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Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020
Roshan Kishore

Roshan Kishore


Roshan Kishore is a journalist with Hindustan Times in New Delhi. He focuses on political economy issues with a data-driven approach.

articles by Roshan Kishore (367 results)
Aug 12, 2020 03:59
There is also the question of whether the recovery is merely sequential – current month over previous month – or strong enough to prevent an annual contraction from the second quarter onwards. read more
Aug 09, 2020 19:00
It lacks ideological conviction on secularism, and the political imagination to defend it read more
Aug 06, 2020 23:51
Today, August 7, marks 30 years of the implementation of the B. P. Mandal Commission’s recommendations by the V P Singh-led National Front government. read more
Aug 04, 2020 23:51
The report, prepared by the department of economic affairs, is based on economic indicators until June. read more
Aug 03, 2020 23:59
Most high-frequency indicators for July suggest that not only was economic activity in July slower than the year-ago level, but that even a sequential recovery seen in May and June may have been interrupted. read more
Aug 02, 2020 00:41
The NSO released the findings of 2017-18 survey on Social Consumption of Education in India last month. A comparison with a similar 2014 report shows that management and engineering courses have seen biggest proportionate fall in share of students. read more
Aug 01, 2020 06:20
Students from the richest 20% of the society are seventeen times more likely to be studying law than those from the poorest 20%. read more
Jul 28, 2020 23:59
Terms of trade will be in favour of agriculture if prices of agricultural goods are rising at a faster pace than that of non-agricultural goods. This need not be consistent with reasonable food prices for consumers. read more
Jul 28, 2020 23:55
I think the developed economy stimulus has been very-very large. But the key focus has to be on the health curve. The US is still not doing that great, said Viral Acharya on his reading of global economy. read more
Jul 25, 2020 06:32
Real growth rate calculations take into account value of production at constant prices. The constant price method is necessary to ensure comparability across time periods. Day to day purchasing power, and therefore demand, is more likely to be a function of current or nominal incomes. read more
Jul 23, 2020 03:40
India’s political economy landscape has two basic contradictions. Agriculture produces less than 15% of the GDP, but employs more than 40% of workers. And just a little over fifty million of India’s 400 million workers pay income taxes. read more
Jul 17, 2020 12:16
Exports are demand for domestic goods by foreign buyers, whereas imports constitute a leakage of domestic incomes on foreign goods, and the surplus -- the difference between the two -- turning positive is usually good news. read more
Jul 17, 2020 12:04
The Covid-19 pandemic has extracted a significant economic cost from India’s already stressed economy. read more
Jul 16, 2020 02:48
An HT analysis based on the latest Sample Registration System (SRS), National Sample Survey and Covid-19 testing statistics suggest otherwise. It tells us why a state like Bihar is more likely to fail to detect Covid-19 infections and deaths than a place like Delhi or Kerala. read more