Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Democracy vs Capitalism

September 12, 2013

Over the last few months, India has been going through an experience well known to the historically inclined students of political economy: namely, a clash between democracy and capitalism. Most wealthy democracies have had this experience at a certain stage of development, and one might even argue that the clash has not yet fully disappeared. By looking at the matter comparatively, we can perhaps get a surer perspective on India's current economic malaise. Read theĀ full article.