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Kaushik Basu

The writer is C. Marks Professor at Cornell University and former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, World Bank.

Economic Graffiti: A higher opportunity
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

India can become a global hub for higher education. Much can be achieved without government having to do the heavy lifting

Economic Graffiti: Don’t be cautious, RBI
Fri, Aug 18, 2017

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.

Economic Graffiti: Anger isn’t enough
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

We need to look at corruption through the lens of law, economics and psychology. The design of corruption control mechanisms is important.

Resisting the moral retreat
Thu, Jun 22, 2017

The noticeable drop in India’s visibility in important global debates should worry us all

Look at the facts of demonetisation, not politics
Thu, May 11, 2017

Six months later, it is clear that it achieved next to nothing, and inflicted a large cost on the poor and the informal sector.

Soft power, harder choices
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

To extend its global appeal, China is accommodating religion today. India, which invested early in diverse freedoms, should highlight inclusion now

By way of preface
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

India, and the world, are changing. Our collective responsibility — to make politics and policy more creative — grows more urgent

The Problem of Choice
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Former chief economist of the World Bank, Kaushik Basu is Professor of Economics and C. Marks Professor at Cornell University

John Nash: The Shakespeare of economics
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

In terms of influence on modern economics and game theory, John Nash has few peers.

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