This week’s selection from the world of social science research.
Surging prices caused by the tax dented demand for services and pushed the sub-index on new business to 45.2 in July, its lowest in nearly four years.
The government has imposed the highest-ever GST rate in the world, said senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala.
Australia’s economy in more recent years has struggled to manage the end of a mining investment boom that underpinned much of its wealth.
Globally, successful tax amnesties are the exception rather than the norm. We have yet to see whether IDS 2016 will have any lasting effect.
The first of its kind since 1932, results from the Socio Economic and Caste Census launched in 2011 were flagged off today