Jean Dreze


'Jean Dreze' - 20 News Result(s)

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

    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

  • Modi Government Gives Shock Treatment To Social Policy

    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.

  • A Book PM Modi Should Read Now

    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".

  • The Straight Arrow, Brilliant Economist

    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.

  • The Tale And Maths Of Universal Basic Income

    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.

  • Universal Basic Income For India Suddenly Trendy. Look Out

    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.

  • Child Development: Kerala Tops, Gujarat Flops, Bihar Hops

    Child Development: Kerala Tops, Gujarat Flops, Bihar Hops

    Children have been out of focus in recent debates on public policy in India. Even when budget cuts threaten to undermine child nutrition programmes, the mainstream media barely takes notice.

  • SOS to PM Modi: Don't Dilute NREGA, Write 28 Leading Economists

    SOS to PM Modi: Don't Dilute NREGA, Write 28 Leading Economists

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received a sharp letter from 28 leading economists who allege that his government is trying to dilute the rural jobs scheme brought in by the previous UPA government.

  • Can Food Security scheme stop the cheating of the hungry?

    Can Food Security scheme stop the cheating of the hungry?

    The current distribution system is dogged by complaints from customers that they are routinely shortchanged on their rations by shopkeepers, who then sell the extra grain on the black market to help compensate for their own thin earnings.

  • Don't regret Narendra Modi comments, Amartya Sen tells NDTV: Full Transcript

    Don't regret Narendra Modi comments, Amartya Sen tells NDTV: Full Transcript

    Noted economist Amartya Sen, in an interview to NDTV on Thursday, defended himself over his remarks against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he did not think the Bharatiya Janata Party strongman would make a good Prime Minister. Mr Sen also said he was "disappointed" by BJP leader Chandan Mitra's remark that he should be stripped o...

'Jean Dreze' - 18 Video Result(s)

'Jean Dreze' - 20 News Result(s)

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

    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

  • Modi Government Gives Shock Treatment To Social Policy

    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.

  • A Book PM Modi Should Read Now

    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".

  • The Straight Arrow, Brilliant Economist

    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.

  • The Tale And Maths Of Universal Basic Income

    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.

  • Universal Basic Income For India Suddenly Trendy. Look Out

    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.

  • Child Development: Kerala Tops, Gujarat Flops, Bihar Hops

    Child Development: Kerala Tops, Gujarat Flops, Bihar Hops

    Children have been out of focus in recent debates on public policy in India. Even when budget cuts threaten to undermine child nutrition programmes, the mainstream media barely takes notice.

  • SOS to PM Modi: Don't Dilute NREGA, Write 28 Leading Economists

    SOS to PM Modi: Don't Dilute NREGA, Write 28 Leading Economists

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received a sharp letter from 28 leading economists who allege that his government is trying to dilute the rural jobs scheme brought in by the previous UPA government.

  • Can Food Security scheme stop the cheating of the hungry?

    Can Food Security scheme stop the cheating of the hungry?

    The current distribution system is dogged by complaints from customers that they are routinely shortchanged on their rations by shopkeepers, who then sell the extra grain on the black market to help compensate for their own thin earnings.

  • Don't regret Narendra Modi comments, Amartya Sen tells NDTV: Full Transcript

    Don't regret Narendra Modi comments, Amartya Sen tells NDTV: Full Transcript

    Noted economist Amartya Sen, in an interview to NDTV on Thursday, defended himself over his remarks against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he did not think the Bharatiya Janata Party strongman would make a good Prime Minister. Mr Sen also said he was "disappointed" by BJP leader Chandan Mitra's remark that he should be stripped o...

  • In Nitish Kumar's Bihar, reality counters claims of development

    In Nitish Kumar's Bihar, reality counters claims of development

    At every public platform, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his administration have flaunted economic data to show how effective policies and governance have created a resurgent Bihar.

  • Full transcript: Your Call with Professor Amartya Sen and Professor Jean Dreze

    Full transcript: <i>Your Call</i> with Professor Amartya Sen and Professor Jean Dreze

    At a time when there is an interesting debate in India going on growth versus the development issue and the need for the second phase of reforms, Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen and Professor Jean Dreze, Development Economist, talk to NDTV about growth and welfare programmes.

  • Top scientist seeks nuclear moratorium

    A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sought more transparency, accountability and transparency from the Indian nuclear establishment, top Indian scientist Dr. P Balram has called for a moratorium on nuclear development.Dr. Balram, who is also the Director of the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, has been backed by 60 other signatories....

  • Will Unique Identity Number derail NREGA?

    Will Unique Identity Number derail NREGA?

    Two of the UPA's flagship programmes, the Unique Identity Number project (UID) and Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme are on a collision course."I am not against technology, by I think linking the Unique Identity Number project to NREGA can be very dangerous," said Jean Dreze, Member , National Advisory Council.Right now, all that a person needs to ...

  • Dreze: Why no food security for all?

    Dreze: Why no food security for all?

    The Food Security Bill is something that the UPA government has been hoping would be its flagship scheme in its second tenure, but a day after the National Advisory Council (NAC) watered down its recommendations on the bill, differences within the Council and with the government came out in the open. Jean Dreze, a member of the NAC, and the face of...

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