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Does the govt believe its economic data?

Either the government believes the economic growth data that it publishes or it doesn’t.

I clearly don’t.

I had explained in yesterday’s edition of the Diary… 1,202 more words



Abhijit Mukhopadhyay is an economist. He can be contacted at abhijitmukhopadhyaygmail.com.

A day after saying that one needs to be careful while calculating GDP, and thereby creating headlines about the authenticity of new GDP series and its measurement process, the RBI governor Raghuram Rajan in his delivery of C. 1,031 more words


Indian Economic Growth Data Has Gone the Chinese Way—It’s Not Believable

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has declared the economic growth, as measured by the growth in gross domestic product (GDP), for the period October to December 2015. 1,222 more words


India GDP to grow 7.6 per cent in FY'15-16: CSO


Indian economy is estimated to grow 7.6 per cent this fiscal, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said in its advance estimates on Monday.

This is much higher than the 7.2 per cent GDP growth recorded in 2014-15. 62 more words

Best wishes to Maestro Muti

In case you haven’t heard, my favorite Chicagoan and conductor, Maestro Riccardo Muti, will be canceling his scheduled February residency in Chicago due to a hip injury he suffered back at home. 241 more words

'16-'17 CSO Season Announced!

So earlier this week, the CSO just announced the programming for their upcoming 2016-2017 season! AND I AM SO EXCITED. (I also just got two student tickets for Maestro Muti’s upcoming residency in Chicago next month of February.) 409 more words

Recap: January 2016

A big month in classical music news. In Chicago:

  • Lyric Opera has announced its 2016/17 season, with its usual emphasis on meaty 19th-century repertoire. Highlights include the beginning of Lyric’s new…
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