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Deepanshu Mohan

Deepanshu Mohan

Assistant Professor, Economicsdmohan@jgu.edu.in
Assistant Professor of Economics, OP Jindal University; Director, Centre for New Economics Studies; Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Carleton University

By Deepanshu Mohan

Why NEP may not be easy to implement

The 6% GDP annual expenditure on (higher) education sounds more 'ambitious'.

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How Covid has put education to its biggest test

The deeper value of in-class learning and the professor-student bonding is not likely to be substituted in entirety but can surely find a useful complimentary mechanism in the digital space.

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How the new Indian welfare state fails in addressing core social, economic and political concerns

It seems what we are currently witnessing is a metamorphic, amalgamated evolution of the new-and old welfare state.

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What social justice means in a deeply polarised landscape

Institutions or a rules-based order, without systemic cultivation of virtue-ethics in social-action, will see the meaning and delivery of justice as a temporal response to shared resentment.

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How women get a raw deal in pandemic

There is an urgent need to look into the critical aspects that make women extremely vulnerable to the social and economic effects of the crises.

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The government needs to bail out those who are hit hardest by Covid

As the nation enters almost the seventh week of the lockdown, one questions the government’s lack of effort to have a comprehensive economic (and health) strategy for the bottom half of India’s socio-economic class.

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Covid-19: Why Indian economy needs a comprehensive-complementary plan to recover

While one end of the C-C approach is a fiscal strategy for aiding an economy to recovery, the other end is a comprehensive public health response to the infected hotspots.

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How Covid-19 is changing the global economic landscape

Covid-19 is an unforeseen shock of such magnitude to the global economic landscape, that this has no historical precedent in recent memory that one can have a preexisting narrative to estimate its impact.

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The big picture on India-US trade deal

Being part of global value and supply chains remains critical for Indian firms to become more competitive over time and extract greater value.

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COVID-19 could hit the economy hard

China is the biggest source of intermediate products for India that is worth $30 billion a year.

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Economic Survey 2020: Promise for better employment and integration in global trade markets

Survey focuses on the government’s priority on labour-intensive employment and a greater reliance on reforms in agri-business and export segments.

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Why inflation is refusing to come down

Even if one were to assume vegetable prices would self-adjust, owing to 'seasonal' factors, one still needs to pay careful attention to other commodities like cereals and milk.

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Can National Infrastructure Pipeline revive the economy?

This announcement comes at a time when the government's fiscal position remains clogged.

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Should the Modi government be blamed for rising onion prices?

Over the last quarter, onion prices soured from around Rs 25-30 per kg to around Rs 120 per kg across major cities and semi-urban parts.

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After no to RCEP, India must avoid protectionism at all costs

Maybe India was correct in staying out of RCEP, but now it has a lot more work to do at home.

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How Nobel for Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer rewards curiosity

Over time, through the interventions of these economists, nations like India could change policy designs on improving delivery outcomes.

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Why Nirmala Sitharaman's tax cut announcement isn't a long-term solution

The approach to 'reform' has often included short-term measures that allow the economic car engine to start and push ahead faster but slow down eventually.

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Will Nirmala Sitharaman’s last-mile gambit pull the economy out of slump?

The ‘last-mile’ window, on the face of it, is likely to help provide the necessary funding for healthy housing projects. That won’t be enough.

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Budget 2019: Who won and who lost?

The Budget offers some limited positives with a vital few missing links, meriting a closer review.

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What is the true religion of a poet?

The poet's faith ought to be fluid and ever accommodating.

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