Category: Economics

Creating a sustainable housing system in India using green bonds

By Priya Chetty on September 26, 2016 No Comments

India’s real estate sector has depicted a remarkable growth trajectory over the past two decades. This is due to the growing demand for housing and increased disposable income. Investment has also grown proportionately during this period from domestic and foreign investors in order to capitalize on this opportunity. Increased investment has led to increased construction […]

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Scope and impact of the Real Estate Regulator Bill (RERA)

By Priya Chetty on September 19, 2016 1 Comment

For the past few years, there has been an air of pessimism in the market about the real estate sector. There are various reasons which has affected the growth of the sector negatively. The recent announcement of the Real Estate Regulator Bill which was passed by the Indian Parliament in March 2016 has ushered a new era in the Indian property mar

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Low employment rate in the service sector cannot sustain high growth rate for long

By Ananya Mitra and Indra Giri on September 16, 2016 1 Comment

The service sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in India. Contribution of this sector in gross value addition in Indian economy was 52.97% during the financial year 2014-15 (Planning Commission 2015). India witnessed a rapid expansion in this sector after the liberalisation of the economy in 1991.

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