: Manmohan Singh's profile 22-05-2009 12:44 PM

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  • India's inflation rate could be 10 pc: The Economist 26-05-2008 06:21 PM

    Bangalore: Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh admitted that Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s whirlwind 20-ball 51-run knock took the game away from them and praised the Chennai Super Kings for playing like the defending champions they are, in the IPL Eliminator on Wednesday. “Obviously, we are disappointed, but [we] cannot change the...
  • Experts apprehensive about farm credit waiver 01-03-2008 02:22 AM

    Johannesburg: South African captain Hashim Amla termed it as unfortunate that most of their players are busy in the Champions League but expressed confidence that new coach Gary Kirsten's non-imposing style will help the team to perform well against Australia next month. Thirteen South African players are currently playing in...
  • Citizen's Budget: What they want 26-02-2007 12:17 AM

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  • India is a flawed democracy: Survey 23-11-2006 10:43 AM

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  • Nobel winner Milton Friedman dies 17-11-2006 03:56 PM

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  • Politicos get 'F' in eco report card 06-11-2006 01:31 PM

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