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Arvind Subramanian

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Arvind Subramanian is an Indian economist and the former Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India, having taken charge of the position on 16 October 2014 to 20 June 2018 succeeding Raghuram Rajan.
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Capital and Ideology
Thomas Piketty - Mar 10, 2020
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New York Times Best SellerThe epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, and a bold proposal for a new and fairer economic system.Thomas Piketty's bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In t...
Arvind Subramanian
Jun 09, 2020
My @ForeignAffairs review of @PikettyLeMonde ‘s new Capital & Ideology. Overall, a terrific book, dazzling in its historical analysis of inequality and daring in its prescriptions for re-fashioning capitalism:      source
The Leopard
Guiseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa - Oct 15, 1991 (first published in 1958)
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This is an alternate cover edition for ISBN 9780679407577.The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality. The book he inhabits shares his dimensions in its evocation of an aristocracy confronting democratic upheaval and the new force of nationalism. In t...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 25, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 7 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @byranadasgupta      source
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Arvind Subramanian
Mar 24, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 6 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @nicolas_veron      source
Beyond A Boundary
C. L. R. James - Sep 27, 1993 (first published in 1963)
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In C. L. R. James's classic Beyond a Boundary, the sport is cricket and the scene is the colonial West Indies. Always eloquent and provocative, James--the "black Plato," (as coined by the London Times)--shows us how, in the rituals of performance and conflict on the field, we are watching not just prowess but politics and psychology at play. Part m...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 22, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 5 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @keshavaguha      source
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The Idea of India
20th Anniversary Edition
Sunil Khilnani - Nov 21, 2017 (first published in 1997)
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A classic since it was first published in 1997, The Idea of India is a magisterial historical study that addresses the paradoxes and ironies of the world's largest democracy. When, in 1947, the British divided and departed their most prized imperial possession, they handed a huge, diverse, and poor society to a small nationalist elite. For decades ...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 21, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 4 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @tylercowen      source
The Economic Consequences of the Peace - Classic Illustrated Edition
John Maynard Keynes - Aug 13, 2019 (first published in 1919)
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this wo...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 19, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 3 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @rodrikdani      source
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
5 (Harry Potter 5)
Harry Potter Series
J. K. Rowling - Jan 01, 2017 (first published in 2003)
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Harry is furious that he is stuck at the Dursleys’ house for the summer, when he suspects that Voldemort is gathering an army, and the wizarding authorities seem unwilling to do anything. Harry’s so-called friends are trying to keep him in the dark. But he knows that Voldemort’s forces can find him wherever he is; he could be attacked at any moment...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 18, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 2 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @baselinescene      source
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
4/7 (Harry Potter 4)
Harry Potter Series
J. K. Rowling - Jan 01, 2017 (first published in 2000)
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When the Quidditch World Cup is disrupted by Voldemort’s rampaging supporters and the terrifying Dark Mark appears against the night sky, it is obvious to Harry Potter that, far from weakening, Voldemort is getting stronger. Back at Hogwarts for the fourth year Harry is astonished to be chosen to represent the school in the Triwizard Tournament. Th...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 18, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 2 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @baselinescene      source
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
3/7 (Harry Potter 3)
Harry Potter Series
J. K. Rowling - Jan 01, 2017 (first published in 1999)
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Harry Potter is lucky to reach the age of thirteen, since he has survived the murderous attacks of the feared Dark Lord on more than one occasion. His hopes for a quiet school term concentrating on Quidditch are dashed, though, when a maniacal mass-murderer escapes from Azkaban, pursued by the soul-sucking Dementors who guard the prison. It’s assum...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 18, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 2 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @baselinescene      source
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter Series
J. K. Rowling - Jul 01, 2009
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Harry Potter is leaving Privet Drive for the last time. But as he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid’s motorbike and they take to the skies, he knows Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters will not be far behind.The protective charm that has kept him safe until now is broken. But the Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything he loves. And he knows he...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 18, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 2 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @baselinescene      source
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter Series
J. K. Rowling - Aug 01, 2005
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The war against Voldemort is not going well: even Muggle governments are noticing. Ron scans the obituary pages of The Daily Prophet looking for familiar names. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet …As in all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to ...
Arvind Subramanian
Mar 18, 2019
Accepted #7daybookchallenge thanks to @Rob_Malley. Post a cover of a book you loved, every day for 1 week. No explanations. Here is my Day 2 and I pass the torch today to pursue the challenge to @baselinescene      source
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling
Middlemarch by George Eliot
In Spite of the Gods by Edward Luce
Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu