Archive for August 9th, 2010

India’s inflationary expectations rising…

August 9, 2010

There are usually three ways to measure inflationary expectations in an economy:

  1. Surveys
  2. via Inflation protected securities
  3. via some econometrics techniques (see this paper which measures India’s inflation expectations using this technique)

As third option can’t be updated every now and then, first two are preferred. In India, we do not have Inflation protected securities (though there are talks of issuing them), we are left with surveys.


Indian Govt seeks Rs 54.6k cr more for grants– Impact on fiscal deficit

August 9, 2010

Manish of requests to write a post on the topic.

Last week, Indian government said that it was asking Parliament to approve an increase in expenditure of Rs 54,588.63 cr for several purposes. I have just made a table of expenditure under various heads:


Assorted Links

August 9, 2010


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