Ajay Shah writing for the mass media (2017)
- Beware of premature load bearing, 26 June 2017. kw = load in public administration, transactions, discretion, stakes, BLRC bankruptcy reform, 12 big cases, GST, tax administration, architecture vs. implementation.
- Firms are fearful as uncertainty has gone up, 12 June 2017. kw = risk, uncertainty, new policy elite, engagement with the policy process, adjustment by firms, decline in investment, corruption, rule of law.
- The task of MOF, 29 May 2017. kw = macro stability, private sector confidence and investment, fiscal, financial, monetary institutions.
- Does the ordinance solve the banking crisis?, 15 May 2017. kw = Ordinance that amended the Banking Regulation Act, RBI reforms, bureaucrats making commercial decisions.
- Why FRBM failed, 1 May 2017. kw = fiscal soundness, FRBM, money bills, financial repression, PDMA.
- How can ARCs help solve the banking crisis?, 17 April 2017. kw = ARC, rationale for regulation, banking regulation, distressed debt funds.
- Market power in the new economy, 2 April 2017. kw = network effects, e-commerce, competition policy, CCI, financial capital versus human capital.
- Trump's benevolence, 20 March 2017. kw = body shopping, true offshoring, Indian software, H1b visa.
- Strategy for dealing with the banking crisis, 6 March 2017. kw = merger of PSU banks, big PSU bad bank, budget process, opening up to non-bank finance, capital account liberalisation, NBFCs, bond market, ARCs, RBI reform.
- The agenda at SEBI, 20 February 2017. kw = liquidity, market efficiency and international competitiveness of the Indian financial system, difficulties of SEBI, legislative executive and quasi-judicial process, organisation design.
- What ails the economy?, 6 February 2017. kw = stagnant investment, diagnosis, cure, infrastructure, balance sheet stress, banking crisis, investigation agencies, bankruptcy reform, tax administration.
- A conservative budget that comes up short, 2 February 2017. kw = budget 2017, erratic policy making, reigniting growth.
- RBI independence: finding the middle ground, 23 January 2017. kw = financial agencies, board, governance, MPC, licensing, investigations, monetary policy instruments.
- Strategy for 2017, 9 January 2017. kw = business cycle conditions, demonetisation shock, fiscal policy, monetary policy, economic reforms as a counter-cyclical strategy.
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