Conversations @ IASCC

Home Public Policy Choices Research Publications Perspectives Conversations @ IASCC Conversations @ IASCC, updated May 8, 2020 We use the following frame work to Guide for Our Conversations. We will happy to have your views and perspective. Can India be the Next China in Manufacturing? in Telangana Today @ https://telanganatoday.com/can-india-be-the-next-china-in-manufacturing- The Indian Kirana store: Crouching Tiger,…

The Indian Economy: Making A Case for the Government to Play its Economic Role

Home Public Policy Choices Research Publications Analytical Studies Indian Economy Making a Case for the Government to Plays its Economic Role The Indian Economy: Making a Case for the Government to Play its Economic Role Indian Economy Making a Case for the Government to Plays its Economic Role On 14th February 2020, the International Monetary…

The Indian Growth Paradox: Disconcerting Divergence between Consumer Confidence and Industrial Outlook Surveys

Home Public Policy Choices Research Publications Analytical Studies The Indian Growth Paradox: Disconcerting Divergence between Consumer Confidence and Industrial Outlook Surveys The Indian Growth Paradox: Disconcerting Divergence between Consumer Confidence and Industrial Outlook Surveys Observations Summary A structural break in business’ assessment of current and the future business and economic conditions, i.e., post the discontinuity…

Do Steep Asset Price Increases destroy Markets? The Case of Housing Market in India

Home Public Policy Choices Research Publications Analytical Studies Do Steep Price Increases destroy Markets? Do Steep Price Increases destroy Markets? The Case of Housing Market in India In the housing market, we define affordability as the House Price to Income Ratio. The Reserve Bank of India in its Residential Asset Price Monitoring Survey, July 11,…

Essence of Frame Reflection: Distinguishing between Disagreement and Intractable Controversy

Home Public Policy Choices Research Publications Perspective Essence of Frame Reflection: Distinguishing between Disagreement and Intractable Controversy Essence of Frame Reflection: Distinguishing between Disagreement and Intractable Controversy I have put together this note to introduce the idea of ‘frame reflection’ and how it allows us to discover each other’s ‘frame of reference’ or ‘mental model’…

The Growth Paradox: Resolution through Change in ‘Frames for Choices’

Home Public Policy Choices Research Publications Analytical Studies The Growth Paradox: Resolution through Change in ‘Frames for Choices’ The Growth Paradox: Resolution through Change in ‘Frames for Choices’ Our inaugural Conclave last year had focused on making choices in a growth-constrained, information-age economy. Senior business and academic leaders had discussed about the structural and cyclical factors…

Government Spend, Economic Growth, Deficits and Inflation in India: An Analysis of Aggregates

Home Public Policy Choices Research Publications Analytical Studies Government Spend, Economic Growth, Deficits and Inflation in India: An Analysis of Aggregates Government Spend, Economic Growth, Deficits and Inflation in India: An Analysis of Aggregates India is a low-middle income country, with nearly 2/3rd of its population living in rural areas. It is a young country…

Analysis of Business Performance Practice

Home Organisation Choices Publications Analytical Studies Analysis of Business Performance Practice A business leader or a manager needs to review his or her business’ performance from market as well as organisational perspectives. Our approach to analysis of business performance covers the following 3 aspects: Market, includes reviewing the performance from customer and competitive perspective. Operational, includes the…

Managing Costs to Manage Growth & Profitability

Home Organisation Choices Research Publications Perspectives Managing Costs to Manage Growth & Profitability I consider managing cost to be as important as managing growth. Since costs are inputs for generating sales, we expect them to grow slower than sales. Only then the profitability, as measured by the margin on sales, will go up. In other words,…

Study of Economic Performance: A Case of India

Home Public Policy Choices Research Publications Analytical Studies Study of Economic Performance: The Case of India Economics is about earnings, consumption, savings and investment choices Macroeconomics studies aggregate values for many different variables in each of the above-mentioned areas. It is a study of level, structure and behaviour of aggregates, like any other variable of…