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Can demonetisation deliver votes?

2019-01-02T12:30:40+00:00January 9th, 2017|2018/2017, Final Word, India Investment Journal January 2017, Year|

Good economics has given rich political returns over the last decade. Will the trend hold in 2017? In India, conventional wisdom had it, for decades, that good economics makes for bad politics. Some politicians still think caste, religion and populism are more important factors than economic growth. It is probably this line of thinking that has prompted politicians of all hues – from Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to Uttar Pradesh chief ministerial aspirant [...]