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All Things Policy: India’s Marathon: Shruti Rajagopalan on India’s Strength in Numbers

The Takshashila Institution has launched a new book, India’s Marathon: Reshaping the Post-Pandemic World Order, a collection of essays by public intellectuals about our changing world and what India needs to do to thrive. In this episode, economist Shruti Rajagopalan...

US investors concerned over India’s economic slowdown, social unrest and Modi’s disinterest

Even if we ignore the fact that the Indian economy is in a severe slowdown, we should not forget even for a moment that India’s per capita GDP is around $2000, it needs to create around 2 crore jobs every...

The 8 Myths of Protectionism

There are certain common misconception about protectionism – that tariffs help in protecting jobs and infant industries, are a useful measure against dumping, and improving the trade balance, among others. In this podcast, we explore these various myths of protectionism.

Nitin Pai quoted in The Diplomat on Prime Minister Modi’s economic achievements

Nitin Pai was quoted in The Diplomat in an article by Dr Sudha Ramachandran titled Narendra Modi: The Limits of a Political Rock Star. Referring to the economic achievements of the NDA government, , Nitin was quoted as saying: Modi’s primary economic achievement...

Ananth Nageswaran on Singapore after Lee Kuan Yew

Anantha Nageswaran appeared on a show on CNBC and spoke on the legacy of Lee Kuan Yew. Anantha explained how future generations may find it difficult to emulate Singapore’s economic success after Lee Kuan Yew. Watch the video here.

Policy Brief – Making India’s Labour Market More Flexible

Making India’s Labour Market More Flexible Hemal Shah, Scholar at the Takshashila Institution This policy brief presents a workable approach to labour reforms, to break six decades of deadlock. These are reforms that can result in marginal progress that can...