India’s GDP Debate: What Explains Reduced Growth Rates Under the UPA?
-R. Nagaraj How correct was it for the Central Statistics Office to have selectively used contested methods for preparing the back series data? Read More
Bihar worst in nutrition: Expert
Prof Chand made the remark at a consultative workshop on ‘Agriculture, food security and nutrition in Bihar’ organized by the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) and Institute for Human Development (IHD)-Delhi at a city hotel on … Read more
MPC member Ravindra Dholakia questions new GDP series methodology
The Reserve Bank of India has maintained its full-year growth forecast at 7.4 percent, while flagging risks from high oil prices and trade tensions turning into a currency war. Read more
Does India's New Series GDP Data Overestimate Manufacturing Output?
The new series GDP data has been mostly replaced with corporate financial data for estimating manufacturing value-added, resulting in manufacturing assuming a higher share in India’s GDP and growing at a faster rate compared to the older series. Read more