Open Minds 2023: Public Square


Salman Rushdie | Bimal Patel | Nandan Nilekani | Shashi Tharoor | Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Swapan Dasgupta | Ram Madhav | Gita Gopinath | Venki Ramakrishnan | J Sai Deepak | Arvind Panagariya | S Somanath | Deepak Shenoy | Vikram Sampath | Nithin Kamath | Shrinivas Kulkarni | Mukesh Ambani | Rahul Bhatia | N Chandrasekaran | Manjul Bhargava | Rohini Pande | Madhabi Puri Buch | Raj Chetty

Ben Bernanke: The Experimenter

The new Nobel laureate in economics kept the system afloat when investment banks collapsed in 2008

Bidding for the Best Outcome

Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson, who won the Economics Nobel this year, showed that intelligent auction design could maximise benefits for both sellers and buyers

The Nuts and Bolts of History

A timely examination of the microfoundations of big political events

Unmade by China

How the Chinese Communist Party has been reshaping the post-Cold War world order by remoulding nations, societies and institutions from within

Like Father, Like Son

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


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