Economic Studies
US Treasury Securities: Why holding US Debt matters in East Asia

Being an exports-driven and a high trade-to-GDP region, East Asia has more often than not used monetary instruments to affect favorable exchange rates. Depreciated exchange rates have been vital in ensuring the competitiveness of exports and a pos....

Japan and Africa: The Role of ‘TICAD’

Background of Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD): A Pioneering Initiative

Africa has been an important world region for Japan's trade and investment. Except for the development of raw material su....

Post-Demonetisation – The Way Forward

On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook the economy by the scruff of its neck with his decision to demonetise more than 85 per cent of the Indian currency (by value) then in circulation. The announcement, televised live to the nati....

De-monetisation: The Balance Sheet – ‘Vimarsha’ with Shri S Gurumurthy

The Vivekananda International Foundation held its monthly ‘Vimarsha’ on 12 December 2016 with eminent thinker and economist, Shri S Gurumurthy, widely acclaimed as a champion of ‘economic nationalism’ in India. A....

घूसखोरी और काले धन के खिलाफ मोदी का साहसिक संग्राम

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने 1,000 रुपये और 500 रुपये के नोटों की कानूनी मान्यता 8 नवंबर, 2016 की आधी रात ....

Demonetization: Restoring Probity in public Life

The dramatic announcement by the Prime Minister on the 08-11-2016 regarding De-monetising Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes from the midnight of the same day has electrified the national mood and has altered the paradigm of public life. All black money is ....

Modi’s daring War on Bribery and Black Money

The stunning announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that from midnight of November 8, 2016, the presently circulating currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denominations will cease to be legal tender is the boldest attack on the scourge of black....

BRICS 2016: An Analysis

The 8th BRICS Summit was held in Goa from 15-16 October 2016. The theme of the summit was “Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions”. On 16 February 2016, India took over as the President of BRICS. This is second chance ....

उत्तर-दक्षिण पारगमन गलियारा

पारगमन गलियारे (ट्रांजिट कॉरिडॉर) ईरान की भौगोलिक स्थिति और भारत के साथ उसकी निकटता रूस तथा ....

ब्राजील, रूस, भारत, चीन और दक्षिण अफ्रीका (ब्रिक्स) समूहीकरणः कुछ विचार

15/16 अक्टूबर को गोवा में ब्रिक्स शिखर सम्मेलन की पूर्व संध्या पर संभावित बल और समूह के अंतर्निहित....

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