Suman Bery

Suman Bery is Non-resident Fellow at the Bruegel think-tank in Belgium and formerly Director-General of the New Delhi-based National Council of Applied Economic Research. He tweets @sumanbery

Articles By Suman Bery

Demonetisation anniversary: The consequences of 8/11 and how it changed India

In my view the Prime Minister was chasing bigger game, both economically and politically. Inevitably, the two are intimately linked. Mr Modi’s underlying purpose is to signal a fundamental discontinuity in the prevailing economic ethos.

Long-term growth potential, or dead in the long run?

By linking growth both with employment as well as with the imperative of holding our own with China for strategic autonomy, Prime Minister Modi has brought sustainable, high quality, inclusive economic growth to the centre of political discussion, which is where it rightfully belongs.

Is India on track or off the rails?

The shocking reality is that where India was in 1947 is about where England was in 1280, while India in 2010 is where England was in the Victorian era, 700 years later. So our development has been ten times quicker than the country from which we gained independence.

Engagement in a time of turbulence

The arrival of China as an increasingly significant setter of global standards may be uncomfortable for India but is near-inevitable and needs to be planned for.

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