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GST features contributing to GDP growth slowdown

5. October 2017 - 22:37
The formal voucher-based monthly reporting has dealt a death blow to the risk-sharing mechanism, underpinning the efficiency of the Indian retail supply chain as we know it

South Korea’s looming crisis

5. October 2017 - 22:30
In the 1990s, South Korea waited for matters to come to a head before responding; this time, it must nip the incipient crisis in the bud

The instrumental harms of inequality

5. October 2017 - 22:30
From monopolistic market structures to poor public health outcomes, inequality can cause harm in a number of domains of everyday living

Testing Europe’s resolve on failing banks

5. October 2017 - 22:30
The resolution of Banco Popular does not address all the doubts about the Single Resolution Board’s ability to handle a crisis

What the new cricket laws tell us

5. October 2017 - 22:30
The new cricket laws are a response to the innovations of T20, and the blurring lines of proper conduct on the field

Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon haunts Asia

5. October 2017 - 21:43
If Steve Bannon thinks the US can easily bend the global economy to its will, he’s dreaming

GST: How tax professionals can tap the digital goldmine

5. October 2017 - 21:40
Regulatory developments and corporate priorities of becoming a ‘digital’ enterprise have launched firms in India on a transformational journey of the tax function, too

Hasuri: The path to a smart village

5. October 2017 - 21:28
Dilip Tripathi, a businessman from Lucknow, used his personal savings of Rs20 lakh to transform Hasuri Ausanpur into Digital Hasuri

Why retailers must be omnipresent, all knowing and all wise

5. October 2017 - 21:16
The future of retail may no longer be about retail. It could be about being omniscient, omnipresent and always wise

Future of free speech

5. October 2017 - 20:48
Will states be able to accommodate the reality of changing communication technology without compromising freedom of expression?

India’s mobile ad outlook is sunny with a chance of rain

5. October 2017 - 9:25
India’s mobile advertising market is on a tear. But two problems threaten to take the sheen off: fraud, and uninstalls

Empirical talk

5. October 2017 - 6:38
The case for stimulus is stronger when fiscal deficits are small to begin with

The next rate cut is uncertain

5. October 2017 - 3:53
RBI will continue to watch the inflation trajectory for months before taking a call on the next rate cut, which can only happen if economic growth drops much below its annual projection

A hold on rate cuts, citing multiple risks; transmission sought to be improved

4. October 2017 - 22:26
RBI’s decision to hold the repo rate seems to have centred around three metrics, in order to ‘carefully manage…the juxtaposition of risks’

The road map to strategic giving

4. October 2017 - 22:04
There is a need for philanthropists to seek expert guidance that helps them navigate such questions and build an effective plan for their philanthropy

Do rural migrants favour class or caste in the city?

4. October 2017 - 21:29
Contrary to popular belief, migrant populations neither wholly retain nor completely discard their village-based ethnic ties

The philosophical case against inequality

4. October 2017 - 21:28
The works of John Rawls and Jean-Jacques Rousseau draw a strong link between justice and equality

No, the American dream isn’t being hoarded

4. October 2017 - 21:28
Instead of blaming the upper-middle class for hogging all the opportunities, create more opportunities

Women deserve a life on their own terms

4. October 2017 - 21:27
When BHU vice-chancellor G.C. Tripathi dismissed a case of molestation as ‘eve-teasing’, not only did he make light of a serious offence, he normalized such behaviour

The long and short of the Indian economy

4. October 2017 - 21:24
The implementation of the GST, which is a solid achievement, will improve but the swelling demand for input tax credit must draw the attention of fiscal hawks