Jayati Ghosh


Jayati Ghosh

Learn fiscal resilience from Uzbeks

Even before the turmoil caused by the global financial crisis has been adequately dealt with in terms of the adverse effects on employment and living conditions, governments across the world are being

How finance is abetting suicide

Rarely has an economic idea had such a brief revival.

The IMF’s pitiless helping hand

For a while after the global financial crisis broke, we were told that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) would change.

Dripping economy

What on earth are they thinking?

West Bengal’s health secret

For at least the past year, and probably more, media reports about West Bengal have generally been negative.

The stupidity of financial markets

In the global economy, the past few months have been as bizarre as anything that could be imagined.

A hostage of finance

In the ongoing war between international finance capital and the citizens of the world, it is remarkable how many recent battles finance has won.

IMF’s strange recession cure

May.04 : When the Group of Twenty (G20) meeting in the midst of global economic crisis led to a substantially expanded role for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), there were many heads shaking in response. After all, the IMF was not exactly celebrated for either its ability to warn of impending crisis or its effective response to crisis.

The burden of export-led growth

March 23 : One of the apparently contradictory features of the global economic boom that preceded the financial crisis was the extent to which the benefits were unevenly spread. In the developed world, this boom is generally seen as one in which developing countries made their presence felt

Will women’s bill change things? Yes.

March.09 : It may still happen. If the Women’s Reservation Bill — which was tabled in the Rajya Sabha yesterday amidst chaos and disruption — does actually get passed by both Houses of Parliament, it will bring to closure an issue that has been hanging fire for 14 years in national politics. It may even be law in time for the next general elections in the country.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.