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Sanjeev Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal

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Sanjeev Sanyal was Deutsche Bank’s Global Strategist and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. He is the author of The Indian Renaissance: India's Rise After a Thousand Years of Decline and Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of India's Geography.

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  1. Taming India’s Elite
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    Taming India’s Elite

    Jan 8, 2016 Sanjeev Sanyal praises Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to rein in the country's most powerful families.

  2. In Praise of Global Imbalances
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    In Praise of Global Imbalances

    Nov 7, 2014 Sanjeev Sanyal argues that global economic imbalances may be necessary to revive the world economy.

  3. India’s East Asian Dream
    Railroad car India Nitin Bhardwaj/Flickr

    India’s East Asian Dream

    Aug 18, 2014 Sanjeev Sanyal asks how Prime Minister Narendra Modi can realize his comprehensive economic-policy vision.

  4. The Last Pagans of Iraq
    Iraqi Refugees in Kurdistan carry Water Matt Cetti-Roberts/ZumaPress

    The Last Pagans of Iraq

    Aug 8, 2014 Sanjeev Sanyal on the worsening plight of the Yezidi minority.

  5. Who Will Run the World’s Deficits?
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    Who Will Run the World’s Deficits?

    Nov 7, 2013 Sanjeev Sanyal considers which countries will run the world's current-account deficits.

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    Will Crypto Survive?

    Kenneth Rogoff assesses the strategies regulators could adopt in the aftermath of the FTX debacle.
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    Done With Deglobalization?

    Michael Spence sees reason to hope that the scales may soon tip back from international confrontation to cooperation.
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    The Unbearable Uselessness of Crypto

    Andrés Velasco explains why FTX's collapse should sink a hyped-up lie bobbing on an ocean of libertarian technobabble.
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    Is Germany Sick Again?

    Hans-Werner Sinn pours cold water on the fantasy that European economies can weather gas shortages with minimal pain.
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    America's Silent Progressive Majority

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Now that the American electorate appears to have rejected Republican extremism, many will argue that US President Joe Biden and the Democrats should tack right to capture centrist voters. But this would be a mistake, given where voters' preferences increasingly lie.

    considers what the midterm election results indicate about voters' real priorities.
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    Big Tech Gets Derailed

    Jonathan Levy traces the origins of the sector's recent turmoil to the nineteenth-century rise of the corporation.
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    Will the West Give in to Russia?

    From soaring inflation to a deepening energy crisis, the United States and Europe are facing no shortage of economic challenges, and Russia’s war against Ukraine – and the sanctions imposed in response to it – bears much of the blame. As Russia launches new rounds of missile attacks, we asked PS commentators what the West should be doing for Ukraine – and how likely it is to do it.

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    The Techno-Feudal Method to Musk’s Twitter Madness

    Yanis Varoufakis explains that the issue is neither vanity nor public service, but rather the need to acquire cloud capital.
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    The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure

    Timothy Meyer, et al. defend the legal and economic justification for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rule.

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