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Mint Column – The Impartial Spectator

Rethinking India’s Tax System,” Mint, December 26, 2017.

State capacity freed is state capacity built,” Mint, December 12, 2017.

The judiciary needs a Ulysses Pact,” Mint, November 28, 2017.

The lessons of the Bolshevik Revolution,” Mint, November 14, 2017.

Online Lists to out sexual predators have a cost,” Mint, October 31, 2017.

The imperfect cogs in an economy,“ Mint, October 17, 2017.

Pragati Essay Series

Property Rights Essay#8: Where do we go?,” Pragati, August 29, 2017.

Property Rights Essay#7: We didn’t stop the fire,” Pragati, August 22, 2017.

Property Rights Essay#6: Robbing a Nation,” Pragati, August 15, 2017.

Property Rights Essay#5: Nehrucian Years,” Pragati, August 7, 2017.

Property Rights Essay#4: Constitution, Courts, Compromise,” Pragati, July 31, 2017.

Property Rights Essay#3: Our Founders and the Right to Property,” Pragati, July 24, 2017.

Property Rights Essay#2: Protecting Private Property,” Pragati, July 17, 2017.

Property Rights Essay#1: Why we need the Right to Property,” Pragati, July 10, 2017.

Brainstorm Essay#2: My Reasons for Hope and Despair,” Pragati, April 18, 2017.

Brainstorm Essay#1: Democracy versus the Republic,” Pragati, March 15, 2017.


Demonetization and Welfare,” Mint, January 3, 2017. 

1.25 Billion were shocked on November 8,” Real Clear Markets, November 29, 2016.

India’s Currency Cancellation: Seigniorage and Cantillon Effects,” Alt+M, November 28, 2016.

Designing Private Cities, Open to All,” (with Alex Tabarrok), The New York Times, March 18, 2015

Jawaharlal Nehru: the inveterate letter writer,” Mint, November 17, 2014

A reluctant constitutionalist,” Mint, May 29, 2014

India’s date with democracy,” Mint, June 13, 2013

A Paternalistic Law,” The Indian Express, April 23, 2013

Independent Judiciary, Interest Groups, and a Reason for Rules,” India in Transition, April 22, 2013

Bringing Rules Centerstage,” The Indian Express, January 21, 2013

Getting a Grip on Indian Corruption,” Wall Street Journal Asia, August 26th, 2011

No Property Rights, No Peace,” Wall Street Journal Asia, October 4th, 2010

An Indian Tragedy Many Times Over,” Wall Street Journal, June 13th, 2010

Rolling Back India’s Reservations”, Wall Street Journal Asia, February 16th, 2010

A defence of and against offence,” Mint Lounge, July 11th, 2009

A Toxic Solution to the Crisis,” Mint, June 23rd, 2009

Judging Equality”, Wall Street Journal Asia, April 16, 2008

India’s Socialist Constitution,” Wall Street Journal Asia, January 22, 2008

Are we Free to be Foolish?,” Mint, December 10, 2007

Big Brother,” Wall Street Journal Asia, September 27, 2007

Property Rights and Wrongs,” Mint, May 24, 2007

Indian Property Wrongs,” Wall Street Journal Asia, May 21, 2007

Reverse Robinhood Land Reforms,” Mint, February 7, 2007


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