British economist Meghnad Desai Authored a New Book titled “The Poverty of Political Economics”

British economist Meghnad Desai Authored a New Book titled “The Poverty of Political Economics”

Daily Current Affairs   /   British economist Meghnad Desai Authored a New Book titled “The Poverty of Political Economics”

Change Language English Hindi

Category : Miscellaneous Published on: February 02 2023

Share on facebook
  • India-born naturalised British economist Meghnad Desai has authored a new book titled “The Poverty Of Political Economy: How Economics Abandoned the Poor” which highlights how the discipline of economics, since the time it evolved from the late 18th century, systematically kept the interests of the poor at the periphery. 
  • The book is published by HarperCollins Publishers India.
  • The book examines the philosophical traditions that have shaped economics across the world in this engrossing new book. 
  • Through this book, Meghnad Desai studies the contributions of economics to domestic and international politics from Adam Smith to John Maynard Keynes, and from the Great Depression to the collapse of the Lehmann Brothers.
Recent Post's
  • Scientist Srinivas Kulkarni awarded the 2024 Shaw Prize in astronomy for his groundbreaking contributions.

    Read More....
  • World Turtle Day was observed on May 23.

    Read More....
  • India First Life Insurance has appointed Rushabh Gandhi as its Managing Director and CEO.

    Read More....
  • Jenny Erpenbeck's novel 'Kairos' has been awarded the International Booker Prize for the year 2024.

    Read More....
  • Indian Wildlife Institute reveals over 4000 Gangetic Dolphins thriving in India's waters.

    Read More....
  • Saga Dawa Festival commemorated in Sikkim on May 23, 2024.

    Read More....
  • IOC initiates the 'Let’s Move India' campaign to encourage people to celebrate athletes at the Paris Olympics.

    Read More....
  • Sachin Sarjerao Khilari clinched the gold medal in shot put at the World Para Athletics Championships.

    Read More....
  • Norway, Spain, and Ireland are set to officially recognize Palestine as a state.

    Read More....
  • Mariyappan Thangavelu, a two-time Paralympics medallist, secured his first gold medal at the World Para Athletics Championships by achieving a leap of 1.88m in the men’s T63 high jump event held in Kobe, Japan, on May 21, 2024.

    Read More....