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Interviews

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.

In the News

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.

In the News

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.

In the News

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.

Analysis and Commentary

Shift Job Paradigm Without Fail

by Chirantan Chatterjee mentioning Amit Seru via DNA India
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Recent reports suggest that the Government of India may have withheld data of latest unemployment figures, post the 2016 Indian demonetisation.

In the News

Disparities Divide People, States And The Country

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Tehelka
Sunday, February 3, 2019

More than seven decades have passed since India’s Independence on August 15, 1947. The country has gradually become the world’s sixth-largest economy in terms of nominal GDP and the third-largest in purchasing power parity. After the 1991 economic liberalisation, India achieved 6-7 per cent average GDP growth annually. The country, according to former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan, is likely to become bigger than China in the long run.

Interviews

Raghuram Rajan: ‘The 7% Growth That We’ve Achieved Is Not To Be Sneered At’

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Hindu Business Line (India)
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses a wide range of issues, including the need for the next wave of economic reforms, the reality of India’s ease of doing business, and consolidation in the banking sector. 

Interviews

Raghuram Rajan Talks About Challenges To Revive Real-Estate In India

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Business Today
Monday, January 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses several issues including the 2019 elections and how government policies affect India's economy.

In the News

Lessons For India: How Alibaba Uses Tech To Give Employment To Unskilled Villagers

quoting Michael Spencevia Financial Express
Monday, January 28, 2019

Alibaba -- the Chinese e-commerce giant -- helps people learn relevant job skills at work so that even those who don't possess formal education could be employed.

In the News

Boundless Aspirations: The Republic Has Promises To Keep

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Times of India
Saturday, January 26, 2019

This year, India’s 70th in its existence as a republic, is also the year its economy is billed to overtake that of Britain in size, and become the world’s fifth largest economy. Of course, there could be pitfalls on the way in this, an election year. India could easily spook investors if, say, the Modi government were to raid RBI’s reserves now that Urjit Patel – its ‘inconvenient’ governor – is out of the way; or if elections were to lead to its replacement by an impossibly ‘khichdi’ government.

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