‘Nation obsessed with quotas isn’t putting right emphasis on policy’

There is mismatch between people’s expectations and what jobs are available. That mismatch creates a huge problem ABHIJIT BANERJEE Economist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology ‘This govt has gone for a number of ideas worth exploring. It has gone too quickly without enough homework.’

Gopika Gopakumar gopika.g@livemint.com MUMBAI

India is at the risk of falling into a middle income trap with poor human capital and low-quality infrastructure, according to Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist Abhijit Banerjee. Speaking at the Exim Bank’s 34th commencement day annual...

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