Ila Patnaik The Indian Express Group

Ila Patnaik-

Can't figure it away

Tuesday 12 February '13

Arguing over GDP numbers won’t convince investors. Government must focus on fiscal correction
Right hand, left hand

Tuesday 5 February '13

Government hasn’t thought cash transfers through. Food security bill adds to the confusion
Bank for the buck

Thursday 24 January '13

We need to consider policy options to give India a more competitive banking system
A finer balance

Thursday 10 January '13

Raising import duties is not the way out of the balance of payments problem
It’s Delhi’s move

Thursday 27 December '12

Don’t let bureaucracy or politics of reciprocity hold back trade with Pakistan
Open and shut

Thursday 13 December '12

FDI in retail will bring competition to non-tradable services, and make Indian firms globally competitive
Identify this

Monday 3 December '12

Financial justification for Aadhaar doesn’t require it to cover entire population or have multiple uses
Growing pains

Friday 16 November '12

Clarify policy and ease bottlenecks to spur investment
Governance 2.0

Wednesday 7 November '12

The next set of reforms should focus on regulation
One head is better than many

Tuesday 16 October '12

A single financial regulator, rather than sectoral ones, is what India needs
What is regulation for?

Thursday 4 October '12

We need financial regulation to protect consumers while fostering innovation
In the mood for reform

Monday 17 September '12

Now the government must outline path of fiscal correction, put investment back on track
Sovereign warning

Friday 7 September '12

Why India can ill afford a ratings downgrade
The emerging slowdown

Friday 31 August '12

From India to China, growth models must adjust to a darkening global outlook
North un-Block

Wednesday 8 August '12

With investors wary of Delhi’s promises, restoring faith in the India story will be tough
Smoke and numbers

Tuesday 31 July '12

Lesson from Libor: India too needs independent oversight of data collection
Towards climate change

Thursday 19 July '12

A slow trickle of reforms won’t do. Nor can government follow a policy of ‘do no harm’
Losing the balance

Friday 6 July '12

Fixing exchange rates only tackles the symptoms of the brewing BoP crisis
Cut can hurt

Thursday 21 June '12

If RBI has kept the interest rates unchanged, it is to cushion the volatile rupee
Step out of the way

Wednesday 13 June '12

RBI should let firms manage their currency risks, given the rupee’s volatility


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