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By Kaushik Basu - Jul 23,2023
ITHACA, NEW YORK — Technology is changing the world faster than policymakers can devise new ways to cope with it.
By Kaushik Basu - Jun 13,2023
SINGAPORE — For economists, anthropologists, sociologists and political scientists, Singapore represents a veritable laboratory of conundrums waiting to be analysed.In the pre-colonial era, this island of marsh and swamps served as a trading settlement, thanks to its relative pro
By Kaushik Basu - May 04,2023
 NEW YORK — The Spring Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund usually provide a platform for various organisations, policymakers, and commentators to reflect on the state of the global economy, offer assessments of the previous year’s developments, and fo
By Kaushik Basu - Apr 05,2023
ITHACA — The state of global politics has economists, political scientists and political philosophers floundering. We are witnessing a level of polarisation rarely seen.
By Kaushik Basu - Jan 08,2023
MUMBAI — In December, India began its yearlong  G-20 presidency, taking over from Indonesia amid rising geopolitical tensions and economic uncertainty. Surging inflation has raised the specter of a global recession.
By Kaushik Basu - Nov 09,2022
WASHINGTON, DC  —  Rising inflation has put the United States on edge. While much of the focus so far has rightly been on the pain that price increases inflict on ordinary Americans, many are concerned about the long-term political effects.
By Kaushik Basu - Jul 23,2022
HAMBURG  —  As Sri Lanka’s economy unravels before our eyes, one must ask how this could happen in a country that is historically known for its high standard of living and stable economy.
By Kaushik Basu - Jul 06,2022
KOLKATA — The world is battling a deadly virus that refuses to go away. War and brutality have returned to Europe, thanks to an unhinged tyrant in the Kremlin.
By Kaushik Basu - Jun 01,2022
THACA  —  Food shortages are beginning to cast a shadow over the world. One long-term factor is the warming of our planet, which has slowly destroyed agricultural land.
By Kaushik Basu - Apr 30,2022
ITHACA  —  Inflation has suddenly become a major problem in virtually all countries.



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