Saturday, November 28, 2015
My latest, a longish essay in "Mint on Sunday", explores whether the research supports the idea that incumbents are rewarded for good economic performance under their watch. [Spoiler alert: the jury is out.]
Sunday, November 22, 2015
My latest Mint column, on-line now and in print in India tomorrow, makes the case that India must hold its ground at the COP 21 climate summit in Paris, and not succumb to US or other pressure to commit to an overly stringent mitigation target that is not in India's national interest.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Friends in the DC area, I'm speaking at Johns Hopkins SAIS on economic reforms in Modi's India on Friday December 4th. Link below has details. Do join me if you can!
Sunday, November 8, 2015
My initial take on the BJP's defeat in Bihar, on line now, and in print in tomorrow's Mint in India.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
In a long read in today's Mint on Sunday, I explore the economics, political economy, and the stakes for India of mega-trade deals such as TPP.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
My latest Mint column looks at the uncanny parallels between Canada's defeated PM Harper and India's PM Modi -- both loathed by their country's respective liberal intelligentsia and both competing with dynastic brokerage parties (Liberals and Congress).
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Siddharth Singh, new editor-at-large for Open, on myths surrounding writers returning awards in India. Yours truly is cited arguing that some at least are politically motivated.