Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh On Imperialism in the 21st Century

June 29, 2017
Imperialism, explains the renowned economist – whether explicit or implicit – is about the struggle to control economic territories such as markets, workers and natural resources. From explicit colonial control, imperialism has today evolved into forms of “inter-imperialist rivalries” wherein instead of a “free market”, the state exercises its control to further the interest of capitalists, rather than common people.

Ecuador

February 2, 2012
Public spending fuels Ecuador leader's popularity By GONZALO SOLANO, Associated Press – Jan 25, 2012   QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Amparo Martinez's universe is two small, tidy rooms in a poor Quito neighborhood that she shares with her 83-year-old mother and a severely handicapped daughter. Her predicament makes holding a job impossible, so the three depend on…

Ecuador Creating Alternative to Neo-Liberal Model

February 2, 2012
Public spending fuels Ecuador leader's popularity By GONZALO SOLANO, Associated Press – Jan 25, 2012   QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Amparo Martinez's universe is two small, tidy rooms in a poor Quito neighborhood that she shares with her 83-year-old mother and a severely handicapped daughter. Her predicament makes holding a job impossible, so the three depend on…

Is a Universal Social Net Good Macro Economics?

November 28, 2011

J. Ghosh: A safety net helps to raise wages and create real demand