In the Media

Why Niti Aayog’s Job Creation Plan Cannot Ignore Robotization,” The Quint, May 11, 2017. (Opinion piece)

Why Trump’s Anti-Globalization Agenda is Bad for America,” World Financial Review, April 9, 2017. (Opinion piece)

India is Moving to a License-Permit-Inspector Raj on Steroids,” The Quint, April 6, 2017. (Opinion piece)


Demonetization: Foolhardy Notion of Linking Corruption and Growth,” The Quint, March 15, 2017. (Opinion piece)


“India on a Jobless Growth Path,” Bloomberg l Quint, January 11, 2017. (Opinion Piece)


High Costs, Meagre Gains,” (with Amartya Lahiri) The Indian Express, page 14, January 9, 2017. (Op-ed piece)

Indian Labor Regulations Take Small Steps in the Right Direction,” The World Bank’s Jobs and Development Blog, February 1, 2016.

Riding the Pacific Trade Winds,” The Indian Express, page 13, July 13, 2015. (Op-ed piece)


“Labor Laws and India’s Manufacturing Sector: The Need for Reforms,” Yojana, April, 2015, 35-39.

Budgeting for a Growing India,” India Today, March 16, 2015. (Opinion piece)

Reads Well, Now do it,” OPEN, March 5, 2015. (Opinion piece) 

The next reforms must ensure higher growth rate in India,” The Economic Times, February 20, 2015. (Op-ed piece)

Give and Trade,The Indian Express, page 12, December 24, 2014. (Op-ed piece)

Among three economists (listed by Arvind Panagariya in the anniversary issue of India Today, December 2014) expected to emerge as leading commentators on Indian economic policies in the next decade

"Protecting To Hurt" The Indian Express, page 10, November 3, 2014. (Op-ed piece)

"Great Indian Backtrack" The Indian Express, page 10, August 6, 2014. (Op-ed piece)

Trade and Employment in Asia,” (with Niny Khor) World Financial Review, November-December 2013, 63-67.

 An Asymmetric Deal,” The Indian Express, page 15, April 26, 2013. (Op-ed piece)

A Poor Trade-Off,” The Indian Express, page 10, February 5, 2013.  (Op-ed piece)

FDI in Retail Means More Jobs,” India Today, page 10, October 15, 2012. (Opinion piece) 

Fear that FDI will hurt small shops is misguided,” (Email Interview)