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In the News

India Clamors To Lift World’s Biggest Lockdown

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Asia Times
Thursday, April 30, 2020

The loss of livelihoods is hurting the nation more than the loss of lives.

In the News

Extension Of COVID-19 Lockdown May Be Devastating: Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia East Mojo
Thursday, April 30, 2020

India needs to resume its economy in a measured way and as fast as possible so that people start having jobs, says former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan amid COVID-19 crisis.


Another Round Of Lockdown Will Be Devastating, Says Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Economic Times (India)
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan talks about the state of the economy as well as when and how India should revive its economy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.


Raghuram Rajan On Coronavirus Lockdown Impact On Economy

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Times Now News
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan talks about the coronavirus lockdowns and its impact on the Indian Economy and how to restart the economy after the pandemic. 

In the News

Proliferated Nuclear Ethics

cited Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Nuclear weapons terrified even George Kennan, the ice-blooded U.S. diplomat and Cold War strategist, who said in 1977, “No one is good enough, wise enough, steady enough, to have control over the volume of explosives that now rest in the hands of this country.”


Relying On Foreign Drugs Is Dangerous

by Scott W. Atlas, H. R. McMastervia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Generics are often made in India, with ingredients from China. Time to diversify the supply chain.


Raghuram Rajan's 3-Point Plan To Get India Out Of The Coronavirus Grip

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia The Economic Times
Saturday, April 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses a plan to restart India's economy.

In the News

Coronavirus: Millions In India On The Brink Of Starvation Despite Overflowing Granaries

cited Raghuram Rajanvia Straits Times (Taiwan)
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

For four weeks, Mr Balappa has woken up anxious about how to feed his children. "I spend most of my day searching for rice. I can't look my wife in the eye anymore," the construction worker said.

In the News

Raghuram Rajan Cautions Against Giving Communal Colour To Coronavirus

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Economic Times (India)
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Despite rebound in economic activities in H2 of 2020, global growth will still be negative this year, he said.

Analysis and Commentary

‘Huge Numbers May Be Pushed Into Dire Poverty Or Starvation…We Need To Secure Them’

by Amartya Sen, Raghuram Rajan, Abhijit Banerjeevia Indian Express
Thursday, April 16, 2020

Amartya Sen, Raghuram Rajan, Abhijit Banerjee write: The unexpected loss of income and savings can have serious consequences, even if the meals are secured for now: farmers need money to buy seeds and fertilizer for the next planting season; shopkeepers need to decide how they will fill their shelves again