E. Somanathan In Abhijit Banerjee, Gita Gopinath, Raghuram Rajan and Mihir Sharma, What the Economy Needs Now (2019)
India’s economy is under threat with rising unemployment, Banks in crisis, falling GDP and farmers’ unrest making headlines daily. In this brilliant and urgent book, The country’s most important economists, including Abhijit Banerjee, Gita Gopinath and Raghuram Rajan, bring together their proposals on how to get the country back on track. Collectively the book provides solutions to the key problems that India is currently facing – labour reforms, healthcare, education and the environment –while also focusing on the vital economic growth of the nation. Rigorously yet accessibly argued, what the economy needs now is a timely and deeply important book.