Impact of the Covid 19 Pandemic on the Indian Economy: A Critical Assessment (NIAS/NSE/EEP/U/WP/18/2020)

Publication Type:

Working Papers

Source:

NIAS, Bengaluru (2020)

Keywords:

Covid-19, Economic Impact, Indian Economy, Input-Output Analysis, Nation-wide Lockdown, Relief Package

Abstract:

This paper analyses the economic impact of Covid-19 in India. It documents the trajectory of infections and the lockdown and evaluates the extent of economic losses due to the lockdown. It also critically assesses the economic response of the Indian government to the pandemic and the lockdown