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Economist Jagdish Bhagwati lauded 'Gujarat model': Anandiben Patel

Noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel at Gandhinagar and lauded 'the Gujarat Model' of development.

Modi has a practical approach to trade, investment: Bhagwati

 Endorsing the steps initiated by Narendra Modi-government to boost India's economy, noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati has said the Indian Prime Minister has a "practical approach" to trade and investment.

Retain Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor, Jagdish Bhagwati advises Modi

Describing the BJP's election victory as an "astonishing triumph of Narendra Modi", noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati Monday advised him to retain Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor and to hold monthly press conferences to articulate the government's agenda.

I have no affection for Narendra Modi or Amartya Sen: Economist Jagdish Bhagwati

After Amartya Sen`s remarks that he would not like to see Modi as India`s Prime Minister, noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati has said he has no particular affection for either Modi or Rahul Gandhi.

'India's growth strategy has lessons for developing nations'

India's strategy of eradicating poverty by "growing the pie rather than slicing it", and fuelling the country's growth with market-based policies holds lessons for other developing countries, suggest two leading Indian-American economists.

`India will not carry any clout if it falls behind in growth`

India will not carry any clout at the international level if it falls behind in economic growth, cautioned top international economist Jagdish Bhagwati.

India needs to lobby better on outsourcing: Bhagwati

With jobs a continuing issue, any time politicians in the US condemn outsourcing, we lose brownie points," he said.

RBI overplaying inflation; must focus on growth now: Bhagwati

Noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati Wednesday called for realignment in the monetary policy stance adopted by the Reserve Bank and stressed on the need to shift focus on growth from the current inflation-fighting mode.

India can revert to 8-9% growth in 2-3 years, says Bhagwati

India had been growing around 8-9 percent before the global financial meltdown of 2008. The growth rate in 2011-12 slipped to nine-year low of 6.5 percent.

“Auction of spectrum would have prevented 2G scam”

Renowned economist Jagdish
Bhagwati today said the use of "market-using" reforms would
have prevented the gargantuan 2G spectrum scandal.

India converted `brain drain` into `gain`: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
today said India has overcome the problem of `brain drain` and
is drawing on the global `brain bank` of people of Indian