Articles by Jeffrey Sachs

Topic: India

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2011

"Need Versus Greed," Project Syndicate, February 28, 2011. [Download as PDF]

2008

"Scaling up Primary Health Services in Rural Tamil Nadu: Public Investment Requirements and Health Sector Reform" with Nirupam Bajpai, Ravindra H. Dholakia. CGSD Working Paper No. 36. October 2008.
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"Scaling up Primary Education Services in Rural Tamil Nadu: Public Investment Requirements and Reform" with Nirupam Bajpai, Ravindra H. Dholakia. CGSD Working Paper No. 35. October 2008.
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"Safety in Numbers." Time. 28 August 2008. [Download as PDF]

"Scaling up Primary Health Services in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka: Public Investment Requirements and Health Sector Reform," with Nirupam Bajpai, Ravindra H. Dholakia, CGSD Working Paper No. 33, January 2008.
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"Scaling up Primary Education Services in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka: Public Investment Requirements and Policy Reform,"  with Nirupam Bajpai and Ravindra H. Dholakia, CGSD Working Paper No. 34, January 2008.
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2006

"It Only Takes a Village," with Nirupam Bajpai. India Today. 2 July 2006.
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2005

"Scaling Up Primary Health Services in Rural India," with Nirupam Bajpai and Ravindra H. Dholakia, CGSD Working Paper No. 29, November 2005. 
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"Scaling Up Primary Education Services in Rural India," with Nirupam Bajpai and Ravindra H. Dholakia, CGSD Working Paper No. 28, November 2005. 
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"India in the Era of Economic Reforms: From Outsourcing to Innovation," with Nirupam Bajpai, Think On , May 2005.
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"India's Challenge to Meet the Millennium Development Goals," with Nirupam Bajpai and Nicole H. Volavka, CGSD Working Paper No. 24.  April 2005.
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"India Can Achieve its Date with Destiny by 2015 with Planning," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Week, February 27, 2005.
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"The Class System of Catastrophe," Time, January 10, 2005.
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2004

"National Common Minimum Programme of the Congress-led United Progessive Alliance: Policy Reform and Public Investment Requirements," with Nirupam Bajpai, CGSD Working Paper No. 22.  August 2004.
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"Reaching the Millennium Development Goals in South Asia," with Nirupam Bajpai and Nicole H. Volavka, CGSD Working Paper No. 17, July 2004.
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Touching the Rural Landscape,” with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu Business Line, 28 January 2004. [Download as PDF]

The Unfinished Agenda,” with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu Business Line, 28 January 2004. [Download as PDF]

India in the era of economic reforms,” with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu Business Line, 28 January 2004. [Download as PDF]

"Welcome to the Asian Century," Fortune Magazine, January 12, 2004
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2002

"Understanding Regional Economic Growth in India," Jeffrey Sachs, Nirupam Bajpai and Ananthi Ramiah In Asian Economic Papers, Vol. 1, Issue 3, Summer 2002.
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(previously CID Working Paper no. 88, March 2002 [PDF])

2001

"The Decade of Development: Goal Setting and Policy Changes in India" with Nirupam Bajpai, CID Working Paper No. 62, February 2001.
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"To Climb a Steep Gradient Firmly," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, Calcutta, and the Net edition, 27 February 2001. [Download as PDF]

"Meeting Economic Growth Agenda," with Nirupam Bajpai. Hindu Business Line. February 20, 2001. CIDNEWS [Download as PDF]

"Budget and the Development Decade" with Nirupam Bajpai. Hindu Business Journal. 19 February 2001. CIDNEWS [Download as PDF]

"Miles to Go" with Nirupam Bajpai. India Today. February 19, 2001. CIDNEWS

"The 2001-02 Budget" with Nirupam Bajpai. The Hindu. 13 February 2001. [Download as PDF]

"Unproductive Spending," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, February 13, 2001. [Download as PDF]

"Face to Face with Reform", with Nirupam Bajpai. The Telegraph (India). February 2, 2001.CIDNEWS

2000

"No Reform In A Hurry," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, November 20, 2000. [Download as PDF]

"Reforms and Growth Prospects," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu, November 14, 2000. [Download as PDF]

India in the Era of Economic Reforms (Forward), with Nirupam Bajpai and Ashutosh Varshney, Oxford University Press, paperback edition, July 2000.

"Great Barrier Reefs," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, July 17, 2000.

