NCAER in the News

Opinion: Nijara Deka and Palash Baruah. To maximise India’s youth-driven economic potential, it must boost women’s participation in labour force The often-quoted expression “demographic dividend” connotes the potential economic growth that can result from shifts in a population’s age structure. It implies the economic benefits resulting from a larger share of the working-age population. Changes...   Read More

Highlights

  • Business Confidence Index remain stable in Q3: Economic think tank NCAER

    While sentiments regarding production domestic sales exports imports of raw materials pre-tax profits and costs either have remained the same or have shown marginal improvement during the quarter. The business sentiment in the country remained largely unchanged growing by just 0.6% during the quarter ended December a survey by economic thinktank NCAER has found. "NCAER's...   Read More

  • New GDP numbers: No final word yet

    Temporary dissonance is inevitable but that is no reason to give up constantly updating our compilation systems. The release of industry-wise Gross Value Added (GVA) at basic prices rather than industry-wise GDP at factor cost is part of the effort to streamline our numbers with international standards. (Reuters) Third quarter GDP numbers will be out...   Read More

  • Indian economy likely to grow at 7.4% in FY16: NCAER

    NEW DELHI: Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal despite weak performance of agriculture sector due to poor monsoon NCAER said. The GDP growth rate forecast is 7.4 per cent for 2015­2016 and 2016­17 the economic policy think­tank said in a report. According to the National Council of Applied Economic...   Read More

  • India Ratings pegs Q3 GDP growth at 7.6%

    The economy is likely to grow by 7.6% in the October-December quarter of the current fiscal the fastest pace of expansion in five quarters according to India Ratings. India Ratings said growth may have ticked higher in the third quarter by 7.6% compared to 7.4% in the second quarter of this fiscal. “Growth is likely...   Read More

  • Indian economy likely to grow at 7.4 pc in FY16: NCAER

    Indian Economy is expected to grow at 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal despite weak performance of agriculture sector due to poor monsoon NCAER said. The GDP growth rate forecast is 7.4 per cent for 2015-2016 and 2016-17 the economic policy think-tank said in a report. According to the National Council of Applied Economic...   Read More

  • Indian economy likely to grow at 7.4 per cent in FY16: NCAER

    New Delhi: Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal despite weak performance of agriculture sector due to poor monsoon NCAER said. The GDP growth rate forecast is 7.4 per cent for 2015 2016 and 2016-17 the economic policy think-tank said in a report. According to the National Council...   Read More

  • Better safe than sorry

    At the C D Deshmukh Memorial Lecture organised last week by the National Council of Applied Economic Research its director Shekhar Shah had an awkward moment when his voice cracked during his address. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan came to Shah's rescue by walking up to him and offering him a glass...   Read More

  • Stay on fiscal consolidation path, cautions Rajan

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday backed fiscal consolidation over "aggressive" policies to boost economic growth as the finance ministry grapples with a dilemma between economic stability and growth ahead of the Budget. Delivering the C D Deshmukh memorial lecture at the National Council of Applied Economic Research in New Delhi he...   Read More

  • Never doubted new GDP numbers, says Raghuram Rajan

    NEW DELHI: A day after stating that "there are problems with the way we count GDP" RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said he has never raised doubts over the GDP numbers and they are broadly correct.   "It was not anything about new GDP numbers or the way GDP is calculated. I think it's broadly correct"...   Read More

  • Rajan warns against straying from fiscal consolidation path

    During global turmoil macroeconomic stability should not be risked Ahead of the Budget Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday cautioned against deviation from the fiscal consolidation path which he said could hurt macroeconomic stability. During the global turmoil macroeconomic stability should not be risked and both the government and the central bank...   Read More