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 for ways India can create new jobs.

Suggested readings:

Education, labour and agriculture reforms will usher in individual freedom by Manish Sabharwal.

Trends and forecasting of employment intensity of growth in India by Puttanaik and Nayak.

The employment elasticity of economic growth by Morén and Wändal.

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 …

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=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IVG5GbSppE7TLSuG’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] Podcasts are all about voices and conversations, but how did …

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=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IsNGHe7EDHF3LTQA’ 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 previous economic crisis. Is 5% growth for a …

Putting Stock in the Market

This is Episode 110 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/11014805/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” 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 …