In Conversation with Prof. Mukherjee Series: Regulatory Capture, Strategyproof Choices, and Cooperation

Professor Saptarshi Mukherjee is an associate professor at IIT Delhi. He works on mechanism design, social choice, game theory, bounded rationality and teaches microeconomics, game theory and mathematical economics.He received his PhD and graduated from ISI, Delhi Centre and was a post-doc fellow at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2011-2013.For more details on this series, [...]

Seminar on Multiculturalism and Populism by Prof. Kelly

Vishleshan, the discussions vertical of Arthashastra organized a seminar on Multiculturalism and Populism by Professor Paul Kelly. Professor Kelly is a professor of Political Philosophy at The London School of Economics and Political Science. Isheka Agarwal from Vishleshan attempts to give an analysis of the lessons from this seminar. MULTICULTURALISM In order to understand multiculturalism, [...]

The Ridiculous Optimism of Boris’ Government

Furthermore, why are these people so quick to jump on polls when they are so often wrong? Polls seem to be a rather useless tool – they are there for the benefit of political parties grabbing power, in that they can substitute having principles for whatever is the seemingly popular mood – and the popular mood can be wrong.