Interviews where books by Amartya Sen were recommended
Kaushik Basu, Professor of Economics at Cornell and former Chief Economist of the World Bank (2012-2016), says there’s a Gandhian way of evaluating society that takes account of both growth and inequality, and tells us why his job is an anthropologist’s dream come true. He picks the best books to understand India’s economy.
UNICEF’s 2010 State of the World’s Children Report, Celebrating 20 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
UNDP, The Human Development Report 2003
The No-Nonsense Guide to the United Nations
by Maggie Black
Just Give Money to the Poor
by Joseph Hanlon, Armando Barrientos and David Hulme
The Idea of Justice
by Amartya Sen
What is economic development? What does it take to make it happen? What can we learn from the days Britain was still a developing country? Eminent Indian economist, Pranab Bardhan, recommends the best books to better understand economic development.
What is the difference between fairness and equality? In contemporary capitalist societies, some inequality is inevitable and desirable. But the rewards for the few at the top have soared while the rest have been squeezed. Is this fair? We need a new social contract, says the author and columnist