Interpreting India

Analyzing India's Fiscal Trends with Pinaki Chakraborty

Episode Summary

Pinaki Chakraborty, Director NIPFP, joins Carnegie India's Suyash Rai to analyze India’s fiscal responses to the pandemic. Together, they assess how India’s fiscal policy to tackle the pandemic has fared so far. What fiscal measures may be taken to boost economic output? What are some of the prominent obstacles likely to hinder these efforts?

Episode Notes

Pinaki Chakraborty, Director NIPFP, joins Carnegie India's Suyash Rai to analyze India’s fiscal responses to the pandemic. Together, they assess how India’s fiscal policy to tackle the pandemic has fared so far. What fiscal measures may be taken to boost economic output? What are some of the prominent obstacles likely to hinder these efforts?

Further Reading: 

GST in India: Simple Tax in a Complex Federal System by Pinaki Chakraborty

State Finance Commissions: How successful have they been in Empowering Local Governments? by Pinaki Chakraborty

Many good things in Budget 2021. But wait for Modi govt to show its will, capability by Suyash Rai