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Observations of EGROW Shadow MPC on RBIs MP on May 21, 2020

Lockdown Economics: Fiscal Policy during Pandemic Crises

Covid-19 updates

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Discussion on RBI's key announcements

Bad Bank

Will Doubling Spend Solve India's Healthcare Problems?

Decoding "Atmanirbhar Bharat"

आत्मनिर्भर भारत : 20 लाख करोड़ का पैकेज

Discussion on PM Modi's Rs 20 lakh crore relief package

Different strokes: A guide to lifting of lockdown, resuming production

Brick by brick: A revival plan for coronavirus-hit Indian economy, industry

Growth Implications of Pandemic

India in the red

लॉकडाउन और राज्यों के वित्तीय हालात

Urgent cures for Covid-19 economy (Podcast)

Urgent cures for Covid-19 economy

Corona pandemic presents the greatest opportunity for radical reforms

India may cap Covid deaths below 7,000, pandemic seen peaking in June

Coronavirus crisis: Govt must ensure food for all, prevent more people from falling into poverty

Covid-19 lockdown: Is there a road map for economic revival?

How COVID-19 will reset trade & commerce

Localising Globalisation

Jaan Bhi Jahaan Bhi

Impact of Covid-19 on the economy and the way forward

Tackling Covid-19 in Monsoon

India as new Destination for Global Business

Impact of Covid-19 on Indian economy

Intra-Country Spread of COVID and the role of Lockdowns

Intra-Country Spread of Corona Virus: Wo Index

Covid-19 may drag GDP growth down to 2.3%

Are we headed for lockdown 3.0?

Can India match Chinese success in post-Covid global economy?

Restoring Global Supply Chains

The Pandamic and The Nation

Coronavirus lockdown has slowed the spread of the deadly virus

कोरोना संकट: अर्थव्यवस्था की चुनौतियां और भविष्य

जान भी, जहान भी

Covid-19: An opportunity for battered banks to reinvent themselves

India takes a hit due to COVID-19 lockdown, What lies ahead?

Global Markets and Economy - The Big Picture

Post Covid World- Time to expand UNSC

Amid coronavirus gloom, a great opportunity beckons India

Open or not to Open the Lockdown?

'Lockdowns Are Costly But Govt's Hand Was Forced By Irresponsible Behaviour'

Covid-19: Enlist local bodies in fight against disease, hunger

Impoverished farmer and high product retail prices the new normal

MSME sector: Eight ways India can back its small enterprises

Impoverished farmer and high product retail prices the new normal

MSME sector: Eight ways India can back its small enterprises

An alternative safety regime for India after we lift the lockdown

Time to re-calibrate ‘India Vision 2020’

Socio-Spatial Distancing: Alternative to Lockdown

Implications of Pandemic & Consequent Economic Crisis: What to Do About It

This crisis is also an opportunity to radically transform economy

‘Good beginning by govt, RBI; but much more needs to be done’

Coronavirus: India should draw from past experience in fighting pandemics

Coronavirus outbreak: Farm sector will be the hardest hit

How To Handle Pandemic Crises?

Surviving Coronavirus scare: A wish list for Indian economy, industry

Where's The Plan To Tackle Eco Impact Of COVID-19

Effects of COVID -19 on Indian & Global Economy

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Post COVID-19 World - New Paradigms of National Security

COVID-19 has hit the world economy very badly. The production activities have now been suffering after aviation, travel and tourism. In most of the world, there is a lockdown and the IMF has expressed fears that there would be a recession in 2020. Already, parallels are being drawn with the global financial slowdown of 2008 and Great Depression of 1929.

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Covid 19: Arrival and Departure

Growth Implications of Pandemic: Indian Economy

Macroeconomics of Crisis


Lockdown Economics: Fiscal Policy during Pandemic Crises

Arvind Virmani
Download the paper in pdf … Introduction … There is a widespread misunderstanding of the economic nature of the lockdown and the effects of monetary and fiscal policy during a lockdown. This note attempts to clarify the different elements, so that correct policies can be devised, with reference to Indian lockdown. However, the analytical approach and several conclusions are equally applicable to…
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Covid 19: Arrival and Departure

Surjit BhallaArvind Virmani
Download the paper in pdf … Abstract … The SARS Corona Virus-2 originated in Wuhan, China and caused the disease classified by WHO as COVID-19. The virus has spread from China to the rest of the World. This paper analyses the differential speed of spread of the virus from China to different countries, i.e. it analyses the determinants of the inter-country transmission of the virus. Part two of…
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Growth Implications of Pandemic: Indian Economy

Arvind Virmani
Download the paper in pdf … Abstract … The novel Coronavirus has resulted in significant pressure on healthcare infrastructure of countries across the world. The most potent policy tool to address the healthcare emergency has been the choice of lockdowns and advocating for social distancing. Both policy tools come with substantial economic costs representing a trade-off between the optimal health…
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Macroeconomics of Crisis

Arvind Virmani
Download the paper in pdf … Introduction … Theoretically inclined Macro-economists think of an economy in terms of Growth Trends and Cycles, with latter showing peaks and troughs (recessions) of differing severity. The Global financial Crisis (GFC), which some refer to as the US financial Crisis reminded us of the possibility of a third possibility, Depressions, not seen since the Great…
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