Articles about Arvind Subramanian

One of the best economists to come out of India, Arvind Subramanian is considered as one of the best minds when it comes to development economics. Born June 7, 1995, in Chennai, Subramanian played a major role in India’s economics as the Chief Economic Advisor to the Government during his tenure from 2014 to 2018. Subramanian completed his graduation in economics from Delhi’s St. Stephen’s College. After an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, he obtained M.Phil and D.Phil from the University of Oxford. His global stature grew during his time at the International Monetary Fund. As one of the world’s top minds in South Asian economics, Subramanian taught in Harvard’s Kennedy School, John Hopkins’ H. Nitze School, and Brown University. Foreign Policy magazine listed him in the world’s top 100 global thinkers in 2011. When Raghuram Rajan left the post of Chief Economic Advisor in 2013, he came to fill the void in 2014. As the Chief Economic Advisor, he played a major role in diagnosing India’s twin balance-sheet issue. He also tried to revamp the Annual Economic Survey during his tenure.

18 Mar 2021

After PB Mehta's exit, economist Arvind Subramanian quits Ashoka University

Economist Arvind Subramanian has resigned as professor from Ashoka University, days after noted columnist and political commentator Pratap Bhanu Mehta's exit.

12 Jun 2019

Ex-CEA says India's GDP was 'overestimated', Modi's panel plans rebuttal

An explosive paper written by former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has started an uproar.

29 Jan 2019

Madhya Pradesh
After RaGa's minimum-wage, now Modi mulling Universal Basic Income

The Narendra Modi government is planning to announce Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the budget which will be presented on February 1, IANS reports.

07 Dec 2018

Arun Jaitley
ISB Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian is the new Chief Economic Adviser

The government appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as the new Chief Economic Adviser on Friday.

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian quits months before term ends

Indian Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian is quitting and moving to the US due to "pressing family commitments," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced today.

05 Feb 2018

Over 14 lakh budget posts on Twitter in one week

Twitter India registered more than 14 lakh budget-related posts in the last one week (January 26-February 2), it recently revealed.

21 Jan 2018

Budget-2018 process begins with 'Halwa Ceremony': Here's all about it

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has officially kicked off the Union Budget 2018-19 process by performing the traditional pre-Budget "Halwa Ceremony" ahead of the Budget presentation on 1 February. This marked the inauguration of formal printing of all Budget-related documents.

25 Nov 2017

CEA Arvind Subramanian: Fewer GST slabs in the future

India's chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian said Goods and Services tax (GST) may probably have fewer rates in the future after "collapsing" the 12% and 18% tax slabs into one.

17 Nov 2017

Moody's upgrades India's rating citing reforms: What does it mean?

Thirteen years after last upgrading India's sovereign credit rating, Moody's has done it again, this time increasing it to 'Baa2', and changed the outlook to stable from positive.

23 Sep 2017

CEA Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension

The government has granted a one-year extension to Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, whose term was to end in October.

15 Sep 2017

Now, Rajasthan may waive farm loans up to Rs. 50,000

Rajasthan may waive farmers' loans following a 13-day farmer protest in the state.

15 Jun 2017

How economically prudent are farm loan waivers?

Triggered by factors including bad monsoons, farmers across India have been demanding waiver of farm loans from the government.

01 Jun 2017

India loses the fastest-growing economy tag to China

India's economic growth slowed for the fourth consecutive quarter in the three months that ended in March, losing out the fastest-growing economy tag to China.

25 May 2017

Moody's downgrades China's rating, Beijing cries foul play

The Great Wall of China is finally cracking up or at least rating agency Moody's thinks it is, as for the first time in 28 years it has scaled down China's rating from Aa3 to A1.

31 Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu
Corporates account for significantly higher NPAs than farmers

Indian banks have an estimated Rs. 6.8 lakh crore worth of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs), according to the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament.

26 Feb 2017

Universal Basic Income only after withdrawing current schemes: Arvind

Universal Basic Income (UBI) can only be implemented after existing welfare schemes are withdrawn, said Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian, as the total costs will otherwise be extremely high.

07 Feb 2017

Lok Sabha
The core team that drafted the Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was closely assisted by a team of seven top officials in drafting the Budget for 2017-18.

31 Jan 2017

Economic Survey: Universal Basic Income will replace subsidies

The Economic Survey suggested the Universal Basic Income (UBI) model to replace the existing range of subsidies and other schemes combating poverty.

31 Jan 2017

Arun Jaitley presents Economic Survey 2016-17 to Parliament

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 prepared by Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian.

05 Jan 2017

India may endorse 'Universal Basic Income'

India may endorse and subsequently introduce a 'Universal Basic Income' (UBI) that all Indian citizens will be entitled to.

04 Aug 2016

The GST Bill's impact on the common man

The GST rate has been proposed to be a three-level tax structure by the GST panel under Arvind Subramanian.