Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021


Abhijit Banerjee: Cook Like An Economist!

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

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh