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Economic Notes

Amongst the various measures initiated by the government since the middle of 2019 in response to the persistent depression in the domestic economy, the one that stands out as a radical reform measure....

If the size of government is measured by expressing total government receipts and expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) at market price, we would see that it has been reducing in....

For a long period, the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) of the 2004–05 series remained an outlier in comparison with the trends depicted by many other macroeconomic lead indicators. 1 One of the....

The manufacturing sector was singled out by commentators who discussed the new National Accounts Statistics (NAS 2011–12) series, as this sector showed accelerated growth since 2012–13, in sharp....

Based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI)-rural, India’s inflation in rural areas has been rising persistently at a higher rate than in urban areas since January 2015. Consumer inflation in rural areas....

In producing the new series, the Central Statistics Office with its rebased National Accounts Statistics has done a studious job of marshalling diverse sources of data and weaving them together into a....

The evolution of centre–state financial relations in India, euphemistically described as fiscal federalism, has been a fascinating story of the sociopolitical assertions made to correct vertical and....

India’s inflation, with diverging trends between Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and Consumer Price Index (CPI), has become an important issue of debate over recent months. As per the latest data....