Milan Vaishnav | Ideas for India

Milan Vaishnav
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Milan Vaishnav is a Senior Fellow and Director of the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is the author of When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics (Yale University Press/HarperCollins India, 2017) and co-editor (with Devesh Kapur and Pratap Bhanu Mehta) of Rethinking Public Institutions in India (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Articles By Milan Vaishnav
Doing Business in India: Myths and realities
Posted On: 25 Oct 2017

Topics:   Political Economy

Ahead of the global release of the 2018 edition of the World Bank Doing Business rankings, this column compares data from firm-level surveys conducted by the Bank and the IDFC Institute-NITI Aayog with the Bank’s Doing Business reports on India for the years 2014 and 2016.
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What do we know about corruption in India?
Posted On: 16 Sep 2015

Topics:   Corruption

Despite ample media coverage of corruption, there remains a gap between headline-making scandals, policy options under discussion, and the actual evidence base drawn from empirical research on corruption. Based on an extensive review of the literature on corruption in India, this column highlights the underlying factors driving corruption, establishes a classification of corrupt activities, and distills five general principles that should guide future reform efforts.
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