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Raghuram Rajan's Warning About Mudra Loans Last Year May Be Coming True— And Now A Citi Report Confirms It

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Business Insider
Friday, November 29, 2019

Many of the working capital loans made to India's small entrepreneurs may be turning bad.

Analysis and Commentary

A Hindu-Muslim Clash, A Jury-Rigged Fix

by Tunku Varadarajanvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Anyone who has visited India for longer than a few days is likely familiar with jugaad, a Hindi word that describes a workaround solution to a problem, often a clumsy fix that cuts corners or bends rules. The closest English equivalents are “hack” and “kludge,” methods employed when conventional solutions are costly, arduous or impossible.

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The Libertarian: DACA In The Dock

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Will the Supreme Court allow the Trump Administration to undo Obama’s immigration program?

In the News

India Can Be Educational Hub For Asia, Africa: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia First Post
Friday, November 8, 2019

The country can become an educational hub for Asia and Africa if it builds world-class universities, former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram G Rajan has said. He said what the country needs is to create an environment where an educational ecosystem can flourish.

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Global Economy In Better Place After Fed Cuts, Trade Progress: Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia The Times of India
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Hopes of a trade deal between the US and China and a series of interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve are making the world a much better place in the short term, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan said.


Captain Christopher Sharman On The John Batchelor Show: The Seventh Fleet Protects Freedom Of Navigation.

interview with CAPT Chris Sharmanvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Navy Capt. Christopher Sharman, a Hoover Institution National Security Affairs Fellow and former naval attaché to Vietnam and China, talks about how the Seventh Fleet's area of responsibility where it protects freedom of navigation.

In the News

More Reforms Needed To Spur Growth

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Tribune
Saturday, November 2, 2019

It is evident that the world’s eyes are now on India’s growth and its potential to be one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Unless the government tailors its policies to provide a comfort level to foreign investors, the flow of investment from abroad will not rise as much as needed to boost growth.


Raghuram Rajan: India Has To Clean Up Its Finance Sector ‘Fast’ To See Stronger Growth, Ex-Central Bank Chief Says

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan says that India needs to clean up its troubled financial sector fast in order to get economic growth back on track.
In the News

After Baghdadi, A Candidate To Lead ISIS Emerges

quoting Cole Bunzelvia CNN Politics
Monday, October 28, 2019

What remains of ISIS -- the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria -- is yet to acknowledge the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi who died in a raid by US forces in northern Syria on Saturday.

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Raghuram Rajan Says Stop Blaming Global Slowdown, Look Inwards For Why India’s Struggling

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Monday, October 28, 2019

Neither global economic woes nor rising oil prices are to blame for India's slowdown, according to Raghuram Rajan.