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is a professor of economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.  

All articles of Praveen Jha

Multilateral agenda

Walk the talk regarding SDGs

The international community has sensible goals, but needs a coherent policy framework to achieve them.

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Government revenues

How to increase the fiscal space

The budgets of many developing countries and emerging markets are far too constrained

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International finance institutions

Two multilateral banks based in China

What the NDB and AIIB have in common – and how they differ

International relations

A brief history of the BRICS

Why Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa as a group are no real counterweight to the US-led G7

Climate justice

Climate justice cannot be left to market dynamics

There is an international trend to draft green deals, but they are not up to task

Political systems

Fighting poverty

The comparison of India with China shows that formal democracy does not necessarily lead to more development-oriented governance

Asian giants

China is ahead of India

Statistics show that Communist China has been outperforming formally democratic India for decades

Social protection

No longer convincing trendsetter

After dramatic social-spending cuts, it does not make much sense to speak of a European social model anymore

Social protection

What independence leaders found impressive

What impression European welfare states made on the leaders of former colonies

Emerging markets

Allied rivals

In economic terms, India is still lagging behind China

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