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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…

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.

November 11, 2016

India
Trump’s Asia, Delhi’s Smog, Park’s New PM, and More

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Asia braces for Trump. On Tuesday night, as results from the U.S. general election poured…

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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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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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January 8, 2013

Education
Globalization and Rising Inequality: A Big Question and Lousy Answers

While freer trade makes everyone collectively richer, the impacts are unequal. There are winners and losers, and even among the winners there are some who gain a great deal and some who gain very lit…

A coordinator at Bread for the City food pantry in Washington, DC fills up a bag of food to distribute (Jim Young/Courtesy Reuters).

August 10, 2012

Foreign Aid
Question of the Week: Are Randomized Controlled Trials a Good Way to Evaluate Development Projects?

Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background information and links to a full spectrum of analysis and opinion. Today’s post ta…

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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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May 4, 2016

Asia
Integrating the Region and Bridging Differences

Experts assess regional opportunities to realize economic integration through trade agreements and infrastructure investment.  

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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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