Tuesday, September 19, 2017

ECON 5505: Topic 2: Introduction to Debates around Globalization and Development

James Dean, Vivek Dehejia, et. al., “Optimal globalization and national welfare”, Carleton Economics Papers, 2004-17, November 2004. Available here: http://carleton.ca/economics/wp-content/uploads/cep04-17.pdf .

James Dean, “Paradoxes and Puzzles in our globalized world”, Carleton Economics Papers, 2006-7, October 2006. Available here: http:// carleton.ca/economics/wp-content/uploads/cep06-07.pdf .

Vivek Dehejia, “Economic Reforms in India in the Narendra Modi Era”, Lecture at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, December 7, 2015. Available here: https:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqSZZjmUnU0 . [VIDEO]

James Dean and Vivek Dehejia in conversation on “The paradoxes of debt”, IDFC Institute, Mumbai, India, January 14, 2016. Available here: https:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGgH7VNW3U4 . [VIDEO]

Arvind Panagariya and Vivek Dehejia in conversation on economic policymaking in India, IDFC Institute, Mumbai, India, July 4, 2016. Available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFDM1inV_BM . [VIDEO]

Vivek Dehejia, “Is globalism dead?”, Mint, August 1, 2016. Available here: http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/6xyjobypNoxX2fqFWorVVN/Isglobalism-dead.html .

James Dean and Vivek Dehejia, “By ignoring free trade’s excesses, we lost those on the margins”, Globe and Mail, Report on Business Commentary, August 27, 2016. Available here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/reporton-business/rob-commentary/by-ignoring-free-trades-excesses-we-lostthose-on-the-margins/article31582106/ .

James Dean and Vivek Dehejia, "Is the world retreating from globalization?", IDFC Institute Briefing Paper No. 4, February, 2017. Available here: http://www.idfcinstitute.org/site/assets/files/10654/dean_dehejia_bp_final_6feb17.pdf .

Friday, September 8, 2017

ECON 5505: Topic 1: Readings on economic divergence research by Chakravarty and Dehejia

For students in ECON 5505, please make note of the following readings for our first topic. This draws on my ongoing research with Praveen Chakravarty. Kindly do the original readings and pertinent references cited therein. Assignment will be discussed in class.

Chakravarty/Dehejia, Economic and Political Weekly. http://www.epw.in/journal/2017/25-26/notes/will-gst-exacerbate-regional-divergence.html

Chakravarty/Dehejia, Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy. http://www.thehinducentre.com/publications/policy-watch/article9808532.ece

Economist, September 2nd 2017 issue, "The gap between India's richer and poorer states is widening". https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21727867-economists-are-baffled-arguing-poorer-states-should-be-catching-up