If You Care About Small Business, Keep the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction

President Obama’s budget reform commission proposed eliminating the home mortgage interest deduction. This idea has analysts scurrying to estimate the proposal’s economic impact. Unfortunately, our lawmakers often forget the law of unintended consequences when offering up changes to policies. In this case, our elected officials need to consider how making […]

If You Care About Small Business, Keep the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction

President Obama’s budget reform commission proposed eliminating the home mortgage interest deduction. This idea has analysts scurrying to estimate the proposal’s economic impact. Unfortunately, our lawmakers often forget the law of unintended consequences when offering up changes to policies. In this case, our elected officials need to consider how making […]

Rajan says was open to RBI extension to take care of unfinished business

Towards the end of his three-year tenure, Raghuram Rajan faced personal attacks from BJP MP Subramanian Swamy who had alleged that the former IMF chief economist was not ‘mentally not fully Indian’. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan, whose three-year term ends in […]