Episode 177: India’s Economy in the Time of Covid-19

Our economy was going down, down, down well before Covid-19 struck. And now? Vivek Kaul joins Amit Varma in episode 177 of The Seen and the Unseen to spread his usual quota of sunshine and joy.

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1. TikTok and Indian Society — An online course by Amit Varma.
2. Bad Money — Vivek Kaul.
3. Taking Stock of Covid-19 — Episode 169 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan).
4. The Nuances of Lockdown — Episode 176 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Anup Malani).
5. The Indian Economy in 2019 — Episode 153 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vivek Kaul).
6. India’s Lost Decade — Episode 116 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Puja Mehra).
7. The Art and Science of Economic Policy — Episode 154 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vijay Kelkar & Ajay Shah).
8. Demystifying GDP — Episode 130 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Rajeswari Sengupta).
9. Ponzi Schemes — Episode 142 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vivek Kaul).
10. The State of Our Farmers — Episode 86 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Gunvant Patil).
11. India’s Agriculture Crisis — Episode 140 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Barun Mitra & Kumar Anand).
12. Rajesh Jain and Dhan Vapasi — Episode 94 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Rajesh Jain).
13. Economy bears burden as goods trains travel light — Vivek Kaul.
14. As people act in their self-interest, India is getting into a recession — Vivek Kaul.
15. RBI’s moves may not snap banks’ wariness to lend — Vivek Kaul.
16. Six reasons why the fiscal package is more about putting people’s own money into their hands than actually kickstarting crippled economy — Vivek Kaul.
17. Explained: RBI’s negative role in the government’s Rs 20 lakh crore package — Vivek Kaul’
18. Should the RBI print money to revive the economy? It’s not as simple as it sounds — Vivek Kaul.
19. Why India needs more than liquidity dreams — Vivek Kaul.
20. How India’s soaring fiscal deficit affects you — Vivek Kaul.
21. Easynomics: Why State Bank of India is not lending — Vivek Kaul.
22. A GST cut can put auto sales on fast track to revival — Vivek Kaul.
23. 10 things you need to know about Indian real estate in the aftermath of coronavirus — Vivek Kaul.
24. India’s economy was in a rut even before Covid-19 struck — Vivek Kaul.
25. The Forgotten Man — Amity Shlaes.
26. Modern Money Theory — L Randall Wray.
27. Monetization: Neither Game Changer not Catastrophe Today — Raghuram Rajan.