October 27, 2020
Kaushik Basu

Kaushik Basu

  • My Experiment With Corruption
    My Experiment With Corruption

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he had heard about my idea on how to control corruption, but he had to say...

  • Reason To Think
    Reason To Think

    What we need is a scientific temper, not obscurantist rantings

  • An Economist First
    An Economist First

    Even amidst political crisis, the economist in him kept ticking

  • Should Giving 'Harassment Bribes' Be Made Legal?
    Should Giving 'Harassment Bribes' Be Made Legal?

    Finance Ministry's Chief Economic Adviser argues that bribes "that people often have to give to get what they...

  • Degrees Of Heresy
    Degrees Of Heresy

    A member's dissenting note to the Yashpal panel report

  • The Drone Across Asia
    The Drone Across Asia

    Global recession spawns a lot of talk but, alas, no wisdom

  • The Laws Are Mutable
    The Laws Are Mutable

    China's rise shows that growth stories don't follow dogma

  • Count Lustig's Avatars
    Count Lustig's Avatars

    Eiffel Tower sellers will always be around. We need checks and wits.

  • Can You See The Fog?
    Can You See The Fog?

    Links between financial crises and recessions are unalterably vague

  • Citizen Of The World
    Citizen Of The World

    The victory of Barack Obama is a tribute to the change in America

  • Blind Man's Bluff
    Blind Man's Bluff

    The meltdown holds up a mirror to market fundamentalists

  • Let The Cream Percolate
    Let The Cream Percolate

    Growth gains meaning only with more jobs, less leakage of funds

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