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Costa Rican economist Rebeca Grynspan to head UN trade body

Rebeca Grynspan was nominated by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, known as UNCTAD.
Ibero-American Secretary-General (SEGIB) Rebeca Grynspan speaks during an interview with AFP in Madrid on April 13, 2021. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)
Ibero-American Secretary-General (SEGIB) Rebeca Grynspan speaks during an interview with AFP in Madrid on April 13, 2021. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)
Published on Jun 12, 2021 10:29 AM IST
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Pakistan business school cancels online lecture of noted economist

Back in September 2018, Atif Mian was asked to quit Imran Khan’s Economic Advisory Council within days of his appointment for being a member of the Ahmadiyya community.
In picture - A classroom at Islamabad Model College for Girls in Islamabad is being sanitized for reopening. Representational image.(AP)
In picture - A classroom at Islamabad Model College for Girls in Islamabad is being sanitized for reopening. Representational image.(AP)
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 12:57 PM IST
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Karachi | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C

The PM needs to listen to independent economists | Opinion

It does seem that the PM now chooses his advisers because they have agreed with him in the past. Isn’t there, therefore, a danger that they will feel obliged to read his mind before giving advice now, and that rather than being independent-minded, they will become committed?
When he first came to power, the PM did appear to listen to his economic advisors(REUTERS)
When he first came to power, the PM did appear to listen to his economic advisors(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 15, 2020 07:13 AM IST
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By Mark Tully

Budget 2020 can be ‘largely neutral for growth, inflation’, says economist

The government is expected to widen its fiscal deficit target for the year through March to 3.8% of gross domestic product from a planned 3.3%.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to outline fiscal steps that may include higher spending in rural areas and possible tax cuts when she delivers her second budget speech in New Delhi.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to outline fiscal steps that may include higher spending in rural areas and possible tax cuts when she delivers her second budget speech in New Delhi.
Updated on Feb 01, 2020 02:12 AM IST
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Bloomberg, New Delhi | By Vrishti Beniwal

Fall in democracy index painful: Congress

The party hit out the government, saying democracy has been eroded and democratic institutions debilitated under the “tukde tukde gang” in power, and this should alarm every Indian.
The Congress on Thursday said every proud Indian is hurt and deeply pained after finding that the country in the diminishing democracy category(ANI Photo)
The Congress on Thursday said every proud Indian is hurt and deeply pained after finding that the country in the diminishing democracy category(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 06:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

PM Modi meets economists on growth, jobs, $5 trillion economy

Sources said the Prime Minister took suggestions on boosting consumption and generating demand in the economy. Read on to know more...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file photo)
Published on Jan 09, 2020 02:28 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

I’m not predicting recession but...: Economist Paul Krugman at HT-MintAsia Leadership Summit

Top leaders of the world -- from policy makers in the fields of science, arts, technology & sports have come together at the summit to discuss the rise of Asia & the East, amidst the political and economic surge.
Economist Paul Krugman at the Ht-MintAsia Ledership Summit
Economist Paul Krugman at the Ht-MintAsia Ledership Summit
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 12:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Singapore | By HT Correspondent

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Sleeper Hit

India lover Ariana Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post, who set up the initiative Thrive Global to raise awareness about personal well-being, is all set to launch her first Thrive Global Leadership summit in Mumbai next month.
Ariana Huffington
Ariana Huffington
Updated on Aug 01, 2019 08:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Malavika Sangghvi

India has scope to boost budget without stoking inflation, says economist

The Reserve Bank of India has cut rates by 75 basis points so far this year to take the repurchase rate to a nine-year low of 5.75%.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will give her maiden budget speech on July 5 under pressure to spur growth from a five-year low.(PT File PhotoI)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will give her maiden budget speech on July 5 under pressure to spur growth from a five-year low.(PT File PhotoI)
Published on Jun 28, 2019 03:49 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By Anirban Nag

Ahead of Budget, PM Modi discusses macro blueprint with experts

Ahead of the Union budget for 2019-20, PM Narendra Modi on Saturday held a meeting with a group of 40 economists and industry experts organised by the government think-tank Niti Aayog.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Minister Piyush Goyal attends an interactive session with over 40 economists and other experts, organized by NITI Aayog, on the theme 'Economic Policy – The Road Ahead' in New Delhi on Saturday.(ANI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Minister Piyush Goyal attends an interactive session with over 40 economists and other experts, organized by NITI Aayog, on the theme 'Economic Policy – The Road Ahead' in New Delhi on Saturday.(ANI photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 11:54 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Budget: Govt announces pension cushion for workers in informal sector

