July 23, 2013

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Acorn | Tagore on the welfare state

Why a welfare state will fail in India I often argue that the fact that the Indian Republic arrogated to itself the task of social welfare has made the Indian citizen, at the margin, less inclined towards that cause. The...

Takshashila contributes two chapters in upcoming Brookings book

Takshashila’s director Nitin Pai and fellow Sushant K Singh contributed a chapter each to ‘Shaping the Emerging World: India and the Multilateral Order’, an upcoming book by the Brookings Institution. Shaping the Emerging World: India and the Multilateral Order Brookings...

Retributions | Sen Here and There

The role of public intellectual  Writing on Milton Friedman—the great apostle of free markets—Paul Krugman argues, What’s odd about Friedman’s absolutism on the virtues of markets and the vices of government is that in his work as an economist’s economist...

Retributions | Sen Here and There

The role of public intellectual  Writing on Milton Friedman—the great apostle of free markets—Paul Krugman argues, What’s odd about Friedman’s absolutism on the virtues of markets and the vices of government is that in his work as an economist’s economist...

Shortlisting and interviews of Scholars candidates underway

Takshashila is currently in the process of shortlisting and interviewing candidates for the second round of the Scholars programme. 34 applications were received for the limited scholarships available for doing cutting edge part-time policy research. The Scholars programme creates a...