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Higher Current Account Deficit Is Partly Due To High Crude Prices, Says Raghuram Rajan

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Monday, September 10, 2018

India's higher current account deficit (CAD) is partly due to higher oil prices and the result of the export sector being hit by twin shocks of demonetisation as well as the goods and services tax, said Raghuram Rajan, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor.

In the News

Rupee Slips Below 70 Mark But Recovers

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express
Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Indian currency has now lost nearly 9% since January, making it Asia’s worst performing currency.


It’s Time For India To Talk About The Instant Runoff Voting Method: Larry Diamond

interview with Larry Diamondvia The Hindu
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond discusses modernizing the rules-based order, strong leaders, and why India must reconsider its electoral system.

In the News

The Default Line

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Tribune
Sunday, August 19, 2018
India could brave the global financial tsunami about a decade ago because of its resilient economy and the robustness of its financial institution. This was backed by most experts who had explained the meltdown of 2008. Finance ministry’s carefully calibrated policies and prudent functioning of Indian bankers under the watchful eyes of the banking sector regulator, the Reserve Bank of India, were credited for the financial stability.
In the News

I Am Not Too Concerned About Rupee Hitting An All-Time Low: Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Money Control
Thursday, August 16, 2018

The rupee on Thursday hit a fresh record low of Rs 70.32/USD for the second consecutive day in row, but former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, in an interaction with CNBC, said that he was not too concerned about the domestic currency as "it is more a factor of dollar strength rather than necessarily rupee weakness".

In the News

"Government Must Listen To People Speaking Truth To Power": P Chidambaram

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia NDTV
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government must listen to people speaking truth to power, referring to observations made by economists Arvind Panagariya, Raghuram Rajan and Arvind Subramanian.

Analysis and Commentary

What's Contributing To Global Economic Uncertainty

interview with Steven J. Davisvia CNBC
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Steven Davis discusses trade tensions and how they have contributed to global economic uncertainty.


In Conversation With Raghuram Rajan

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia The Hindu Business Line
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses leveraging India’s human capital via higher education for a new generation.

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Uncommon Knowledge in Copenhagen: Revitalizing Democracies Around the World

interview with Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 26, 2018


Building an Alliance of Democracies.

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Uncommon Knowledge In Copenhagen: Revitalizing Democracies Around The World

interview with José María Aznar, Felipe Calderón, Nick Clegg, Stephen Harper, Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Building an Alliance of Democracies.