Crimson staff writer

Ravi N. Mulani

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India Calling

America’s most important economic partnership and security alliance in the next few decades will be with India.


The Curse of Low Expectations

The Federal Reserve is on the right path, but much more bold action is needed, because unless there is a truly massive change in expectations, the economy will continue to grow far below its potential.


A British Tragedy

Britain needs to deal with its budget problems, but now is not the time to do so


The Pledge to the Top One Percent

The Republicans have a lot of old, tried, and discarded ideas in their tax plan.


The 'Double X' Factor

The world’s women are still prevented from reaching their full economic potential in many countries


Unequal and Un-American

Our unequal society has now reached an economic crisis point, with America’s poor and middle classes failing to make ends meet.


The Fed Must Act

The Federal Reserve is failing to fulfill its mandate to pursue the goals of price stability and maximum employment.

Summer Postcard

POSTCARD: Don't Tear it Down

In the interest of preserving a special part of China’s heritage, the government should set aside areas as protected for historical purposes and make sure that they stay as they were.

Summer Postcard

POSTCARD: “New Colonialism?” Try “Good Investment."

If anything, China might just be doing a better job of aid and investment than Western countries have done in Africa.

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POSTCARD: China, #1 in Clean Energy

In a surprising development for a young economy, China is on its way to becoming a global environmental leader.


POSTCARD: Natural Capital

It is impossible to imagine Asia without its sacred rivers, vibrant oceans, teeming forests, and stunning landscapes, but the continent will soon face life without its natural treasures if it does not realize their true value.


POSTCARD: The Chinese Worker, On the Rise

If workers are not empowered through fair wages and representation, discontent with the government and social instability may ensue—posing a major threat to economic growth.


Financial Follies

As the debate continues, many Democrats and Republicans are trying to outdo each other to see who can seem “toughest” on reform, but in the process, they are failing to understand which regulations really need to be in place for the economy to function well.


‘I Will Give You Nothing for That’

The small, symbolic act of refusing to bribe in the same manner as thousands of other people has emboldened many individuals in India and thus anti-corruption advocates throughout the developing world.


Making the Right Choices

For centuries, our elections have suffered from a flawed, plurality voting system.