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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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Trade secrets revealed
The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership on intellectual property rights being negotiated secretly, as exposed by WikiLeaks recently, is breathtaking in its overweening ambition to cement the corporate takeover of as much knowledge as possible. »November 29, 2013
Goliath’s nasty ways
The global oil major Chevron has used all the dirty tricks that money and political power can buy to avoid paying for the damage it has caused to the Ecuadorian Amazon and its indigenous communities. »November 15, 2013
A house about how to live
Pablo Neruda’s house in Isla Negra, on the coast of Chile, is perhaps the most complete expression of his quirky but profound personality. »November 1, 2013
A life well lived
Vinod Raina (1950-2013) was a born teacher who lived through sharing knowledge and working tirelessly to realise his dream of seeing all children in India get access to good quality education. »October 4, 2013
How about growth-led exports?
Growth strategies of developing countries that give a greater role to domestic demand when pursued by all can spur more South-South trade, which in turn can stimulate more export growth. »September 20, 2013
A case for import controls
Protection from imports and current account balancing must be an essential focus to tide over India’s balance of payments crisis. »September 6, 2013
Why did Bezos do it?
The Amazon founder’s acquisition of “The Washington Post” in his individual capacity has led to speculation on the reasons and on the opportunity it presents for the ailing daily and the industry in the U.S. »August 23, 2013
Once more, without feeling: the government’s latest poverty estimates. »August 9, 2013
On a lost woman
German soprano Diana Damrau as Violetta in Verdi’s “La Traviata” at the Metropolitan Opera in New York gave a riveting performance that captured the passionate intensity of this young woman’s situation. »July 12, 2013
The sharp decline in the rupee is not because of global forces or U.S. policy, but the result of economic mismanagement, and the inflationary impact of the fall is being felt the most in the domestic prices of oil. »