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May 26, 2017
3 years of Narendra Modi govt: Was demonetisation his biggest blunder or reform?Even after six months, we are still struggling for an answer. The precise reason is neither the government nor the RBI has yet revealed the amount of old currency that has returned to the system after demonetisation.
Mar 17, 2017
Anti-demonetisation experts like Amartya Sen stand exposed: economist Jagdish Bhagwati"On the effects of demonetisation on growth, I should say that I was the one economist who had argued (with my co-authors), from first principles, that demonetisation would increase, not diminish, growth," he said.
Dec 13, 2016
Demonetisation: Chidambaram picks holes in Bhagwati's support for Narendra Modi govtBhagwati’s optimistic views on the currency ban is a booster dose to the Narendra Modi-government currently struggling to face criticism on the massive, overnight currency ban, while Chidambaram’s posers exposes the government’s implementation flaws and immediate challenges on making the transition process smooth to end the cash-crunch
Oct 10, 2016
Nobel Economics Prize 2016: World Bank's new chief economist Paul Romer likely winnerThe World Bank's new chief economist is among those tipped to win the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday, as the awards season moves into a second week.
Mar 31, 2015
The irrelevant niece: Here's what is wrong with Bhagwati's argument on ChristiansInstead of wondering whether indeed the fears are overblown we are left curious about why that niece never married that young Muslim man. And that surely could not have been Bhagwati’s intent.
Jan 16, 2015
Labour reforms, SMEs top focus for Arvind Panagariya at NITI AayogAlthough the Princeton University alumni said that India has seen unprecedented growth, Panagariya also pointed out that policy paralysis and mismanagement in recent years have brought the growth rate to below 5 percent per annum.
Jan 16, 2015
Modi is a man full of energy, Manohan Singh had ideas: BhagwatiPrime Minister Narendra Modi is "a man full of energy" while his predecessor Manmohan Singh had "ideas", noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati said on Thursday.
Jan 14, 2015
Failure to rein in right wing groups could hit development agenda, Bhagwati cautions ModiThe economist said that the "corrosive nature of things" that the RSS was indulging in worried him and that while he didn't forsee any damage immediately due to it, it would result in everyone getting fed up in the medium term.
Jan 12, 2015
Bhagwati is right. Modi's spending boost may irk investors and risk rating downgradeBhagwati's logic is that only by generating sufficient growth would there be enough wealth to spread around which is why his most urgent policy prescription is to slow government spending, which he blames for high inflation.
Dec 22, 2014
Look Maa, Amartya Sen just praised Narendra Modi!The latest comments from Sen assumes significance, for it highlights a few good aspects of Modi and also makes it clear that the Nobel Laureate economist's opposition to Modi is not a blind one