"Foreign Helping Hand," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, July 4, 2000. [Download as PDF]

"Zones and Phones," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 22 May 2000. [Download as PDF]

"Development and Goal Setting II," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu, May 11, 2000. [Download as PDF]

"Development and Goal Setting I," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu, May 10, 2000.
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"Decade of Development," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, May 8, 2000. [Download as PDF]

"India's Decade of Development," in Economic and Political Weekly, Mumbai with Nirupam Bajpai, Vol. XXXV, No. 16, April 2000.
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"Foreign Direct Investment in India: Issues and Problems," with Nirupam Bajpai. HIID Development Discussion Paper No. 759, March 2000.
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"Some Export Advice," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, February 28, 2000. [Download as PDF]

"Time for Bold Action," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu, February 22 and 23, 2000. [Download as PDF]

"Budget: Time to Take Harsh Measures," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Economic Times, Invited op-ed, February 21, 2000. [Download as PDF]

"Reforms in the States," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu, 24 - 26 January 2000. [Download as PDF]

"Fish Out of Water," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, February 18, 2000.

"Power to Bind and Loose," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 3 January 2000. [Download as PDF]

1999

"Fiscal Policy in India's Economic Reforms," with Nirupam Bajpai in India in the Era of Economic Reforms. Edited with Ashutosh Varshney and Nirupam Bajpai, Oxford University Press 1999.

"Fiscal Policy in India's Economic Reforms," with Nirupam Bajpai in India in the Era of Economic Reforms. Edited with Ashutosh Varshney and Nirupam Bajpai, Oxford University Press 1999.

"State-level Reforms in India," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Times of India, December 27, 1999.

"First Among States," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, December 27, 1999. [Download as PDF]

"Leading the Pack," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, December 20, 1999. [Download as PDF]

"Transfer ticket," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 13 December 1999. [Download as PDF]

"In a State of Deficit," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 6 December 1999. [Download as PDF]

"The Progress of Policy Reform and Variation in Performance at the Sub-national level in India," with Nirupam Bajpai. HIID Development Discussion Paper No. 730, November 1999.
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"The State of State Government Finances in India," with Nirupam Bajpai. HIID Discussion Paper No. 719, September 1999.
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Forward: India in the Era of Economic Reforms (including Introduction). Edited with Nirupam Bajpai and Ashutosh Varshney, Oxford University Press, July 1999. Paperback edition, July 2000.

"India - Fiscal Restraint is the Need of the Hour," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Economic Times, (ET Exclusive: Harvard Pundits Reset the Agenda) 11 February 1999. [Download as PDF]

"A New Social Contract Needed for Rural India," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Economic Times, (ET Exclusive: Harvard Pundits Reset the Agenda) 10 February 1999. [Download as PDF]

"India's Failure on the Policy Front," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Economic Times, (ET Exclusive: Harvard Pundits Reset the Agenda) February 9, 1999. [Download as PDF]

"Strengthening India's Strategy," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Economic Times, (ET Exclusive: Harvard Pundits Reset the Agenda) February 8, 1999.
(previously working paper "Strengthening India's Strategy for Economic Growth," with Nirupam Bajpai, HIID Development Discussion Paper no. 641, July 1998.) [Download paper as PDF file]

1998

"Money Order," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 21 December 1998. [Download as PDF]

"India - Country Roads," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 14 December 1998. [Download as PDF]

"Sales Across the Seas," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 7 December 1998. [Download as PDF]

"Competition Success," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, December 2, 1998. [Download as PDF]

"Strategy for Growth," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Hindu, September 9-11, 1998.

"Strengthening India's Strategy for Economic Growth," in Economic and Political Weekly, Volume XXXIII, No. 29 & 30, Mumbai, July 18, 1998, with Nirupam Bajpai.
(previously working paper "Strengthening India's Strategy for Economic Growth," with Nirupam Bajpai, HIID Development Discussion Paper no. 641, July 1998.) [Download paper as PDF file]

1997

"India's Economic Reforms: Some Lessons from East Asia," with Nirupam Bajpai, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Vol. 6,  pp. 135-164, 1997.
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"India's Economic Reforms: The Steps Ahead," with Nirupam Bajpai, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1997.
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"Growing Hot and Cold," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 4 August 1997. [Download as PDF]

"Recipe for Success," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 7 July 1997. [Download as PDF]

"Model that Couldn't," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 23 June 1997. [Download as PDF]

"Economic Reforms in China and India: Selected Issues in Industrial Policy," with Nirupam Bajpai and Tianlun Jian, HIID Development Discussion Paper No. 580, April 1997.
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"The Need for Tax Reform," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Rediff Special, March 5, 1997. [Download as PDF]

"Down to Brass Tax" with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 28 February 1997. [Download as PDF]

1996

"Trends in Inter-State Inequalities of Income in India," with Nirupam Bajpai, HIID Development Discussion Paper #528, May 1996.
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1994

"India's Unfinished Reform Agenda," presented at ICRIER, New Delhi, Aug. 23, 1994. Published in Distinguished Author Seminar Series on "Structural Adjustment and Policy Reforms: Perspectives from International Experiences."