Kaushik Basu
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Opinion | Pollution by the numbers

4 min read . 30 Nov 2018
The frustration of large segments of the population has created fertile ground for tribalism, which politicians like Trump and Bolsonaro have eagerly exploited. Photo:

Opinion | Why is democracy faltering?

4 min read . 31 Oct 2018
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Why patriotism is good fiscal policy

10 min read . 20 Aug 2018
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo: Reuters
South Africa, the continent’s strongest economy, is now facing the difficult task of tackling its deep-rooted corruption. Photo: Reuters

Africa’s delayed arrival

4 min read . 08 Feb 2018
Plenty of people—including many of the world’s wealthy—recognize how unacceptable severe inequality is, both morally and economically. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

Inequality in the 21st century

4 min read . 22 Dec 2017