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Jayati Ghosh is Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has authored and co-edited several books and more than 120 scholarly articles. She is Executive Secretary of International Development Economics Associates (IDEAS - www.networkideas.org) and Trustee of Economic Research Foundation (www.macroscan.org).
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A definition that works

The U.N.-approved new definition of work has several laudable aspects, but an important one for India is the inclusion in it of the unpaid work done by women for households and society. »

Fighting for policy space

The right of governments to identify and pursue the most appropriate mix of economic and social policies in order to achieve equitable and sustainable development in their own national contexts should not be inhibited by the threat of legal retribution. »

The global laggard

The United Nation’s MDG report 2014 shows that despite India’s significant economic progress, around one-third of the world’s extremely poor people reside in the country. »

Gujarat model: The real story

A scholarly, well-researched book shows that the much-vaunted “growth” in Gujarat in the last decade has benefited big capital more than the common man. »

The Argentina debt case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that favours hedge funds in a case relating to Argentina’s debt restructuring agreement with creditors over a decade ago “severely erodes sovereign immunity and may be illegal under other U.S. laws”. »

Music and its spaces

The amazing concert hall of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra captures more than just musical imagination. »

Blaming the ‘other’

The BJP’s aggressive stance on migrants from Bangladesh is economically stupid. Economic and social strategies that seek to exploit such divisive attitudes will boomerang on all Indians. »

Future of the economy

Ideally, India needs a new and different vision for the economy, but the parties being projected to do well in the elections do not exhibit that new vision at all. »

Woolly promises

The most dangerous aspects of the BJP’s election vision for India are not only those that threaten the country’s secular fabric but also those that envisage the enforcement of an aggressively pro-big business agenda. »

A raw deal for migrants

A significant part of economic migration is still the result of desperation rather than hard-headed economic calculation. This, in turn, affects the conditions under which workers migrate and their lives and work as well. »
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A definition that works
 Mr Kumaran has suggested right thing. But by provisioning a separate remunerative index or putting in place a tool to 'monetise' their house...»
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Twin targets
 The huge investment in the elections needed to be repaid in some sort of favoritism and what better favor would be than the distribution of ...»
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‘Indian private capital has gained most from the public sector’
 private sector meant for profit.govt afraid of them.they consider everyone as machines...»
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