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By Kaushik Basu - Jan 08,2023
MUMBAI — In December, India began its yearlong  G-20 presidency, taking over from Indonesia amid rising geopolitical tensions and economic uncertainty. Surging inflation has raised the specter of a global recession.
By Kaushik Basu - Nov 09,2022
WASHINGTON, DC  —  Rising inflation has put the United States on edge. While much of the focus so far has rightly been on the pain that price increases inflict on ordinary Americans, many are concerned about the long-term political effects.
By Kaushik Basu - Jul 23,2022
HAMBURG  —  As Sri Lanka’s economy unravels before our eyes, one must ask how this could happen in a country that is historically known for its high standard of living and stable economy.
By Kaushik Basu - Jul 06,2022
KOLKATA — The world is battling a deadly virus that refuses to go away. War and brutality have returned to Europe, thanks to an unhinged tyrant in the Kremlin.
By Kaushik Basu - Jun 01,2022
THACA  —  Food shortages are beginning to cast a shadow over the world. One long-term factor is the warming of our planet, which has slowly destroyed agricultural land.
By Kaushik Basu - Apr 30,2022
ITHACA  —  Inflation has suddenly become a major problem in virtually all countries.
By Kaushik Basu - Mar 30,2022
NEW YORK  —  The use of economic weapons during war has a long history. But the rise of globalisation and cross-border supply chains has given these nonviolent munitions unprecedented power.
By Kaushik Basu - Feb 01,2022
NEW YORK  —  This year began amid widespread despondency about the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic and the struggling global economy, as well as premonitions of heightened political conflict in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and even the United States.
By Kaushik Basu - Dec 26,2021
NEW YORK — US President Joe Biden’s recent Summit for Democracy was an important global event, but it slipped by almost unnoticed.
By Kaushik Basu - Nov 29,2021
ITHACA — Until a few months ago, talk of inflation was little more than a murmur: Dry data from the statistical office, reports tucked away in the newspaper and an occasional commentary.



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