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May 09, 2019
Read an excerpt from 'What the Economy Needs Now': Raghuram Rajan's thoughts on banking reformsWhat the Economy Needs Now is a collection of essays by Indian economists, each tackling an issue facing the country, and providing suggestions for economic growth.
Jan 10, 2019
10% quota for upper castes: Make govt jobs less cushy, says MIT economist Abhijit BanerjeeBanerjee said on Wednesday that people prefer government jobs as they are well paid and have no very strong obligation to work.
Dec 12, 2018
MIT economist Abhijit Banerjee flays govt for appointing Das as RBI governor; says 'be frightened' at possible governance outcomesBanerjee suggested an impartial person, preferably someone from outside, should be assigned the task of going through the changes and confirming if it meets the best-accepted practices.
Mar 07, 2013
Why we have a cowardly state instead of a strong oneAre we too vile or too wily for our own good? Why is it that despite hankering for a strong state, we have only ended weakening it further?
Dec 15, 2012
Caveats on cash transfers: Don't over-commit, don't screw upDirect cash transfers will work if they are designed well. But it is important not to over-commit resources, says Abhijit Banerjee of MIT.
Aug 01, 2012
Economist Abhijit Banerjee in UN development panelIndian economist Abhijit Banerjee is among the 26 people who have been named by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as members of a high-level panel to advise the world body on the global development agenda beyond 2015.
Jan 27, 2012
Did NREGA create more work or leisure? What will Food Bill do?If NREGA let more people earn more by working less, what will the cheap food under the Food Security Bill accomplish?