Author Archives: Prof Vaidyanathan

3 reasons why GOI should pass on the savings on Crude to the consumers

3 reasons why GOI should pass on the savings on Crude to the consumers

Importance of Core Constituency for a Political party

Every political party in the world has its core constituency and parties try to keep them in good humor when in power and use them for propaganda when out of power. Increasingly parties are finding it tough to keep their core constituencies particularly if they are not left oriented. The core constituency helps a party […]

Congress on a perilous path in Karnataka

The current CM Siddaramaiah has embarked on a regional/linguistic and religious path for winning the poll The elections to the Assembly in Karnataka are expected in 2018 and it is even speculated that they could be advanced by the incumbent Government of Siddaramaiah—who is Congress Chief Minister. It is pertinent to note that among large […]

Prof. RV exposes Congress Party, which is desperate to stay in power

Prof. RV exposes Congress Party, which is desperate to stay in power

Demonetisation (DM): An appraisal

By Prof R Vaidyanathan on 02nd September 2017   Is DM a success or a failure? One thing the Demonetisation (DM) announced by PM on 8 November 2016 has done – It has made a large number of people pretend to be economists and experts. Political opposition has been vociferous from Day One about how bad a decision it is etc. No […]

Black Money And Tax Havens Book Release In Chennai

Black Money and Tax Havens book release in Chennai on 6th October 2017 at 6.30 PM by R Thyagarajan and S Gurumurthy                    

With Abe- An Expert Talk on ‘Shared Values & Democracy in Asia

Prof. R Vaidyanathan delivers an expert talk on ‘Shared Values & Democracy in Asia’ on 19th January 2016 Prof. R. Vaidyanathan, from the Finance & Accounting Area at IIMB, was invited by the prestigious Japanese Foundation, Asia Center – Tokyo, for their symposium on ‘Shared Values & Democracy in Asia’, held on January 19, 2016. […]

FDI in IU–Why this about turn?

What are the unknown motives for a sudden about turn in policy of Foreign direct investment in Information Utility entities under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code? The aim of the [Information Utility entities] IU regulations is to ensure that sensitive financial data of the country stored in an IU is managed and governed by a […]

SEBI and Shell Companies in India

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has issued an ‘extraordinary’ direction on 7th august evening to stock exchanges to effectively freeze trading in 331 suspected “shell” companies. What this means is that the securities in this group will be allowed to trade only on first Monday of every month on a trade-to-trade basis and […]

Let us not look at China using Western Lens

Let us not look at China using Western Lens   23-07-2017                                                      Prof R.Vaidyanathan July 2014 is an important month for global economics and China. It is the first time in recent history that China has overtaken USA in GDP [adjusted for purchasing power parity or PPP] and has become number one country in […]