Jean Dreze


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  • BJP "In War" With Those Who Work For Poor: Rahul Gandhi On Jean Dreze

    BJP "In War" With Those Who Work For Poor: Rahul Gandhi On Jean Dreze

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday expressed concern over noted economist Jean Dreze's detention in BJP-ruled Jharkhand, alleging the party was in a "state of war" with everybody who works for the poor and the downtrodden.

  • Economist Jean Dreze Among 3 Activists Detained For 2 Hours In Jharkhand

    Economist Jean Dreze Among 3 Activists Detained For 2 Hours In Jharkhand

    Noted economist Jean Dreze and two other activists working to ensure Right to Food, were detained by the Jharkhand police for two hours today, allegedly for organising a meeting without permission. The activists alleged that the police initially said a case would be filed against them for breaking the law. They were eventually released without any ...

  • Government Needs To Shed Its Obsession With Economic Growth: Jean Dreze

    Government Needs To Shed Its Obsession With Economic Growth: Jean Dreze

    The Narendra Modi government needs to shed its "obsession" with economic growth and take a broader view of what development is about, argues noted economist Jean Dreze.

  • 60 Economists Write to Arun Jaitley - Jean Dreze Explains

    60 Economists Write to Arun Jaitley - Jean Dreze Explains

    Recent research suggests that pension schemes are among India's best social security programmes, with low administrative costs, relatively little corruption, and positive effects on the lives for widows and the elderly. There are good reasons for consolidating these programmes, not only by raising the pension amounts, but also by expanding their co...

  • Opinion: Review Of Jean Dreze's Book, Jholawala Economics For Everyone

    Opinion: Review Of Jean Dreze's Book, <i>Jholawala Economics For Everyone</i>

    If anyone had to write a book with the word jholawala in the title, that would have to be Jean Dreze, because whatever you might think of his views, he is the uber-jholawala, or to paraphrase ustadon ke ustad, the jholawalon ka jholawala.

  • Jholawala Economics For Everyone

    <i>Jholawala</i> Economics For Everyone

    Exclusive excerpt from Jean Dreze's book Sense And Solidarity

  • Opinion: Modi Government Gives Shock Treatment To Social Policy

    Opinion: Modi Government Gives Shock Treatment To Social Policy

    The Modi government is finally getting some flak, as it should, for its confused economic policies, epitomised by the demonetisation blunder last year.

  • Heckled By Jharkhand Minister, Activist Jean Dreze Cuts Short Speech

    Heckled By Jharkhand Minister, Activist Jean Dreze Cuts Short Speech

    Development economist Jean Dreze was forced to cut short his speech at a programme in Jharkhand after the state's agriculture minister Randhir Kumar Singh heckled him, reportedly because he was offended at his references to the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, the BJP's ideological mentor.

  • Opinion: A Book PM Modi Should Read Now

    Opinion: A Book PM Modi Should Read Now

    "The idea that black money or wealth is held in the form of notes tucked away in suitcases of pillow cases is nave. And in any case, even those who are caught napping - or waiting - will have the chance to convert the notes through paid agents...But the gesture had to be made, and produced much work and little gain."

  • Economists Owe Explanation For False Trauma On Notes Ban: NK Singh

    Economists Owe Explanation For False Trauma On Notes Ban: NK Singh

    Countering the charge that notes ban had slowed down India's economic growth, BJP's NK Singh, who also heads the centre's Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Review Panel, said: "Distinguished economists owe an explanation for having traumatised the nation falsely on the likely negative impact of demonetisation".

  • Opinion: The Straight Arrow, Brilliant Economist

    Opinion: The Straight Arrow, Brilliant Economist

    Kenneth Arrow was among the rarest of rare economists - exceptionally brilliant, learned, gentle and public-spirited. His departure from this world earlier this week, at the handsome age of 95, was a huge loss not only for the economics profession but for all of us.

  • Opinion: The Tale And Maths Of Universal Basic Income

    Opinion: The Tale And Maths Of Universal Basic Income

    UBI is an idea whose time will come, but that time is still quite distant as far as India is concerned.

  • Opinion: Universal Basic Income For India Suddenly Trendy. Look Out

    Opinion: Universal Basic Income For India Suddenly Trendy. Look Out

    A recent headline in Quartz, an otherwise serious media agency, claims that Jammu and Kashmir is the first state in India to "commit to a universal basic income" (UBI). A glance at the original source quickly negates this claim: it is based on nothing more than "seeds of a thought" (sic) from the Finance Minister of J&K about possible cash transfer...

  • 7.5% Economic Growth Failed To Change People's Lives: Jean Dreze

    7.5% Economic Growth Failed To Change People's Lives: Jean Dreze

    Indias average economic growth rate of 7.5 per cent in the last 12 years has failed to bring about any significant improvement in the quality of life of the common people, noted development economist Jean Dreze said.

  • In Drought-Hit Uttar Pradesh, The Poor Are Eating Rotis Made Of Grass

    In Drought-Hit Uttar Pradesh, The Poor Are Eating Rotis Made Of Grass

    Bundelkhand has been roiled by three successive crop failures - for two years because of drought, and a year in the middle because of unseasonal rain.

