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Friday, July 26, 2013

Sen vs Bhagwati

Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati are probably the two most dominant Indian economists at the world stage.  Although they have been in debate (mainly from Bhagwati) for years on basic economic policies, however recently it crossed the limit of the past through Sen’s direct answer for the first time. Though Indian politics get involved in the current debate process, analysts didn’t find any clue in it. The following articles correctly evaluate issues related to the main distance between these two, and happily, those are mainly based on economic policy strategy. So enjoy!

1. Bhagwati versus Sen: What's going on?
2. Sen vs Bhagwati: Parallels from an earlier titanic clash
3. One cannotdiscuss policy differences without citing opponents' writings: Jagdish Bhagwati
4. There is nothing to panic about growth: Amartya Sen
5. 'I agree with Sen that lagging human development in India is a great shame' - Dilip Mookherjee, Professor at Boston University

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