Category Archives: Poverty

Asian Century: India and China need to overcome Poverty; By Shastri Ramachandaran

CAS article no. 0037/2016 Courtesy: DNA India One term which gained currency in the millennium’s first decade was “Asian Century”. The term represented a promise, a prospect and a goal; and, invariably, was used with optimism. For a while, it was as evocative as the term “21st century” was in the 1980s, replete with visions of new vistas of life, living and development far removed from the poverty, deprivation and… Read Article →

Book Review: To Market, To Market; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no:  0041/2015 Courtesy: The Hindu The Making of Miracles in Indian States; ed Arvind Panagariya & M. Govinda Rao, OUP, Rs.595. At a time when even the World Bank is advocating inclusive growth, this book oddly extols the market in its analysis of three Indian states.  In 1993, the World Bank brought out a report titled The East Asian Miracle,which excited global opinion. Very soon, economists faulted the… Read Article →