Demonetisation Decoded: A critique of India’s currency experiment

“Demonetisation Decoded: A critique of India’s currency experiment”, written by Jayati Ghosh, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Prabhat Patnaik and published by Routledge India, is an important book that provides a quick and concise explanation of the goals, implications, initial effects and the political economy of the major demonetisation move of the Indian government, that involved de-recognition of over 86 per cent of the value of Indian currency in circulation in one stroke.

C.P. Chandrasekhar speaks on “Rising Inequality in the Global South”

Prof. C.P. Chandrasekhar speaks about the rise in inequalities in recent times in Asian countries, despite high rates of economic growth in some of these countries. He explains how this recent trend is different from the previous experiences of countries like South Korea in the first phase of their industrialization, when economic growth was followed by real improvements in the standard of living of even the lowest section of society. For the full session, please click here >>