All stories by Arvind Subramanian
Is The Economy Growing Or Slowing?Rediff.com18 Sep 2023
A careful reading of the national income accounts suggests that after a strong recovery from the pandemic, there has been a significant ebbing of dynamism over the last three quarters to more modest levels recently, note Arvind Subramanian and Josh Felman.
Aristotle Would Have Envied IvanRediff.com8 Jun 2023
'I think my first obsessive, possessive and only half-requited -- as we would joke -- 'love' was Ivan. I saw him first slouching down the corridor of St Stephen's College nearly 50 years ago and was instantly smitten (as was everyone else around him).'
India becoming a Global Chess SuperpowerRediff.com1 Sep 2021
Since 2012, 44 Indians have been anointed as grandmasters -- the highest achievement in chess, points out Arvind Subramanian, economist and former chief economic adviser to the government.
GST needs a political fix, not a legal oneRediff.com10 Sep 2020
This is a moment when the leaders at the Centre and states must show true leadership for the sake of the country. And it is the top political leaders, not attorney generals or bureaucrats, who should be sitting together and settling this thorny issue of compensation, says Arvind Subramanian, former Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India.
Universal Basic Income? Telangana has the answerRediff.com24 Jul 2018
Telangana's Rythu Bandhu policy is an embryonic UBI, or rather embryonic QUBI (a quasi-universal basic income, pronounced Kyoo-Bee). And it could potentially also be the future of agricultural policy in India, says Arvind Subramanian.
Doubly blessed are we to be alive in the Roger-Rafa eraRediff.com28 Jun 2018
'We are truly blessed to bear witness to the divine talents of, and scarcely human displays put on by, Roger Federer and his bromance buddy, rival, nemesis and plausible co-claimant to GOAT ('greatest of all time') status, Rafael Nadal,' says Arvind Subramanian, who steps down as chief economic adviser to the Government of India in September.
If the GST has to really work...Rediff.com5 Apr 2017
The GST has been a great achievement, but it does suffer from weaknesses, says Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian.
Why RBI needs to monitor liquidity carefullyRediff.com6 May 2016
the RBI will need to fulfil its April 4 pledge to avoid liquidity shortages.
Decoding Budget with the Chief Economic AdviserRediff.com1 Mar 2015
The Budget would preserve macro-economic stability.
Are India's tactics against the WTO pact sensible?Rediff.com30 Jul 2014
India is threatening to block the World Trade Organization (WTO)'s trade facilitation agreement (TFA) reached at Bali last year unless its agricultural policies are permanently excluded from multilateral scrutiny.
Need of the hour: Reform in public sector banks will ensure growthRediff.com13 Mar 2014
Privatising public sector companies would have encountered significant opposition from their managers as well as from strong unions.