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November 18, 2022

Economics
Is Industrial Policy Making a Comeback?

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of China have prompted renewed debate about the U.S. government’s role in shaping the economy.

Workers assemble Ford vehicles at the Chicago Assembly Plant in Chicago, Illinois.

November 5, 2013

India
Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya on How to Replicate India’s Growth in Other Developing Countries, in New CFR Book

Indian leaders and economic planners focused on eradicating poverty by "growing the pie rather than slicing it," and fueled the country’s growth with market-based policies, write economists Jagdish B…

November 3, 2022

Immigration and Migration
U.S. Immigration Has Become an Elaborate Bait and Switch

The broken system hurts immigrants—and makes it harder for the United States to compete.

A group of immigrants, who qualify for residency in the United States but do not yet have their legal papers, stand in line at the Immigration and Naturalization Service offices in Los Angeles.

January 4, 2013

India
Why Growth Matters

Two preeminent experts on the Indian economy argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty: the overall growth of the country's economy.

April 14, 2014

India
Why Growth Matters

Teaching Notes for Why Growth Matters by CFR Senior Fellow Jagdish N. Bhagwati and coauthor Arvind Panagriya.

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May 27, 2014

India
Five Questions for Professor Jagdish Bhagwati on the Indian Economy and Prime Minister Modi’s Next Steps

This post is part of a series on the Indian elections. Jagdish Bhagwati, university professor at Columbia University and senior fellow for international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations…

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December 6, 2012

Development
New From CFR: Foreign Affairs on Poverty in India

A review by Andrew Nathan in the November/December Foreign Affairs examines two books on poverty reduction in India, home to some 35 percent of the world’s poorest people. The first volume is Poverty…

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July 31, 2013

India
What China Needs to Learn From India

In discussions and writings about the Asia Pacific, India often seems to get short shrift—despite its size, record-breaking economic growth, and growing regional and global influence. Earlier this we…

Labourers are silhouetted against the setting sun as they work at the construction site of a residential building in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad on October 5, 2012.

September 9, 2016

India
India, the Nuclear Suppliers Group, and the Paris Climate Accord

The Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Hangzhou brought big news: U.S.-China ratification of the Paris climate agreement, heralded as an important sign of “climate change cooperation.” The world’s two l…

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February 24, 2010

India
The G20 and the Labor Ministerial Meeting

It is not surprising that the United states, which is properly concerned about the unemployment situation and the fact that employment is lagging behind output recovery, should use its influential po…