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Oct 21, 2019
Mocking Abhijit Banerjee's work ethic is bad form, govt must seek Nobel winner's counsel insteadOver the years, Abhijit Banerjee, along with his wife Esther Duflo has done commendable work in identifying reasons for poverty on the ground through the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), which they co-founded with Sendhil Mullainathan in 2003
Apr 16, 2019
Arun Jaitley says extreme poverty falling, to end by 2031; links it to rapid economic growth, urbanisationArun Jaitley said the number of people who live in poverty will drop to below 15 percent in three years and to a negligible level in 10 years
Apr 06, 2019
World Bank board elects Donald Trump nominee David Malpass as next president, to start new role next weekDavid Malpass said he would uphold the bank's commitment to reducing poverty in the poorest countries and to fight climate change
Apr 02, 2019
Minus Rs 72,000 for poor, Congress Manifesto 2019 makes right noises; Rahul's NYAY will be party's headacheWhile Congress' poll manifesto is sensitive towards major economic issues, including unemployment, Rahul Gandhi's Nyay scheme is fraught with major risks — both as an idea and on the implementation front
Mar 28, 2019
Raghuram Rajan says he was consulted, offered views on Rahul Gandhi's Nyay schemeRaghuram Rajan said it is a "misreading" of the Nyuntam Aay Yojana (Nyay) scheme by critics, who claim this will incentivise people to not work at all
Mar 26, 2019
Why Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 per annum minimum income promise is a blunder in the makingMinimum income guarantee promise will most likely shift attention from the more serious unemployment problem.
Dec 31, 2017
Xi Jinping pledges to continue economic reforms in China, says the country will defend authority of UNChina's President Xi Jinping on Sunday pledged to continue domestic economic reforms and maintain the country's international prominence in 2018.
May 25, 2017
Pakistan defence spend may rise 30% but its real enemies are Chinese debt trap, povertyA steeper-than-expected rise in defence spend wouldn’t be good news for a crippled economy like Pakistan, largely running on Chinese aid.
Nov 26, 2016
Why RBI's move to implement Islamic banking is exhaustive and thoroughly matureInterest-free banking which is based on a participatory model should be allowed to function in India so that people have the option to enter into commercial transactions which are participatory in nature.
Sep 03, 2016
Modi exclusive interview: Belief in empowerment for poor crucial part of PM's image makeoverIt is not difficult to imagine that Modi's barbs were aimed at politics of doles and emoluments which do little to remove poverty and increase corruption instead, serving only to fatten the middlemen.