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Jayati Ghosh
By Jayati Ghosh - Sep 15,2020
NEW DELHI — The World Bank’s Doing Business index has been both conceptually and operationally suspect since its inception in 2003, but mainstream economists have only recently started to criticise it.
By Jayati Ghosh - Aug 12,2020
NEW DELHI — The United States, Brazil, and India have surged ahead of the rest of the world in terms of the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, with no peak in sight.
By Jayati Ghosh - Jul 15,2020
NEW DELHI — Those who thought that a pandemic would make everyone realise the crucial role of care workers should think again.
By Jayati Ghosh - Feb 16,2020
NEW DELHI — Around the world, governments are succumbing to the allure of biometric identification systems. To some extent, this may be inevitable, given the burden of demands and expectations placed on modern states.
By Jayati Ghosh - Nov 13,2019
NEW DELHI — The dangers of environmental pollution receive a lot of attention nowadays, particularly in the developing world, and with good reason.
By Jayati Ghosh - Sep 16,2019
NEW DELHI — At the United Nations General Assembly meetings in New York later this month, world leaders will discuss a host of important issues, not least progress towards meeting the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
By Jayati Ghosh - Aug 15,2019
NEW DELHI — The process of selecting the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) next managing director must change.
By Jayati Ghosh - Feb 23,2019
NEW DELHI — Mainstream economics has a tendency to decide on some “established” conclusions, and then hold to them, notwithstanding all evidence to the contrary.
By Jayati Ghosh - Jan 20,2019
NEW DELHI — Last year was a watershed for gender relations. The #MeToo movement rocked establishments around the world, forcing even powerful men to face public scrutiny for their behaviour towards women.
By Jayati Ghosh - Dec 23,2018
NEW DELHI — It is now official: Workers around the world are falling behind.

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