Influence operations by state actors into India We in India are used to influence operations mounted by businessmen and political parties, aimed at…
How countries treat their rich Jack Ma was once worth $60 billion; he just lost a lot of his empire. Rich people have faced many travails in countries…

December 2022

Foundations for an Indian JETP The energy transition involves a problem of `investability’, and once this is solved, the problem of investment. One…
Five questions about the world economy in 2023 The external environment is unusually important in shaping the Indian economy, e.g. as was seen during…
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The 2022 conference is a joint effort between Vanderbilt Law School, Trustbridge and XKDR Forum, powered by interest and goodwill from the intellectual…

November 2022

Creating conditions for less firm failure The difficulties of firms like Theranos, WeWork and FTX have led to debates about the role of investors in…
Recent asset price movements The last week has been a dramatic time for global asset prices. There was a good inflation number in the US, and the…
The 2nd edition, Revised and Updated, is out.

October 2022

Vijay Kelkar and I have a column in the Business Standard today, Many roads lead to a sound GST. The GST was originally intended as the replacement for…
Enforcement at SEBI Regulators in India are increasingly the tip of the spear of state control over private persons. In recent research, Devendra Damle…

September 2022

Dawn of the third globalisation? The first globalisation ended in 1914 and the second globalisation reached critical mass in roughly 1980. In the second…
Nuclear energy in the climate transition The revolutions that have taken place in solar, wind and in energy storage are simply remarkable. But getting…
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