Podcast: Jobs, growth and populist politics in India


Has the Modi government delivered on its election promises? What does February’s interim budget tell us about the future of the world’s fastest-growing economy?

Dr Amitendu Palit from the National University of Singapore’s Institute for South Asian Studies—and formerly an economist in the Indian government—shares his expert insights with the Australia India Institute.

Read Dr Palit’s Indian Election Series article on why farm loan waivers constitute a political race to the bottom.

Watch Dr Palit deliver a Keywords for India lecture on ‘Governance’.


Host: Simon Papagiorcopulo
Producer: Simon Papagiorcopulo
Audio Engineer: Chris Hatzis