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BRAVE NEW WORLD

JUNE. 3. 2020 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM IST

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Mihir S. Sharma

Mihir S. Sharma

Mihir S. Sharma is Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and Head of its Economy and Growth Programme. In 2019 he co-edited What the Economy Needs Now with Abhijit Banerjee, Gita Gopinath and Raghuram Rajan. He is also a columnist for Bloomberg in New York and an Aspen Fellow.

Sessions

The Economics of Covid

Zanny Minton Beddoes in conversation with Mihir S. Sharma

Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist, speaks to Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, Mihir S. Sharma, on the current economic scenario and the fast-changing world around us. Join us for a session on how the world must find its feet on the ground in a post-COVID world.

The Political Repercussions of the Pandemic:

Anne Applebaum in conversation with Mihir S. Sharma

Staff writer at The Atlantic and a senior fellow at Johns Hopkins University, Anne Applebaum, who won the Pulitzer Prize for her history of the Gulag, talks to Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, Mihir S. Sharma, about how around the globe the new wave of right wing ‘strongmen’ like Viktor Orban of Hungary have been using the coronavirus crisis to strengthen their hold on power.