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Jagdish Bhagwati: India should not toe the US line on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Raj Center Director Jagdish Bhagwati penned an op-ed on the Trans Pacific partnership in the Hindustan Times. Bhagwati concludes: "Besides, I must stress that India does not have to toe the US line that we sign on to the TPP and other preferential trade agreements (PTAs), lying in every bed we can find (the way Chile has done). We are a much bigger country, with a huge potential domestic market, which should interest other trading nations. We can therefore say: We are open to trade liberalisation in PTAs but we will not sign on to all the...

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Pravin Krishna on a Carnegie Endowment Panel on "India-US Economic Ties"
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Pravin Krishna joined the panel "US-India Economic Ties: Ready for Take-Off?" at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on September 21, 2015. Click here to read more about the presentaiton, including Krishna's opening discussion with an overview of India's trade policy.

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Pravin Krishna on a panel organized by Pratham USA on "One year of the Modi Government"
Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Watch Raj Center Deputy Director on a panel assessing the Modi Government's first year and looking ahead.

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SIPA Dean Discusses New Role with Panagariya
Thursday, September 3, 2015

School of International and Public Affairs Dean Merit E. Janow sat down with Columbia SIPA professor Arvind Panagariya (on leave) to discuss his recent appointment as the Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India).

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Latest book: "The Making of Miracles in Indian States"
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Studies three Indian states at very different levels of development that have all shown miracle levels of growth in the 21st century, shows that good economics is also good politics: good economic performance leads to electoral victories, confrims the importance of effective leadership in determining growth outcomes, demonstrates that history matters when it comes to the choice of economic policies.Growth miracles typically have been studied at the country level. The Making of Miracles in Indian States breaks from that tradition and...

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