Parikshit Ghosh is Associate Professor at the Delhi School of Economics. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Boston University, and has taught at Texas A&M University, University of British Columbia and the Indian Statistical Institute. Ghosh’s research focuses on game theory and information economics. He has written about contemporary policy issues in various Indian newspapers, including Hindustan Times, Economic Times and Anandabazar Patrika.
Land acquisition: Is there a way out?
16 Jul 2012
India is hungry for space to grow into a developed economy. Yet this hunger is increasingly raiding farmland and threatening traditional livelihoods. For some, this is a necessary evil, for others it is unjustified exploitation. This column argues that the debate need not be so stark and that politicians, policymakers and the public need to see that another way is possible.
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