Kiran Nanda

Kiran Nanda is an economist, and a former director of Economic Research & Training Foundation.

Stories By Kiran Nanda

On the economic front, India’s glass is half-full despite challenges, writes Kiran Nanda

On the economic front, India’s glass is half-full despite challenges, writes Kiran Nanda

The emergence of the second Covid wave and localised lockdowns could, however, pose risks to our growth

Effective & timely implementation of the Budget should be the topmost priority, writes Kiran Nanda

Effective & timely implementation of the Budget should be the topmost priority, writes Kiran Nanda

The Budget clearly reflects the fact that this government is unafraid to be different and change its mindset towards growth, solely to ai...Read More

Budget 2021: More of a directional Budget; fulfils hopes but runs short on fears

Budget 2021: More of a directional Budget; fulfils hopes but runs short on fears

The Budget is, indeed, positive for the economy, meeting broadly the expectations. It has opened numerous opportunities for domestic and ...Read More

It's Advantage India on the eve of Budget '21-'22, writes Kiran Nanda

It's Advantage India on the eve of Budget '21-'22, writes Kiran Nanda

The impact of the pandemic on India has undoubtedly been devastating, in terms of loss of income and jobs, but in retrospect, proved adva...Read More

As India becomes more competitive, 
it must not shy from joining the RCEP, says Kiran Nanda

As India becomes more competitive, it must not shy from joining the RCEP, says Kiran Nanda

By being an integral part of the RCEP, India will be better able to understand China, and thereby, could adopt a policy of cooperative co...Read More

Farm liberalisation still 
has a long way to go

Farm liberalisation still has a long way to go

Politics and vested interests keep agriculture from living the 1991 Eureka moment. The farm bills have put agricultural reforms on auto-p...Read More

E-commerce races ahead despite odds

E-commerce races ahead despite odds

Covid proved the black swan event that gave it a massive fillip, with 'work from home' (WFH) gaining prominence. Globalisation has given ...Read More

When will there be a full-fledged economic recovery? Depends

When will there be a full-fledged economic recovery? Depends

Predicting a definite pattern seems difficult, as many uncertainties prevail -- like, how soon will an effective vaccine be discovered, h...Read More

Recast globalisation and nationalism

Recast globalisation and nationalism

These are the most unprecedented and uncertain times we have ever had to face. Historically, pandemics have been portals for extraordinar...Read More

coronavirus

We all are passing through an economic as well as health emergency

COVID-19 outbreak, which emerged suddenly and quickly spread-out across nations has caused serious, uncertain and unprecedented times. Th...Read More

Best time for India to take advantage of the trade skirmishes between USA and China

Best time for India to take advantage of the trade skirmishes between USA and China

The trade skirmishes between the USA and China have been going on for last three years, which have negatively affected trade relations be...Read More

Budget 2020: Coherent economic game plan expected

Budget 2020: Coherent economic game plan expected

Indian economy is in an undeniable slowdown mode, which is specific and not associated with either high inflation or falling Sensex or se...Read More

BPCL

Strategic disinvestment push is must for gaining competitiveness

BPCL’s strategic disinvestment by March 31 is crucial to the government achieving its FD target of 3.3% of GDP. Blue chip PSUs - IOC and ...Read More

Quick diligence, to benefit from USA-China trade friction thaw

Quick diligence, to benefit from USA-China trade friction thaw

These for the time being, have hopefully subsided, thanks to the phase one trade deal between the two powers expected to be signed early ...Read More

RCEP retreat is a pause, not a stop

RCEP retreat is a pause, not a stop

India’s decision to stay out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal for the time being has inadvertently proved u...Read More

Accentuate economic potential

Accentuate economic potential

New technologies developing fast. Labour market groping for a new normal affected by disruptions pertaining to global competition and str...Read More

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