Revised excerpts from the 16th JRD Tata lecture, delivered in New Delhi, 19 August 2013. This is a difficult time for the Indian economy. Growth has slowed, with industry shrinking over the last…

Kaushik Basu |

In the last five years, higher food prices have provoked government interventions in agricultural markets across the globe, often in the name of protecting the poor. But do higher food prices…

The economic liberalization during the last couple of decades led to impressive economic growth and poverty reduction in many developing countries. This period has also witnessed worsening of…

Forhad Shilpi |

In the policy discussions related to hunger, malnutrition, poverty and wellbeing, calorie intake is often the focus. Increasingly, however, micronutrient malnutrition appears to be a critical…

Aminur Rahman |