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Economist Rajiv Kumar is new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog

Rajiv Kumar, who holds a DPhil in economics from Oxford and a PhD from Lucknow University, is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR).

 

Educationist Dilip Kumar Barua dead

Noted educationist, economist, litterateur and quizmaster Dilip Kumar Barua died here on Friday after a brief illness, his family sources said.

Fiscal deficit target of 3% for 2017-18 stiff at this juncture: Crisil

Fiscal deficit target of 3% for 2017-18 stiff at this juncture: Crisil

Fiscal deficit target of 3 per cent for 2017-18 looks difficult as the debt dynamics of the country show "stickiness", rating agency Crisil said on Saturday.

 Cyrus Mistry: The man who once replaced Ratan Tata

Cyrus Mistry: The man who once replaced Ratan Tata

The Economist has described him as "the most important industrialist" in both India and Britain.

IMF names White House official as chief economist

The International Monetary Fund named Maurice Obstfeld, one of US President Barack Obama`s top economic advisers, as its new chief economist on Monday.

'Make in India for India' makes more sense: OECD

'Make in India for India' makes more sense: OECD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' plan should give priority to the big domestic market that is ready to spend, OECD Chief Economist Catherine L Mann said Thursday.

Elections, bankruptcy, bank runs: The (unlikely) scenario of a `Grexit`

A government which refuses to pay its debts, bank runs and investors fleeing: that is what a Greek exit from the euro, or a `Grexit`, would look like according to economists, although most still believe it is unlikely.

French unemployment hits new record

Unemployment in France hit a new record in September, with official statistics published showing 3.43 million people claimed jobless benefits.