Economic Studies
'Self-reliant India' is a Dynamic Concept, it will never remain static

When asked if India should woo companies currently involved in China, Gurumurthy said: In my view, India should just create the ecosystem in which those who want to leave China will look at us as the first option. China cannot blame India for someone....

Leveraging COVID-19 for a Better Tomorrow

As we are about to enter lockdown 4.0 it is an opportune moment to evaluate how India has handled the Covid-19 challenge so far, to assess the evolving situation both in terms of the progression of the disease and its ramifications, and to contemplat....

COVID-19 Paves the Way for a Cashless Economy in China

Governments worldwide are at the time engaged in containing COVID-19 and have either initiated unprecedented lockdowns or following strict social distancing protocols for public safety and prevent community transmission. The World Health Organisation....

The Dichotomy of Economic Imperative and Security Dilemma: The Chinese Telecom Companies in India

The outbreak and spread of Covid-19 and Chinese government’s failure to share its timely information to the outside world have raised question mark about the transparency of the communist regime there. Concomitantly, it has also raised the securit....

Coronavirus Speeded Pace of Change for India

Since the lockdown started in India, all along the clock, there has been constant chatter on coronavirus, be it on TV, internet or conversations at home. There is a high degree of pessimism and confusion on how the pandemic would resolve itself and t....

Covid-19: Can it be the Sputnik Moment for India?

History often tells us that the best in you comes out in the worst of circumstances. At times devastations caused both by man and nature has impelled people and nations to rebuild from the ruins. There is no dearth of instances when people have rise....

Covid-19 and Indian Economy

Epidemic is inversely proportional to economic enterprise and growth in any country. Likewise, any pandemic has a penchant to puncture the global economic growth. Corona virus will lead to recession and economic collapse if corrective measures with r....

Achieving Global Competitiveness-Improving Ease of Doing Business

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on ‘Achieving Global Competitiveness-Improving Ease of Doing Business’ on 14 February 2020. Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, opened the floor by laying the purpose ....

Interaction with Dr Anantha Nageswaran on Union budget 2020-21

The Vivekananda International Foundation recently organized a talk by Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran on the Union Budget 2020-21 and the macroeconomic challenges that the country faces. Dr. Nageswaran is a member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisor....

Vimarsha: Panel Discussion on Political Stability and Transformation of Union Budget

A special edition of Vimarsh was organized on Political Stability and Transformation of Union Budget at the Vivekananda International Foundation on February 15, 2020. The public event which marked the launch of the newly set-up VIF Centre for ....

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