Abhijit Sen Gupta

Dr. Abhijit Sen Gupta is a contributor for ‘Ideas for India’ and is currently a‎ Senior Economics Officer with the Indian Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank.  

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    Why food inflation has been high in India

    Rising food prices have been a major concern in India, with food inflation averaging 10% between April 2007 and December 2013. It peaked at over 20% in late 2009, and was rarely at comfortable levels during this period. This was a decisive shift as the food inflation over the previous five years had averaged only 3.6%. With 22% of the population living below the poverty...

    17 Apr 2014 | Abhijit Sen Gupta, Narhari Rao, Rudrani Bhattacharya