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Communities And The Search For An Ideal Society

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Telegraph
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

After Arun Jaitley did not extend his term as governor of the Reserve Bank of India in 2016, Raghuram Rajan went back to his chair in Chicago and resumed teaching. He is a remarkably articulate economist; so it was quite a surprise that he was quiet for three years. And then came the 400-page book, The Third Pillar.


The World’s Next Big Growth Challenge

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The economic performance of lower-income developing countries will be crucial to reducing poverty further. Although these economies face significant headwinds, they could also seize important new growth opportunities – especially with the help of digital platforms.


Tunku Varadarajan: ISIS Attacks Peaceful Sri Lanka & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Tunku Varadarajanvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Tunku Varadarajan discusses his Wall Street Journal article "Behind the Easter Sunday Attacks in Sri Lanka."


Raghuram Rajan Interview: 'I Dispute RSS's Organisational Claim'

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia The Week
Saturday, April 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses his latest book, The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind

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Education Should Teach Us How To Think: Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Times of India
Friday, March 29, 2019

Former governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Raghuram interacted with high school students in a webinar organized by Krea University on Friday.


Raghuram Rajan: Dissonance Between GDP, Employment Numbers; Need To Restore Historical Trust In Our Data

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Economic Times (India)
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan cites 'dissonance' between GDP and employment numbers and calls for an 'outsider' to look at the statistics. He says India was never questioned about the credibility of data and there is a need to restore that historical trust.
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Raghuram Rajan Raises Doubts About India Growing At 7%

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia The Wire
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday expressed doubts over Indian economy growing at 7% when not enough jobs were being created and said the current cloud over the GDP numbers must be cleared by appointing an impartial body to look at the data.

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Saving The World From Misguided Populism: Raghuram Rajan Offers Some Prescriptions

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Monday, March 25, 2019

A common theme underlying political changes in the United States, Europe, Britain and in many Asian countries is the rise of populism. President Donald Trump, Brexit, Marine Le Pen in France, and the emphatic rise of Hindu nationalism in India all represent anger of displaced majorities.

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Heirline Fracture

quoting Larry Diamondvia News Today
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The candidates lists, released so far by almost all parties in Tamilnadu, have names of kin of top leaders. While the DMK has fielded a whopping number of six heirs (out of its 20 contestants), the AIADMK has pitted four wards of its seniors. PMK, DMDK and AMMK, too, are no exception, as at least one progeny has found a place in their lists.

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Our School System May Be One Of The Worst, But That Makes It Easier To Improve

quoting Caroline M. Hoxbyvia The Telegraph
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

By learning from the world's best, we can go far — unless we believe that all that is best was invented in India.