Daily Archives: June 6, 2019

Did the BJP/NDA secure a mandate to refashion India along the lines of Hindu-majoritarian nationalism? The answer has to be negative given the evidence writes Vamsi Vakulabharanam, economics.

Did the BJP/NDA secure a mandate to refashion India along the lines of Hindu-majoritarian nationalism? The answer has to be negative given the evidence writes Vamsi Vakulabharanam, economcis, and how the recently concluded election produced a puzzling outcome. (The Wire, 5/5/2019)

A columnist writing in the Washington Examiner cites the research of Arindrajit Dube, economics, who says raising the minimum wage has little negative impact if the increase is kept at about half the median wage level for a city or region.

A columnist writing in the Washington Examiner cites the research of Arindrajit Dube, economics, who says raising the minimum wage has little negative impact if the increase is kept at about half the median wage level for a city or region. The writer argues that large increases in the minimum wage will have more negative effects than expected, in part, because people won’t carefully read what economists like Dube are actually saying. (Washington Examiner, 6/5/19)