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By Jayati Ghosh - Nov 19,2020
NEW DELHI — The American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech have announced that the COVID-19 vaccine they are jointly developing was more than 90 per cent effective in early clinical trials.
By Jayati Ghosh - Oct 26,2020
NEW DELHI — The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize to the United Nations World Food Programme, declaring that it wanted “to turn the eyes of the world towards the millions of people who suffer from or face the threat of hunger”.
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.

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