The writer is C. Marks Professor at Cornell University and former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, World Bank.
Central bank should be more aggressive in cutting the repo rate. It must signal that this is the direction it will pursue in the foreseeable future.
We need to look at corruption through the lens of law, economics and psychology. The design of corruption control mechanisms is important.
The noticeable drop in India’s visibility in important global debates should worry us all
Six months later, it is clear that it achieved next to nothing, and inflicted a large cost on the poor and the informal sector.
To extend its global appeal, China is accommodating religion today. India, which invested early in diverse freedoms, should highlight inclusion now
India, and the world, are changing. Our collective responsibility — to make politics and policy more creative — grows more urgent
Former chief economist of the World Bank, Kaushik Basu is Professor of Economics and C. Marks Professor at Cornell University
In terms of influence on modern economics and game theory, John Nash has few peers.
It is time for the average Hindu to reclaim his religion from the madness being unleashed in its name by the VHP and the RSS. The most rece...