December 7, 2020

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Tracking the COVID-19 Vaccine # 2

A lot has changed since the last blog post. Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca have declared preliminary results for their ongoing Phase III trials while the UK has rushed to grant approval to the Pfizer vaccine and aims to begin vaccinations...

Jobs and Cities are Correlated

There are many ideas that economists agree upon. One such agreement is about the importance of foreign trade in helping economic growth. Another point of agreement is that cities are engines of growth and job creation.  The fuel that powers...

Prateek Waghre quoted in The Quint on Twitter’s disinformation policy

Prateek Waghre was quoted in The Quint on Twitter’s disinformation policy. He was quoted as saying, “If they do take some action, it is important to understand on what basis are they taking action because if they are responding to...

All Things Policy: Does One Nation, One Election Make Sense?

Recently, on the Constitution Day, the Prime Minister called for replacing current election cycles with simultaneous elections. While this is not a new idea, does it solve the challenges of holding several elections? And are there better solutions? Prasanna Naidu...

Anticipating the Unintended #92: India’s Marathon

This newsletter is really a weekly public policy thought-letter. While excellent newsletters on specific themes within public policy already exist, this thought-letter is about frameworks, mental models, and key ideas that will hopefully help you think about any public policy problem...