Kaushik Basu

For Kaushik Basu's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

The inflation conundrum

Commentary / World Dec 1, 2021

The inflation conundrum

Unlike prior inflation episodes, what is remarkable this time is how different the cross-country experiences have been as governments’ diverse responses have led to varied economic outcomes.

The changing map of economics

Commentary / World Jul 27, 2021

The changing map of economics

The global economy and capitalism are at a crossroads, with the COVID-19 being the primary impetus for this view, followed by climate change, digital technology and changing labor markets.