May 18, 2022

Wrestling with Economic Development — Peter Boettke & Shruti Rajagopalan

  • Peter J. Boettke

    Director, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Shruti Rajagopalan

    Senior Research Fellow, Indian Political Economy and Emergent Ventures India

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On this episode of the Hayek Program Podcast, Peter Boettke & Shruti Rajagopalan tackle several different puzzles in economic development, influenced by Shruti's work on law and economics in India. Rajagopalan shares her insights from her work in studying constitutional political economy in India and shares the most important lesson she has learned about economic development. Additionally, she addresses the biggest challenges she sees to liberalism in the world today and shares her thoughts on the current state of political economy in India.