Tag - Indian Economy

Ep. 707: India’s Jobless Growth

India’s economy has grown at 7% on average over the last thirty years, but employment elasticity has been constantly declining from 0.4 to 0.087. This number is significantly lower than the US (0.64) and Northern Europe (0.51). How can India increase employment elasticity? In this episode, Aarushi Kataria and Sridhar Krishna draw on ideas from Takshashila’s 20 Million Jobs project to look...

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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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Voicing India (Rebroadcast)

As podcasting in India gets into a new gear in 2020, host Pavan Srinath talks to pioneering voice artists Shammi and Dishant Narang share their personal journey and the evolution of India’s voice industry, on The Pragati Podcast. [iframe src=’; width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’]...

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Getting Back to Economic Growth

Anupam Manur talks to Pavan Srinath about India’s falling economic growth and how to get back on track on Episode 128 of The Pragati Podcast.  [iframe src=’; width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] India’s economic growth dips below 5% per annum again, less than a decade after the...

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The Indian Economy in 2019

Alongside much social unrest, the Indian economy went to hell in 2019. Vivek Kaul joins Amit Varma in episode 153 of The Seen and the Unseen to survey the damage, and to demystify the rubble.

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Putting Stock in the Market

This is Episode 110 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath. [iframe src=”; height=”90″ width=”640] What is happening in India’s stock markets right now? How do the stock markets interact with the real Indian economy? Deepak Shenoy joins Pavan Srinath on Episode 110 of The Pragati Podcast to help us make sense of what is happening in India right now. The...

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