Only by sorting the good from the bad (and the very bad) can we understand inequality and what to do about it. Photo: AP

Angus Deaton | How inequality works

7 min read . 01 Jan 2018
While most economists agree that the prospects for the global economy appear brighter, many of them are not as sanguine when it comes to medium-term or even long-term prospects. Photo: AFP
A file photo of Larry Summers. Photo: Bloomberg

A tale of two stagnations

1 min read . 24 Oct 2016
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Can an economy grow forever?

8 min read . 16 Apr 2016
In emerging markets, slow growth in the advanced economies has shut down a traditional development path: export-led growth. Photo: Mint<br />
The consensus view on industrial production, which expected a 2.5% growth for the month, couldn’t have had a wider miss. Photo: Bloomberg<br />
French President Francois Hollande (left) talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the second day of the EU summit in Brussels, on Friday. Photo: John Thys/AFP<br /><br />
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

The lodestar of Indian liberalism

3 min read . 19 Feb 2014
Much credit growth is not critical to economic growth, because it does not play a direct role in financing consumption or investment. Photo: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images/ AFP<br />

Debt and demand | Adair Turner

4 min read . 30 Dec 2013
The single biggest dent in poverty occurred over the last 30 years, a period marked by the strongest economic growth since World War II. Photo: HT<br />

Poverty in time of great stagnation

2 min read . 16 Dec 2013
The inflation iceberg

The inflation iceberg

4 min read . 14 Jan 2008
The inflation iceberg

The inflation iceberg

4 min read . 14 Jan 2008