IMA Analysis

Browse through IMA India’s extensive library of research-based papers, conclusions papers, monthly and quarterly updates, and opinion pieces on the macro-economy, politics and policy-making, geo-politics, and business strategy and operations

  • For Whom the Bell Tolls

    Tuesday February 27, 2018

    New Markets
  • Structural Initiatives

    Tuesday February 13, 2018

    Different Strokes
  • India's Middle Class

    Thursday February 8, 2018

    Hard to Miss the Middle Class
  • Inflation

    Wednesday February 7, 2018

    Changing Tides
  • Federal India: A Competitive Assessment of India’s States

    Monday January 1, 2018

    The IMA study of state-level trends in income, consumption, investment, and employment reveals significant - and business-relevant - variations across India’s regions
  • Uday: A Federalist Success Story

    Tuesday December 19, 2017

    Power distribution has been shoddily managed over the last 30 years in almost every state of the Indian Union and being a state subject there is little the central Government can do directly...
  • Ratings Upgrade

    Thursday November 23, 2017

    A Fair Acknowledgment
  • Irrational Exuberance

    Tuesday October 31, 2017

    Asset Prices
  • Rise of the Dragon

    Monday October 2, 2017

  • Pointless Assertiveness

    Wednesday August 2, 2017

  • Taxation

    Sunday July 30, 2017

    Remove the veil
  • The Reform Agenda: On Track?

    Sunday July 23, 2017

  • Post Retirement

    Tuesday July 11, 2017

    For those that have worked in the corporate world, retirement can come with challenges. Many look to remain involved in a professional capacity, while others engage in travel or photography. But perhaps the nic
  • The Road Ahead with GST

    Thursday July 6, 2017

    The switchover to the GST on July 1 will be a crucial test for the administration. The new tax is expected to bring in substantial revenue benefits to the government, lower prices for consumers through the elim
  • Global Monetary Policy

    Tuesday June 13, 2017

    Keeping it slack
  • State Finances

    Wednesday June 7, 2017

    A need for restraint
  • Chaos under the Heavens

    Sunday May 28, 2017

    China's belt and road
  • The Banking Regulation Ordinance

    Thursday May 25, 2017

    A difficult journey...will finally start
  • Economic Recovery

    Tuesday November 1, 2016

    A recovery? It depends on who's asking
  • Cheap Oil: Here To Stay?

    Wednesday October 26, 2016

    Oil Prices
  • Net Neutrality

    Wednesday April 15, 2015

    For consumers or investment, a hard choice
  • The Business Confidence and Performance Survey: Q4 2015-16

    Monday March 30, 2015

    A summary of the results from IMA's January 2016 quarterly Business Confidence and Performance Index (BCPI) survey
  • The Business Confidence and Performance Survey: Q3 - 2014-15

    Monday December 1, 2014

    A summary of the results from IMA's October 2014 quarterly Business Confidence and Performance Index BCPI survey
  • ISIS

    Monday September 22, 2014

    Islamic State - the rising threat