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    The Battle of Bretton Woods by Benn Steil

    The remarkable story of how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn, deemed "a triumph" by the Financial Times.

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    Why Growth Matters by Jagdish N. Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya

    Two experts argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can alleviate India's poverty: the overall growth of the country's economy.

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