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Jan 14, 2018
India needs more inclusive social policies as economic growth fails to improve quality of life, says Jean DrezeNoted development economist Jean Dreze has pitched for more inclusive and active social policies in India, saying even a high rate of economic growth has failed to improve the quality of life of a large section of people in the country.
Dec 10, 2017
From discrediting intellectuals to incompetent appointments: All the ways Narendra Modi regime has changed IndiaOver the past few weeks, we've been seeing a range of articles on how Indian polity and society have changed since the demolition of the Babri Masjid. The Ram Janmabhoomi movement (along with the India-China War of 1962 and the Emergency milieu) was a crucial turning point in the political fortunes of the Hindu right. It is, however, important to point out what all has changed in terms of polity, state policy and social responses in India since the Modi government first came to power in 2014.
Nov 07, 2017
What happened in first 2 months of note ban alone was an unforgivable catastrophe: Jean DrezePrime Minister Narendra seems to have really believed in the myth that black money is a gigantic hoard of cash, waiting to be raided, says Jean Dreze
Aug 25, 2017
Swaraj at 70 Part 10: Food sovereignty means democratic control over what we eat, says Jean DrezeJean Dreze's uses his extensive knowledge of the Indian ground realities to expound on the need for food security and its link to Swaraj.
Aug 15, 2017
Economist Jean Dreze heckled by Jharkhand minister after social activist criticised RSS, BJPEconomist and social activist Jean Dreze could not complete his speech at a programme after a state minister reportedly heckled him.
Jan 08, 2017
Demonetisation impact to last longer than expected: Economist Jean DrezeDemonetisation will take an "awful toll" on the underprivileged, especially wage labourers, and its impact might be worse and last longer than expected, noted development economist Jean Dreze has said.
Nov 22, 2016
Demonetisation: Black money chase a delusion, political parties may be real targets, says Jean DrèzeAccording to Drèze, India is still several decades away from being a cashless economy, and the government needs to focus on effective banking services in rural areas to achieve its financial inclusion goal
Apr 30, 2014
Battle of intellectuals: Amartya Sen vs. Jadgish Bhagwati on ModiTwo of the world's prominent economists from India, Nobel Prize-winning Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati of Columbia University have come out and expressed their opinion on the idea of Modi-led government.
Aug 13, 2013
Poverty line figures: Statistical jugglery or just bad parameters?Is it time to discard the 'absolute poverty' line of the Planning Commission and devise a new one based on social indicators?
Jul 06, 2013
Food Security ordinance is 'dismaying', says architect of planJean Dreze says there are many shortcomings with the present form of the Food Security Ordinance.