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Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh is Professor of Economics and currently also Chairperson at the Center for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, in New Delhi, India. With C.P. Chandrasekhar, she co-authored "Crisis as Conquest: Learning from East Asia." Jayati is also a contributor to Foreign Policy In Focus

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Crucial Next Steps for a Successful People's Vaccine

The world desperately needs the TRIPS waiver and stronger measures to ensure the transfer of knowledge and technology to produce Covid-19 vaccines.

Jayati Ghosh ·

Rich Countries Can—And Should—Help the Rest of the World With Vaccines and Debt Relief

Political leaders in the developed world must recognize that no one is safe until everyone is safe, and that a healthy global economy is not possible without a strong recovery everywhere.

Michael Spence ·

'Global Minimum Tax on Multinationals': An Open Letter to Joe Biden on International Corporate Taxation

For too long, international institutions have failed to address one of the most toxic aspects of globalization: tax avoidance and evasion by multinational corporations.

José Antonio Ocampo ·

Open Letter From 40+ Economists Regarding Ecuador and the Dollar

Not only has leading presidential candidate Andrés Arauz emphasized that he is committed to maintaining the dollar as the national currency, he and his party have a long track record of taking strong measures to make sure that dollarization did not come under threat.

James K. Galbraith ·

The Exploitation Time Bomb

Worsening economic inequality in recent years is largely the result of policy choices that reflect the political influence and lobbying power of the rich. There is now a self-reinforcing pattern of high profits, low investment, and rising inequality—posing a threat not only to economic growth, but also to democracy

Jayati Ghosh ·

Blame US Trade Policy for Sky-High Drug Prices

Skyrocketing drug prices were a major issue in the 2016 US presidential campaign, and the Trump administration has since announced measures to bring them down. Why, then, is the administration also pushing for intellectual-property rules that give pharmaceutical giants even more price-gouging power?

Jayati Ghosh ·

150 Years of 'Das Kapital': How Relevant Is Marx Today?

The seminal work of the 19th century economist still provides a framework for understanding contemporary capitalism.

Jayati Ghosh ·

Socialism Is Not Dead (Indeed, It Has More to Offer Than Ever)

The Emerging Left Has Much to offer a World Compromised by Capitalism

Jayati Ghosh ·

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