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Mitra discusses India's need for an effective rescue plan in Economic Times

"As reviving the economy is not possible without restarting production, there needs to be a phased exit from the lockdown through extensive testing that identifies people who can go back to work with the confidence that they won’t contract the disease from others," says Devashish Mitra, Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

June 1, 2020

See related: Economic Policy, India

Maxwell, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore explore expanding collaboration

Maxwell’s partnership with the government of India and IIMB continues the efforts of civil servants and academics from both countries to learn from each other. “This is an active partnership that works for all parties,” Dan Nelson, international program manager, says.

December 13, 2019

Mitra discusses India's decision to opt out of RCEP in Economic Times

"I sincerely hope...India will soon decide to join RCEP at a future date, when it is also able to obtain better terms," says Devashish Mitra, Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

November 15, 2019

See related: Economic Policy, India

Mitra discusses the state of India's economy in Economic Times

"The economy’s temporary problems can easily become more permanent unless both long-term and short-term measures are taken simultaneously," says Devashish Mitra, Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

October 31, 2019

See related: Economic Policy, India

Zoli op-ed on Taliban peace talks published in Newsday

Corri Zoli's article on US-Taliban peace talks was published in Newsday. "Some analysts have argued that the current peace negotiations with the Taliban are a face-saving exit for the United States, given hefty public pressure from the Trump administration, which intends to keep its campaign promise of getting out of Iraq and Afghanistan," writes Zoli.
September 11, 2019

Bhan discusses the conflict in Kashmir with Al Jazeera, BBC News

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology and Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies, says that the resistance to India's revocation of Articles 370 and 35A "depends of course on this massive military influx of the Indian forces into Kashmir territory and how that's going to pen out, how people are going to be able to navigate this new terrain of intense militarization."

August 12, 2019

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