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A Tryst with Statecraft

A Project Statecraft Podcast

Episode 1: The Future of Palestine

Israel - UAE Pace Deal or the Abraham Accords and USA's Vision for Peace could have potentially paved the path for peace amongst the regional powers of the Middle East, however it comes at the cost of Palestinians and their future remains hazy and uncertain

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Episode 2: Evolving Power Dynamics

                   in Asia-Pacific

In the second episode of A Tryst with Statecraft, we dive into the evolving power dynamics in the Asia-Pacific, and more specifically Indo-Pacific and the future of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) with Professor Harsh V. Pant, Professor of International Relations in the Defence Studies Department and the India Institute at King’s College, London. He is the Director, Studies and the Head of Strategic Studies Programme at the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi and Abhishek Sudke, President of Project Statecraft.   

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Episode 3: Big Picture Economics of India

In the third episode of A Tryst with Statecraft, we explore the future of the Indian Economy from various lenses while specifically focussing on the welfare schemes and growth equation for the country's future.  In conversation with Mr. Dhiraj Nayyar, Director of Economics and Policy at Vedanta Resources, and their former Chief Economist, Abhishek Sudke and Vandhana Ramesh dive into the depts of India's development woes and explore the means of building back better. 

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Episode 4: Down-lows of Behavioral               Economics in Policymaking

While social media and big corporate makes effective use of Behavioral Economics, its use and validity in policymaking are in question. The use of Nudge and Prospect Theory by the elected public servants in making policies for the good of the people is a slippery slope that could threaten the freedom and liberty of people at the cost of more effective policies. While the debate has gained prominence in recent times, a discussion on the topic with mentions of  John Stuart Mills, Adam Smith, and numerous prominent economists and philosophers is underway.

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