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Maitreesh Ghatak

Author is a professor of Economics at the London School of Economics.

With a huge informal economy, government should increase spending, not worry about deficit
Thu, Jan 23, 2020

To get the engine of the economy revving, an expansionary fiscal policy that harnesses the energy of the informal sector to boost aggregate demand is the order of the day.

The price of basic income
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

Providing basic income guarantee to all citizens makes a lot of sense intuitively. But the implementation cost in any country, including India, would be prohibitive.

The real world economist
Fri, Oct 16, 2015

The value of Angus Deaton’s work lies in honing the techniques that go behind the construction of data series used for policy analysis.

Empower, don’t patronise, the farmer
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Challenge is to come up with a method of determining compensation that makes farmers beneficiaries, not victims or obstructionists.