ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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International Financial Institutions and Their Leaders

L'affaire Wolfowitz has demonstrated that it is time the world focuses on two priorities in the governance of multilateral development banks, international financial institutions, multilateral agencies and selection of their leaders. One, abandon dysfunctional processes in selection of their leaders. Two, redraw the architecture of the multilateral system for financing, cooperation and coordination.

Reconciling the Irreconcilable

The finance ministry and Planning Commission going head to head in a battle over the integrity of Fiscal Responsibility Budget Management targets will inevitably result in a "lose-lose" outcome. Why do the finance minister and deputy chairman of the Planning Commission not consider the possibility of another "golden rule" for guaranteeing public fiscal rectitude that would achieve both their aims?

Rethinking India's International Economic Diplomacy

Some first rough thoughts to provide a context for and to make a case for the pursuit of a clear coherent and consistent international economic policy by India's policy-makers.
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