An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India (MIT Press)

An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India (MIT Press)

In December 2009, the economist Kaushik Basu left the rarefied world of academic research for the nuts and bolts of policymaking. Appointed by the then Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, to be chief economic adviser (CEA) to the Government of India, Basu — a theorist, with special interest in development economics, and a professor of economics at Cornell University — discovered the complexity of applying economic models to the real world. Effective policymaking, Basu learned, integrat…

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