In a move aimed at benefiting workers in India’s unorganised or informal sector, the interim budget announced the launch of a pension yojana ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ that can be availed by workers with monthly income upto Rs 15,000.
In a move aimed at benefiting workers in India’s unorganised or informal sector, the interim budget announced the launch of a pension yojana ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ that can be availed by workers with monthly income upto Rs 15,000.(AP FILE PHOTO)
In a move aimed at benefiting workers in India’s unorganised or informal sector, the interim budget announced the launch of a pension yojana ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ that can be availed by workers with monthly income upto Rs 15,000.(AP FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 02, 2019 12:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta

Indian-American Gita Gopinath joins IMF as its first female chief economist

Gopinath, 47, joined last week at a time, when she believes the world is experiencing a retreat from globalisation, posing challenges to multilateral institutions.
Prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath has joined as the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first woman to occupy the top post at the global lender.(HT Photo)
Prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath has joined as the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first woman to occupy the top post at the global lender.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 08, 2019 09:22 PM IST
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Washington | By Press Trust of India

India-born Gita Gopinath joins IMF as its first female chief economist

Gopinath, 47, joined last week and believes the world is experiencing a retreat from globalisation, posing challenges to multilateral institutions.
Gopinath succeeds Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld.(FILE PHOTO)
Gopinath succeeds Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld.(FILE PHOTO)
Published on Jan 08, 2019 12:44 PM IST
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Washington | By Press Trust of India

Loan waiver dole populism not a solution in Jaipur: Economists

The state’s outstanding liabilities are 27.57% of its Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP), already above the 25% limit set by the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act.
The previous BJP government in Rajasthan had announced waiver up to ~50,000 loan for 30 lakh farmers costing the state exchequer ~8,000 crore(HT File)
The previous BJP government in Rajasthan had announced waiver up to ~50,000 loan for 30 lakh farmers costing the state exchequer ~8,000 crore(HT File)
Published on Dec 22, 2018 02:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal

India must heed RBI’s message on financial stability, says IMF chief economist

Addressing a group of journalists in Washington on Sunday, he also said the International Monetary Fund does not want politicians “manipulating” central banks for political ends.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seal is pictured on a gate outside the RBI headquarters in Mumbai.(REUTERS)
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seal is pictured on a gate outside the RBI headquarters in Mumbai.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 10, 2018 02:08 PM IST
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Washington | By Press Trust of India

US economy slowdown going to be sharper, predicts IMF chief economist

The IMF has already revised downward its 2019 growth prediction for the US, to 2.5 percent from the 2.8 percent expected for this year.
IMF chief economist said the slowdown is going to be sharper probably in 2020 than in 2019.(AP)
IMF chief economist said the slowdown is going to be sharper probably in 2020 than in 2019.(AP)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 09:55 AM IST
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Washington | By Agence France-Presse

India’s growth under PM Narendra Modi ‘very solid’, says IMF chief economist

Noting that there has long been a legacy of corporate debt associated with bad infrastructure projects in India, Obstfeld said it has been very concentrated in banking system.
IMF’s Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld has said India’s growth under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been “very solid” over the past four years.(HT File Photo)
IMF’s Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld has said India’s growth under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been “very solid” over the past four years.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 07:47 AM IST
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Washington | By Press Trust of India

$130,000 prize offered for ‘radical ideas’ to solve UK’s weak economic growth

Crafting a solution to lacklustre U.K. economic growth could land someone a 100,000 pound ($130,000) prize in a new competition launched on Wednesday.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in London on October 31, 2018.(AFP)
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in London on October 31, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 12:48 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By Bloomberg

Harvard professor Gita Gopinath appointed chief economist of International Monetary Fund

Prof. Gita Gopinath currently serves as the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University.
Gita Gopinath is one of the world’s outstanding economists, an IMF statement said.(Photo: Twitter/@IMF)
Gita Gopinath is one of the world’s outstanding economists, an IMF statement said.(Photo: Twitter/@IMF)
Updated on Oct 01, 2018 09:15 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Another economist resigns from Pakistan advisory council over exclusion of Ahmadi scholar

London-based economist Imran Rasul has become the second member of the new Pakistan government’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to resign in protest against the exclusion of noted US-based academic Atif R Mian
Pakistani Islamists protest against an appointment of a minority Ahmadi Muslim as an adviser to the government, in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.(AP)
Pakistani Islamists protest against an appointment of a minority Ahmadi Muslim as an adviser to the government, in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.(AP)
Updated on Sep 08, 2018 11:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
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