ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Technology Means Less Work

Due to the sort of changes taking place in contemporary technology, more processes are being automated, thereby requiring less labour. This time the change is not simply the move away from labour-intensive to capital-intensive techniques. Even in already capital-intensive businesses, the...

Grow Slow, But Steady

Grow Slow, But Steady If history has anything to teach us, then we should not ignore Raghuram Rajan’s recent warning of the world slipping into a 1930s-type Depression, albeit for altogether different reasons. The possibility of the repeat of 1930s Great Depression cannot be negated if one...

Rupee Falls, Exports Rise?

In the wake of the free fall of the Indian rupee versus the dollar, academic discussions on depreciation and its pros and cons have taken centre stage. In this context I would like to point out an egregious error committed by the writers and contributors on this topic while explaining the direct...

Appropriate Budget

LETTERS Issn 0012-9976 Ever since the first issue in 1966, EPW has been India’s premier journal for comment on current affairs and research in the social sciences. It succeeded Economic Weekly (1949-1965), which was launched and shepherded by Sachin Chaudhuri, who was also the founder-editor of EPW...

Money and Finance

Full applause to Prabhat Patnaik (“On Some Foundational Issues in the Theory of Money”, EPW, 15 January) for enlightening the readers about various theoretical issues associated with the long tradition of the evolution of theories of money. In this age of “financialisation” of the economy, there is...
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