Tag - Economy

The Pakistani economy is in trouble, yet again

Our neighbor in the North West is yet again in a deep economic crisis. With foreign reserves at a historic low and the rupee losing its value by the day. Pakistan is yet again seeking a loan from the IMF. Will it go down the Bangladesh way? Will the World watch a nation with nukes to collapse? Links mentioned in the episode: Why world won’t let Pakistan go the Lanka way by Anupam...

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Ep. 623: Bangladesh – The New Miracle Economy?

Bangladesh’s per capita GDP has been on a rise as it emerges as the garment factory of the world. Has Bangladesh defied the received wisdom that countries outside East-Asia and Europe can’t have an export-led growth? Sarthak Pradhan and Apurva Kumar discuss the new miracle economy of Bangladesh and the factors that contributed to its growth story. Further readings: Noah Smith on Bangladesh’s...

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Ep. 78: नए कृषि कानून: आज़ादी या बोझ?

What do the recent changes in agricultural laws mean for farmers? Will these changes unshackle the agricultural sector or do the problems lie elsewhere? We discuss these questions and more with Gunwant Patil, leader of the Shetkari Sangathana Movement and a farmer himself. आजकल चल रहे कृषि आंदोलन के क्या कारण है? क्या यह कानून कृषि क्षेत्र में समृद्धि लाने में सक्षम है? इसी विषय पर ये पुलियाबाज़ी...

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Ep. 77: भारत में बैंकिंग: राजे-रजवाड़ों से उदारीकरण तक

In this second and final episode on India’s banking system, we pick up some more interesting strands of India’s monetary history. We are joined again by Amol Agrawal (@mostlyeconomics), Assistant Professor at Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University. In episode #75, Amol began with the Hundi system in India and ended at the nationalisation phase of 1969. In this episode, we find out...

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Land and Reforms in 2020

What land reforms are necessary in 2020 in India? How can we think about property rights, and a complicated legislative history and ground reality in India? Shekhar Shah and Pranab Ranjan Choudhury give host Pavan Srinath a masterclass on land and reform on Episode 142 of The Pragati Podcast. [iframe src=’; width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′...

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#65 भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था में जान कैसे फूंके?

[iframe src=’; width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] In this episode, we discuss India’s economic trajectory before, during, and after COVID-19 with Ajit Ranade, Senior Fellow at the Takshashila Institution. Ajit talks about the factors that derailed the Indian economy and suggests concrete...

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ಈ ಜಿ.ಡಿ.ಪಿ. ಅಂದ್ರೆ ಏನು? What is the GDP?

This is episode 25 of Thalé-Haraté, a weekly Kannada podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath, Surya Prakash BS and Ganesh Chakravarthi. [iframe src=”; height=”90″ width=”640] ಜಿ.ಡಿ.ಪಿ. (ಒಟ್ಟು ದೇಶೀಯ ಉತ್ಪಾದನೆ) ಬಹುಶಃ ದೇಶದ ಆರ್ಥಿಕ ಸ್ಥಿತಿ ಗತಿ ಯನ್ನು ವಿವರಿಸುವ ಅತ್ಯಂತ ಮೌಲ್ಯಯುತ ಅಳತೆಗೋಲು. ಭಾರತದ ಜಿ.ಡಿ.ಪಿ.ಯನ್ನು ಅಳೆಯುವ ವಿಧಾನವು ಸಂಶಯ ಮತ್ತು ವಿವಾದಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿಲುಕಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವಹಾಗಿದೆ. ಆದರೆ ನಾವು ಮೊದಲು ಜಿ.ಡಿ.ಪಿ...

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What’s up With the Economy?

What does our economy look like today? Vivek Kaul joins Amit Varma in episode 66 of The Seen and the Unseen, as they talk about Air India, cash shortages, the jobs crisis and other such miscellanea.

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