The China Delusion
Feb 18, 2016
The current bout of exchange rate anxiety is really just a symptom of the fact that China’s transition from an export-led growth strategy to one propelled by domestic consumption is proceeding far less smoothly than hoped.
Renminbi to the Rescue?
Dec 10, 2015
With the RMB in the SDR, careful progression in China could balance the international monetary system.
The SDR is the Catalyst for China’s Currency Internationalization
Dec 7, 2015
There is a deeper story to be told about the inclusion of the Renminbi.
RMB in SDR, Now What?
Dec 2, 2015
“Governments propose, markets dispose,” as Charles Kindleberger liked to say.
Networks and Misallocation: Insurance, Migration, and the Rural-Urban Wage Gap
We provide an explanation for the large spatial wage disparities and low male migration in India based on the trade-off between consumption-smoothing, provided by caste-based rural insurance networks, and the income-gains from migration.
Religious Riots and Electoral Politics in India
The effect of ethnic violence on electoral results provides useful insights into voter behaviour and the incentives for political parties in democratic societies.
Jim Chanos on China: The Emperor is In His Underwear
Sep 28, 2015
The best-known China bear says the emperor is not yet naked, but getting there.
China and the Challenge of Economic Reform
Aug 27, 2015
Bursting Bubbles leave a mess – in the markets, throughout the real economy, in societies, in politics and with policymaking.
Northeast Asia: The Balkans of the 21st Century?
Apr 9, 2015 | 09:15—10:45
Can Democracy Survive Aggressive Global Capitalism?
Mar 6, 2015
Rana Dasgupta shares his view of the contradictions and tensions of India’s economic and political scenes.
How India’s Traumatic Capitalism is Reshaping the World
Mar 2, 2015
A British national of Bengali origin, novelist Rana Dasgupta recently turned to nonfiction to explore the explosive social and economic changes in Delhi starting in 1991, when India launched a series of profoundly transformative economic reforms.
Shadow Banks in China: Causes, Impacts and Policy Options
This research project explores the causes and consequences of the rise of China’s shadow banks based on the Modern Money Theory and its extension on the analysis on modern financial systems.
Creating a Culture of Entrepreneurship in India
Jul 23, 2014
Ajay Kela on creating a culture of entrepreneurship in India.
Can Structural Reform Boost Economic Growth?
How to rebalance Chinese economy has become a topic of heated discussion. After years of fast economic expansion, now China faces a difficult crossroad. The global financial crisis provided clear evidence that China’s traditional export-driven strategy is vulnerable to slumps of the external demand.
Economic Progress and Financial Reform in China
Apr 11, 2014 | 07:00—07:00