Category Archives: Public Policy

Book Review: Nash equilibrium and India; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0048/2016 Courtesy: The Hindu Kaushik Basu, An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India, Penquin Viking Books, Rs. 599. A great theoretician bends abstractions to suit real-world needs. Kaushik Basu’s academic credentials are impeccable. His first love is teaching and researching. He has taught at several universities in India and abroad. He has published more than 160 articles in scholarly journals and newspapers. Currently,… Read Article →

Anaemic Global Recovery: What has not been Right with Public Policy; By V. K. Sharma

CAS article no:  0012/2015 Courtesy: Business Standard It is both common and easy to pontificate on what has been wrong, and not right, with public policy after the fact with the benefit of hindsight. But moral legitimacy imperatives demand that foresight be demonstrated at the time of rollout of public policy and not several years later by which time actual outcomes, as opposed to intended policy outcomes, become widely known…. Read Article →