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A K Bhattacharya 

In Service of the Republic: The Art and Science of Economic Policy
In Service of the Republic: The Art and Science of Economic Policy

In Service of the Republic: The Art and Science of Economic Policy
Author: Vijay Kelkar and Ajay Shah
Publisher: Penguin
Price: Rs 699
Pages: 425

In 1970, when Vijay Kelkar had earned his PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, Ajay Shah was probably in the early stages of his primary school education before he, too, bagged a doctoral degree in economics from another noted university in California in 1990. The age difference of almost two decades between the two well-known economists, however, has made no difference to the quality and impact of their collaboration in economic research in later years.

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First Published: Fri, December 27 2019. 01:27 IST
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