Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Vivek Dehejia – From the "Idea of India" to the "New Idea of India": The Political Economy of Federalism in India

Friday, March 9, 2018

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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Praveen Chakravarty, who partnered in this research is no longer able to join for this event. Chakravarty is a Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute.

Dr. Vivek Dehejia is Resident Senior Fellow in Political Economy at IDFC Institute. Dr. Dehejia is also Associate Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada and Columnist, Mint. He holds a PhD in Economics (1995) from Columbia University in New York, where his thesis supervisors included the Nobel laureate Robert Mundell and the noted international trade economist Jagdish Bhagwati. Dr. Dehejia is also co-author of "Indianomix: Making Sense of Modern India" (Random House India, 2012, republished in paperback 2015).

Commentator: 
Bryce Millett Steinberg, Brown University 

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