Expert Zone

India’s Iraq problem

By Jaswant Singh
July 7, 2014

(This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own)

Nehru’s last stand?

By Shashi Tharoor
June 17, 2014

(This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own)

The election question

By Jaswant Singh
March 24, 2014

(This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own)

India’s decade of decay

By Jaswant Singh
January 23, 2014

(This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own)

The return of the ugly American

By Shashi Tharoor
January 7, 2014

(This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own)

The resurrection of Congress

By Shashi Tharoor
May 15, 2013

(This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own)

Why India slowed

By Raghuram Rajan
May 1, 2013

This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own

Is finance too competitive?

By Raghuram Rajan
November 15, 2012

The opinions expressed are his own

Many economists are advocating for regulation that would make banking “boring” and uncompetitive once again. After a crisis, it is not uncommon to hear calls to limit competition. During the Great Depression, the head of the United States National Recovery Administration argued that employers were being forced to lay off workers as a result of “the murderous doctrine of savage and wolfish competition, [of] dog-eat-dog and devil take the hindmost.” He appealed for a more collusive business environment, with the profits made from consumers to be shared between employers and workers.

Is inequality inhibiting growth?

By Raghuram Rajan
July 11, 2012

By Raghuram Rajan
The opinions expressed are his own

To understand how to achieve a sustained recovery from the Great Recession, we need to understand its causes. And identifying causes means starting with the evidence.

The hazard of second best

By Guest Contributor
April 5, 2012

By Mohamed A. El-Erian

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)