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Shailesh Chitnis

Articles by Shailesh Chitnis

Welcome To India, Mediocristan

Welcome To India, Mediocristan

Jun 22, 2016 Shailesh Chitnis

Raghuram Rajan, the two Chauhans and India's slide back into irrelevance

An Economist's Guide to Debating Bhakts

An Economist's Guide to Debating Bhakts

Apr 08, 2016 Shailesh Chitnis

A cheat-sheet for an intellectual argument with the Right. Warning—it's not pithy or witty enough for...

Shashi Tharoor, Here's How We Beat Homophobia

Shashi Tharoor, Here's How We Beat Homophobia

Mar 24, 2016 Shailesh Chitnis

Fighting for gay rights on moral grounds isn't working. Let's use greed as a motivator

Growing Our Way To Tolerance

Growing Our Way To Tolerance

Feb 27, 2016 Shailesh Chitnis

Economic freedom alone is not the answer to our current woes. But it can damp the shrill wave of extremism.

Leave Them Startups Alone

Leave Them Startups Alone

Feb 16, 2016 Shailesh Chitnis

Startups don't need any extra love; fixing core issues ailing our economy and ordinary Indians is policy...

How Much Would You Pay For A Kidney?

How Much Would You Pay For A Kidney?

Jan 19, 2016 Shailesh Chitnis

Offering right incentives can help design a more effective and ethical organ market in India

Unintended Consequences Of NREGS

Unintended Consequences Of NREGS

Nov 30, 2015 Shailesh Chitnis

Recent studies point to two areas where NREGS has had an impact — rural education and Naxalite conflict.

Bihar Confirms That Better Economics Is Better Politics

Bihar Confirms That Better Economics Is Better Politics

Nov 16, 2015 Shailesh Chitnis

New evidence that Indian voters are rewarding governments that deliver growth

India Private Limited

India Private Limited

Sep 21, 2015 Shailesh Chitnis

A governance deficit, our jugaad mentality and the limits of the private sector solutions

Why Indian Parents Should Learn To Let Go

Why Indian Parents Should Learn To Let Go

Sep 02, 2015 Shailesh Chitnis

The case against helicopter parenting and why it matters far less than you think

Aarushi, My Niece

Aarushi, My Niece

Jul 24, 2015 Shailesh Chitnis

Aarushi, sadly, will never get justice in India. But her parents can be spared additional anguish.