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A View From The Outside - Why Good Economics Works For Everyone

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A View from the Outside - a collection of columns by one of India's most accomplished economists and commentators assessing the promises and performance of the NDA government in the period 2002-2004. These columns were originally published in the Indian Express and Financial Express which reflected the views of P Chidambaram, Finance Minister - 1996 - 1998 and from 2004 on...more
HardCover, 372 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Penguin Books India
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Srinath
This collection of articles written by Palaniappan Chidambaram is like a ready-reckoner on indian economy, politics and governance of recent times. These articles were written between 2002-04 as columns for the newspaper Indian Express. Most, if not all the articles, are perfectly relevant even now. As the Indian Express editor Shekhar Gupta notes in his foreword, austerity and no-nonsense demeanor always have characterized this impressive politician. So it is with his writing.

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Nikhil Mulley
I never thought and knew Mr.Chidambaram had a strong view on the idea of small (as in yet size-able based on area, geography, population) states in Indian union. I think he stuck chord with me in the article 'Wake up to the state of states'. Came across this article at http://www.indianexpress.com/oldStory... and then started to read more on this book. Looking forward to get more perspectives on his thoughts which seem so contemporaneously relevant.
Dolomiski Dolomiskunoko
compiled all his news paper articles. Good read!
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