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Mihir Sharma

Mihir Sharma

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Private Sector Should Be an Ally in India’s Big Vaccine Push

The Indian state faces one of the world’s most formidable challenges: rolling out a Covid-19 vaccina

There Will Be a Price to Pay for Making Vaccines Too Expensive

The world is unequal enough and the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to make things more unequal still.

Developing Nations Can’t Ease Up on Covid-19 Now

As Europe braces for a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic that in parts of the continent looks

Why Modi May Be the Most Popular Populist

India’s Covid-19 cases continue to climb, even as the economy tanks.

India Should Take the Lead on Vaccine Delivery

The pressures of the pandemic have fallen hardest on developing countries with weak governments.

Costs of India’s Covid Crisis Are Too High

India is reeling from a quadruple whammy that is practically unique even during this pandemic.

Rest of Asia Will Miss Abe More than Japan Will

A month before he ended his first stint as Japan’s prime minister in 2007, Shinzo Abe addressed the

India’s Future Depends on English

India has a new national education policy, the first since 1986.

India’s Hindu Nationalists Reverse the Tide of History

This week, an Indian prime minister, dressed like a priest-king in a saffron scarf, a silver crown a

Why Big Nations Have Been Brought Low by the Pandemic

India is now the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Poor Countries Are Running Out of Time to Get Rich

The United Nations is currently forecasting that India will overtake China as the world's most popul

Emerging Markets Are Going to Pay the Price Again

Judging by the performance of emerging markets, you’d hardly know the world was suffering from a dea

Who Doesn’t Love a Trade War?

US President Donald Trump rode to power declaring that China had twisted the world trading system ou

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