Why Kerala is like Kuwait, while Madhya Pradesh is like Haiti
For its level of income, India, as well as many of its states, could do a much better job in taking care of their most vulnerable people
American poet Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself"—“Do I contradict myself/ Very well then I contradict myself/I am large, I contain multitudes"—seems tailor-made for India. Which country can India be compared to, in economic terms? Is India’s level of economic development more or less like Vietnam’s, because their per capita incomes, in international dollars and in purchasing power parity terms, are almost the same?