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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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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 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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February 10, 2015

India
What the Delhi Elections Mean for Indian Foreign and International Economic Policy (Not Much, Yet)

Delhi voters just elected—by a landslide—the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to lead their state assembly. What’s more, the chief minister will again be quirkily charismatic Arvind Kejriwal, who led the new an…

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February 13, 2015

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of February 13, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, William Piekos, Ariella Rotenberg, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. After nearly a year of president’s rule, the Aam Aadmi …

Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party (AAP) chief and its chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal (center), waves to his supporters in New Delhi on February 10, 2015 (Adnan Abidi/Courtesy Reuters).

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.

March 12, 2014

India
Indian Politics: From Identity to Governance

This post is part of a series on the Indian elections. In the fall of 1990, I got off an Air India flight and landed in Delhi for the first time. I was taking part in a college semester abroad progr…

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