'Jean Dreze' - 20 Video Result(s)

'Jean Dreze' - 24 News Result(s)

  • BJP "In War" With Those Who Work For Poor: Rahul Gandhi On Jean Dreze

    BJP "In War" With Those Who Work For Poor: Rahul Gandhi On Jean Dreze

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday expressed concern over noted economist Jean Dreze's detention in BJP-ruled Jharkhand, alleging the party was in a "state of war" with everybody who works for the poor and the downtrodden.

  • Economist Jean Dreze Among 3 Activists Detained For 2 Hours In Jharkhand

    Economist Jean Dreze Among 3 Activists Detained For 2 Hours In Jharkhand

    Noted economist Jean Dreze and two other activists working to ensure Right to Food, were detained by the Jharkhand police for two hours today, allegedly for organising a meeting without permission. The activists alleged that the police initially said a case would be filed against them for breaking the law. They were eventually released without any ...

  • Government Needs To Shed Its Obsession With Economic Growth: Jean Dreze

    Government Needs To Shed Its Obsession With Economic Growth: Jean Dreze

    The Narendra Modi government needs to shed its "obsession" with economic growth and take a broader view of what development is about, argues noted economist Jean Dreze.

  • 60 Economists Write to Arun Jaitley - Jean Dreze Explains

    60 Economists Write to Arun Jaitley - Jean Dreze Explains

    Recent research suggests that pension schemes are among India's best social security programmes, with low administrative costs, relatively little corruption, and positive effects on the lives for widows and the elderly. There are good reasons for consolidating these programmes, not only by raising the pension amounts, but also by expanding their co...

  • Opinion: Review Of Jean Dreze's Book, Jholawala Economics For Everyone

    Opinion: Review Of Jean Dreze's Book, <i>Jholawala Economics For Everyone</i>

    If anyone had to write a book with the word jholawala in the title, that would have to be Jean Dreze, because whatever you might think of his views, he is the uber-jholawala, or to paraphrase ustadon ke ustad, the jholawalon ka jholawala.

  • Jholawala Economics For Everyone

    <i>Jholawala</i> Economics For Everyone

    Exclusive excerpt from Jean Dreze's book Sense And Solidarity

  • Opinion: Modi Government Gives Shock Treatment To Social Policy

    Opinion: Modi Government Gives Shock Treatment To Social Policy

    The Modi government is finally getting some flak, as it should, for its confused economic policies, epitomised by the demonetisation blunder last year.

  • Heckled By Jharkhand Minister, Activist Jean Dreze Cuts Short Speech

    Heckled By Jharkhand Minister, Activist Jean Dreze Cuts Short Speech

    Development economist Jean Dreze was forced to cut short his speech at a programme in Jharkhand after the state's agriculture minister Randhir Kumar Singh heckled him, reportedly because he was offended at his references to the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, the BJP's ideological mentor.

  • Opinion: A Book PM Modi Should Read Now

    Opinion: A Book PM Modi Should Read Now

    "The idea that black money or wealth is held in the form of notes tucked away in suitcases of pillow cases is nave. And in any case, even those who are caught napping - or waiting - will have the chance to convert the notes through paid agents...But the gesture had to be made, and produced much work and little gain."

  • Economists Owe Explanation For False Trauma On Notes Ban: NK Singh

    Economists Owe Explanation For False Trauma On Notes Ban: NK Singh

    Countering the charge that notes ban had slowed down India's economic growth, BJP's NK Singh, who also heads the centre's Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Review Panel, said: "Distinguished economists owe an explanation for having traumatised the nation falsely on the likely negative impact of demonetisation".

  • Opinion: The Straight Arrow, Brilliant Economist

    Opinion: The Straight Arrow, Brilliant Economist

    Kenneth Arrow was among the rarest of rare economists - exceptionally brilliant, learned, gentle and public-spirited. His departure from this world earlier this week, at the handsome age of 95, was a huge loss not only for the economics profession but for all of us.

  • Opinion: The Tale And Maths Of Universal Basic Income

    Opinion: The Tale And Maths Of Universal Basic Income

    UBI is an idea whose time will come, but that time is still quite distant as far as India is concerned.

  • Opinion: Universal Basic Income For India Suddenly Trendy. Look Out

    Opinion: Universal Basic Income For India Suddenly Trendy. Look Out

    A recent headline in Quartz, an otherwise serious media agency, claims that Jammu and Kashmir is the first state in India to "commit to a universal basic income" (UBI). A glance at the original source quickly negates this claim: it is based on nothing more than "seeds of a thought" (sic) from the Finance Minister of J&K about possible cash transfer...

  • 7.5% Economic Growth Failed To Change People's Lives: Jean Dreze

    7.5% Economic Growth Failed To Change People's Lives: Jean Dreze

    Indias average economic growth rate of 7.5 per cent in the last 12 years has failed to bring about any significant improvement in the quality of life of the common people, noted development economist Jean Dreze said.

  • In Drought-Hit Uttar Pradesh, The Poor Are Eating Rotis Made Of Grass

    In Drought-Hit Uttar Pradesh, The Poor Are Eating Rotis Made Of Grass

    Bundelkhand has been roiled by three successive crop failures - for two years because of drought, and a year in the middle because of unseasonal rain.

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