May 22, 2014

Modi: Can India's Strongman Bring Prosperity?

The Economist, The Economist

The Associated Press

THE most important change in the world over the past 30 years has been the rise of China. The increase in its average annual GDP per head from around $300 to $6,750 over the period has not just brought previously unimagined prosperity to hundreds of millions of people, but has also remade the world economy and geopolitics.

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