Kaushik Basu

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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Must Stop Encouraging Harmful Tax Competitionto cut corporate tax rates and social contributions to improve their DB ranking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to cut corporate tax rates and social contributions to improve their DB ranking, contrary to what then Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu observed: "Raising [tax] allows developing countries to invest in education, health and infrastructure, and,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Why Raghuram Rajan may be in the running for Nobel prize for Economicsadvisor to the government. In 2012, he became the chief economic advisor to Ind
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
advisor to the government. In 2012, he became the chief economic advisor to India’s ministry of finance, succeeding Kaushik Basu. Rajan’s appointment as the 23rd governor of the Reserve Bank of India in 2013, was the next step in his... Read more
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asianage
Use huge reserves to revive the economywill have $300 billion in hand. How much can be freed from the other $300 billi
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
will have $300 billion in hand. How much can be freed from the other $300 billion for investment is now the big question. Kaushik Basu of the World Bank says India’s foreign reserves needn’t be more than the current account deficit (CAD), or about... Read more
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The Economic Times
There is a treasure chest Modi government can unlock and use for investment: Foreign reservesbillion in hand. How much money can be freed from the other $300 billion for i
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
billion in hand. How much money can be freed from the other $300 billion for investment is the big question now. Economist Kaushik Basu has said that India's foreign reserves need not be more than the current account deficit of about $80 billion.... Read more
18d
Business Standard India
Why Dooars is losing out to Assamese and other tea varietiesthe foothills of Darjeeling), the primary issue is depletion of soil quality an
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
the foothills of Darjeeling), the primary issue is depletion of soil quality and lack of investments by the garden owners. Kaushik Basu, secretary general at the Darjeeling Tea Association is of the opinion that years of negligence by garden owners... Read more
18d
Business Standard India
Alternative to note ban to tackle black moneythose are. I am including in this discussion the most eloquent and famous ones.
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
those are. I am including in this discussion the most eloquent and famous ones. Namely, Raghuraman Rajan, Arun Kumar and Kaushik Basu. I am trying to put together the alternatives they suggested directly or indirectly to achieve the same results... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reviving India's Economyrecapture its past rapid growth - and sustain it in the coming years. That outc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
recapture its past rapid growth - and sustain it in the coming years. That outcome would benefit not just India, but the entire global economy. Kaushik Basu, a former chief economist of the World Bank, is Professor of Economics at Cornell Universi... Read more

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