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1. Freddie now has a blog on education, recommended. 2.Collusion through AI pricing algorithms? 3. Macron was a pianist who played Schumann and Liszt.  And FT profile of Arvind Subramanian, another music lover. 4. Allan H. Meltzer has passed away. Show More Summary

The Pathology of Domestic Aid

Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India, and co-authors have a nice summary of the effect of internal domestic aid on governance (the longer version is a chapter in the excellent Indian Economic Survey.)...Show More Summary

India weighs up the return on cash handouts for the poorest

A universal basic income (UBI) -- in its simplest form, the idea of paying every citizen a no-strings wage -- was also "an idea whose time has come", said Arvind Subramanian. Although in this case, innovation came with a caveat, Subramanian...Show More Summary

India "Surprises" 51 Out Of 52 "Experts", Slashes Rates More Than Expected As Easing Bonanza Continues

Late last month, we asked how long it would be before the RBI hit back in the wake of China’s yuan deval. The Indian government’s chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian had just told ET Now television that India may need to "respond" to China’s monetary policy stance, and also hinted at further export weakness. Show More Summary

Meet Arvind Subramanian, the Man Who Could Be India’s Next Chief Economic Adviser

Economist Arvind Subramanian is the front-runner to become chief economic adviser to India’s finance ministry, a hotly anticipated appointment for the country’s new government.

Good news from India

U.S.-based economist Arvind Subramanian is poised to be named as chief economic adviser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, two sources at the finance ministry said on Friday. There is more here, via David Wessel.  Here are previous MR posts on Subramanian.

Links I liked

PhD math camp, online Arvind Subramanian’s development reading list As usual, I could just copy all David McKenzie’s links on impact evaluations A rare youth training program that worked! Dan Altman on “Why poor countries need more factory workers and fewer entrepreneurs“. … Continue reading ? The post Links I liked appeared first on Chris Blattman.

Undervalue/Overvalue: The Great Yuan Debate Continues

When last China Real Time delved into the valuation of the yuan, Arvind Subramanian of the Peterson Institute for International Economics said the currency was no longer undervalued. Nowhere was that conclusion more controversial than at the Peterson Institute itself.

Globalization and premature deindustrialization

Arvind Subramanian has a nice post, which provides additional evidence on the phenomenon of premature industrialization that I have talked about and documented previously. Arvind works with data on industry rather than manufacturing per se, which I prefer. But the...

Four changes to trade rules to facilitate climate change action

Aaditya Mattoo, Arvind Subramanian, 4 May 2013 Global climate cooperation has collapsed but the need for action has not disappeared. This column argues that only radical technological progress can reconcile climate-change goals with development. Show More Summary

Is the Yuan About to Replace the Dollar as the World's Reserve Currency?

Once again we are seeing articles and research papers stating the Chinese renmimbi (yuan) is about to replace the dollar as the global reserve currency. Here is a working paper by Arvind Subramanian and Martin Kessler at the Peterson...Show More Summary

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Micro-level conflict data, the map. And other analysis of the HiCN working papers Arvind Subramanian reviews Why Nations Fail in one graph Top-tweeting African politicians Surely xkcd should get an honorary political science PhD for this…    

The renminbi bloc is here: Asia down, the rest of the world to go?

Martin Kessler, Arvind Subramanian, 27 October 2012 As China becomes ever more important in the global economy, will its currency take on an international role? This column argues that in some sense, this is already happening

Arvind Subramanian is pessimistic about Indian growth prospects

“The Indian state is increasingly unable to provide a range of basic services: health, education, physical security, rule of law, water and sanitation. The writ of the Indian state, for example, covers only about 80% of India, with the tribal belt essentially contested by Maoist insurgents. The private sector can substitute for some of these [...]

Proposed Asian Trade Deal Flawed, Say Free Trader

Arvind Subramanian is both a free trader and a U.S.-based expert on Chinese economic power. So why does the Peterson Institute for International Economics senior fellow argue that efforts to create a Trans-Pacific Partnership should be scrapped?

U.S. Trans-Pacific Trade Deal is a Waste, Says Free Trader

Arvind Subramanian is both a free trader and a U.S.-based expert on Chinese economic power. So why does he argue efforts to create a Trans-Pacific Partnership should be scrapped?

Has China ALREADY Passed the U.S. as the World’s Largest Economy?

By Washington’s Blog While the IMF forecasts that China will surpass America as the world’s top economy in 2016, it may have already become dog top. As Arvind Subramanian – former assistant director in the Research Department of theShow More Summary

The Biggest China Bull In The World Explains Why A Hard Landing Doesn't Worry Him

Arvind Subramanian, the author of Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China's Economic Dominance, may be the only respected economist who thinks China's GDP has already passed America. So what does this uber bull think of the hard landing...Show More Summary

What Economist Arvind Subramanian Thinks of ‘China 2030?

Arvind Subramanian, an Indian economist at the Peterson Institute for International Economics who recently predicted China was on the fast track to becoming the world's top economic power, offers his thoughts on a warnings in new World Bank report that China's economy is facing a crisis.

One Scenario for Sovereign Debt

(November 16, 2011 11:52 AM, by Arnold Kling) Robert Samuelson writes, as economist Arvind Subramanian of the Peterson Institute makes clear in an open letter to IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde. What the IMF should do is organize a huge rescue fund -- at least $1 trillion to... (0 COMMENTS)

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