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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.

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Raghuram Rajan: The Central Banker Trying To Save Globalisation From Itself

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia City A.M.
Monday, March 18, 2019

Free-marketeers see a world where, when people are free to buy and sell according to the laws of supply and demand, business competition naturally drives quality up and prices down, resulting in prosperity and productivity for all.

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The U.S.-China Global Dance

by David C. Mulfordvia Defining Ideas
Friday, March 15, 2019

We need clear economic leadership to avert the next financial crisis.

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A Conversation With Professor Raghuram Rajan

mentioning Raghuram Rajanvia Chicago Booth Review
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Chicago Booth London campus is delighted to host the former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and finance professor Raghuram Rajan - one of the most important economic thinkers of our time – to discuss the current populist backlash against globalisation and the release of his new book, The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind.

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Hindu Nationalism Taps Into People's Longing For Tradition: Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Business Standard (India)
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tracing the rise of populist nationalism worldwide to the diminution of the community at a time of heightened economic worries, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan says that liberal "open-acess" values are under threat in India from the Hindu nationalist movement which taps into people's desire to anchor themselves to tradition in a context of rapid change.


Raghuram Rajan Hopes For 'De-escalation' Of India-Pakistan Tension

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses the escalation of violence in Kashmir, India's upcoming election, and the need to grow the nation's economy.

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Cleaning Up Indore - An Excerpt From Raghuram Rajan's New Book

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia NDTV
Monday, February 25, 2019

At the same time, we do know that enhanced trade and technological change transmitted through markets have led to the loss of middle-income jobs and weakened the economic basis for the community in many parts of the developed world. It may be this, coupled with the flight of those who can leave, that is more responsible for the social disintegration of the community.

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Why Do People Hate Finance?

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Forbes India
Monday, February 18, 2019

It's important for young finance professionals to understand the weaknesses of the Indian financial system, for them to take the industry forward.

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Neglecting Social Issues Is Not Just Myopic But Dangerous, Says Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg Quint
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Neglecting social issues is not just myopic but dangerous, warned the former governor of the Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan as he called for a return to empowering local communities as an antidote to growing despair and unrest.