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  • Investor-friendly India: How are India’s States Faring? A NCAER-PRI Dialogue

    Investor-friendly India: How are India's States Faring? A NCAER-PRI Dialogue NCAER organized an NCAER-PRI video-dialogue, the third in the series of an on-going dialogue with PRI. The theme of the dialogue was India’s investment climate and focused particularly on India’s states. PRI, the Policy Research Institute in Japan, is affiliated with the Japanese Ministry of Finance. The...   Read More

  • Measuring Money: Using Divisia Monetary Aggregates to avoid Policy Mishaps

    The inadequate availability of high-quality monetary and financial data has long been associated with misinformed policy decisions.  Conventional, simple-sum, money-supply measures are not adjusted to account for differences in the degree to which different assets actually serve as money.  Divisia measures, named after the early 20th century French economist, Francois Divisia, make proper adjustments based...   Read More

  • The Northeast Regional Workshop on Direct Benefit Transfer

    NCAER in collaboration with the DBT Mission, organized a one day  Northeast Regional Workshop on Direct Benefit Transfer in Imphal, Manipur. Apart from NCAER and the DBT Mission, the other stakeholders that participated in the workshop included the Unique Identification Authority of India, National Payments Corporation of India, Ministry of Finance, Reserve Bank of India,...   Read More

  • Malcolm Adiseshiah Mid-Year Review of the Indian Economy, 2016-17

    NCAER presented the 2016-17 Mid Year Review (MYR) of Indian Economy at this seminar held in New Delhi.  The MYR presents the most comprehensive, independent assessment of the Indian economy as the Indian Government and its Ministry of Finance begin preparation of the FY 2017-18 Union Budget. Dr Shekhar Shah opened the seminar delivering his opening...   Read More

  • Global Financial Stability in the Age of Low Growth and Interest Rates: What is New?

    A low-growth, low-rate era, accompanied by increased political and policy uncertainty, is creating many challenges for policymakers, banks, and corporates in all parts of the world. In this seminar, Dr Ratna Sahay, Acting Director of the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department, presented the key findings of the IMF’s October 2016 Global Financial Stability Report that analyses these...   Read More

  • Skilling India: India’s 3E Challenge of Education, Employability, and Employment

    As per the Census 2011 data, India has 730 million people in the age group of 15-59 years, which gives India an opportunity to reap a significant demographic dividend. The government’s skills development policy (2015) notes that India is “presently facing a dual challenge of a severe paucity of highly-trained, quality labour, as well as...   Read More

  • Training Workshop on proposed Impact Assessment Study of Digital India Land Records Modernization program (DI-LRMP)

    NCAER organized a training workshop for the proposed Impact Assessment Study of Digital India Land Records Modernization program (DI-LRMP), as a follow up to an earlier preparatory meeting held on 30 August, 2016. The workshop was conducted by Deepak Sanan who is the technical advisor for this proposed study and was chaired by Prof. D...   Read More

  • What does China`s Rebalancing Mean for the Rest of Asia?

    In recent years, China has moved to “rebalancing” its economy away from a dependence on exports and investment to increasing domestic consumption. What will a rebalanced China look like? What will the rest of the world, and Asia with a rebalanced China in it, look like? This seminar organised by NCAER addressed these issues with Dr...   Read More

  • Can India’s Financial Sector Finance Double-digit GDP Growth?

    In the week that will see a major change of guard at the Reserve Bank of India, and against the backdrop of a new monetary policy framework for India that is rapidly being put in place, NCAER organised a discussion with Dr Frederico Gil Sander (World Bank, New Delhi) based around the World Bank’s June 2016 India Development Update:...   Read More

  • India Human Development Survey-II Advisory Panel Meeting

    The fifth meeting of the Advisory Panel of the India Human Development Survey (IHDS-II), chaired by Pronab Sen, former Chairman, National Statistical Commission, was held at the NCAER Conference Room on August 11, 2016. The IHDS is the first large panel survey conducted jointly by the NCAER and University of Maryland for the same households...   Read More