Sunday, September 21, 2014

Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan is Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

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Newsart for The Case for India
Business & Finance 43

The Case for India

Indian cricket fans are manic-depressive in their treatment of their favorite teams. Such bipolar behavior seems to apply to assessments of India’s economy as well, with foreign analysts… read more

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Economics 39

The Paranoid Style in Economics

Why do some high-profile economists turn so quickly to personal attacks against their critics? However difficult it may be to influence hearts and minds by qualifying one’s analysis and hedging one’s … read more

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Business & Finance 11

Why India Slowed

Unlike many equally poor countries, India has a strong entrepreneurial class, a reasonably large and well-educated middle class, and a number of world-class corporations that can be enlisted in the… read more

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Love the Bank, Hate the Banker

Public discourse is rarely nuanced: the public's attention span is short, and subtleties tend to confuse. Nowhere is this more obvious than in current debates about bank regulation, in which bankers… read more

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Business & Finance 19

Will Programmers Rule?

Two attributes of software creation allow a few talented programmers to corner the market and take all the associated profits: first, software with a slight edge tends to get a significantly greater… read more

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Business & Finance 31

Why Stimulus Has Failed

The world suffers from a shortage of aggregate demand relative to supply, but more monetary and fiscal stimulus has done little to revive growth and employment. That is because years of a debt-fueled … read more

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