The Spectre of the Thirties
Jul 7th 2015, Prabhat Patnaik
The world economy today is reminiscent of the 1930s where competitive easing of monetary policy is not boosting aggregate demand and fiscal policy is barred by finance capital.
The Destruction of Education
Jun 26th 2015, Prabhat Patnaik
The era of globalization of capital brings along a process of destruction of education, but the intrusion of communal-fascism into education is an added element in case of India.
The Beleaguered Indian Farmer
Jun 24th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The forecast of a poor monsoon is a real bad news for the Indian farmers as it would not only reduce crop production leading to shortages but also encourage speculative holding.
 
Economic Forecasts and Reality: Should we believe the World Bank?
Jun 23rd 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
The World Bank’s latest projections for GDP growth are pessimistic, especially for developing countries. But given its poor track record, how far they are reliable is doubtful.
Looking to the US
Jun 9th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
In a curious turn of events, the US economy rather than the Asian emerging markets is now expected to lead a global recovery. But the reason and implications are not so clear.
Economics and the Two Concepts of Nationalism
Jun 22nd 2015, Prabhat Patnaik
It is important to differentiate the kind of nationalism that informed the anti-colonial struggle in India from the bourgeois nationalism that had emerged in Europe.
Power Tariff Hike in West Bengal
Jun 16th 2015, Prasenjit Bose
One of the necessary steps towards tackling the problem of power tariff hike in West Bengal is to break the monopoly of the CESC in Kolkata and adjoining areas.
Result: Latin America/Africa/Asia/Scholarly Collaborative Programme, Research Grants 2015.

Call for Applications for the Eighth South-South Institute on "Inequality and Social Justice: Perspectives from the Global South", September 11-18, 2015, Durban, South Africa.
 
Agriculture in Crisis
Apr 1st 2015, Jayati Ghosh
India is on the brink of a major agricultural crisis resulting from natural causes and poor policy of the present government in the field of agriculture and social sector.
 
The Modi Government's Economic Strategy
Mar 19th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar
In its pursuit of pushing ahead with the neoliberal agenda, the government is willing to adopt measures which, as evidence suggests, would fail as strategy.
 
 

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