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economics

Like Father, Like Son

Bibek Debroy

Abhijit Banerjee, like Dipak Banerjee, embodies the spirit of the Bengal renaissance

The Grand Experimenters

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and his team of economists started a quiet revolution to free people from poverty traps

What Lies Behind Abhijit Banerjee’s Nobel

The research model used by him and Esther Duflo can provide a corrective to the top-down approach of centralised policymaking

The Burden of Socialism

Private capital and national planning

Economic Lessons From the Raj

The myth of colonial plunder

Flypaper Colonialism

China’s massive investments in South Asia pose a huge geopolitical challenge to India

The Kohli Rate of Growth

Economic lessons from the captain’s chase

Interpreter of a Malady

Piketty needs his critique of capitalism shorn of overreach, not overhyped

The Arc of Optimism

Two books that show the danger of making extreme, and often ideological, assumptions in economics

 

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