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How To Cook Like An Economist! Interview With Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nov 29, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in conversation with Outlook about his book ‘Cooking to Save Your Life’.

IMF Chief Economist Geeta Gopinath To Quit Work And Go Back To Harvard

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The 49-year-old prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath will return back to prestigious Harvard University’s Economics Department.

Three US-Based Economists Receive Nobel Prize For Economics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the three economists have “completely reshaped empirical work in the economic sciences.”

Covid Impact: UK Inflation Hits 2.1%

Jun 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Inflation accelerated to 2.1 per cent in the 12 months through May from 1.5 per cent in April, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday.

A Tribute To Dr Tajamul Haque

Though the global fraternity recognised him as an agriculture economist and land policy expert, his empathy with small farmers distinguished him from other domain experts.

24 January, 2020

PM Modi, BJP 'Endangering World's Biggest Democracy': The Economist

Outlook Web Bureau

The article in The Economist titled “Narendra Modi stokes divisions in the world’s biggest democracy”, says India’s 200m Muslims fear the prime minister is building a Hindu state.

08 December, 2019

India In Growth Recession, Extreme Centralisation Hurting Economy: Raghuram Rajan


Raghuram Rajan said the Modi government has shown "surprising timidity" when it comes to unfinished reforms on the business environment, land acquisition, labour and the role of the public sector.

12 June, 2019

Raghuram Rajan Among Contenders For Bank Of England Governor Post: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Raghuram Rajan, who served as the 23rd Governor of RBI between 2013 and 2016, is the only outsider among the top contenders for the job

01 February, 2019

Budget 2019: Economists Say Dole-Outs Will Boost Consumption But Warn About Fiscal Math

Outlook Web Bureau

'Both the measures in regard to tax exemption and basic income for the poor farmers are significantly consumption positive,' private sector lender Yes Bank chief economist Shubhada Rao said.

02 October, 2018

IMF Appoints Gita Gopinath As Chief Economist

Outlook Web Bureau

She currently serves as the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University.

25 September, 2017

Bibek Debroy To Head PM's 5-Member Economic Advisory Council

Outlook Web Bureau

Terms of reference of the EAC would be to "analyse any issue, economic or otherwise, referred to it by the prime minister and advising him thereon,"


15 August, 2017

Economist Jean Dreze Forced To Cut Short Speech On 'Growing Communalism' After Furore By Jharkhand Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

Dreze was speaking at an event organised by a Hindi daily, where he commented on the functioning of saffron organisations like Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh (RSS).

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz