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The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

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The Seen and the Unseen, hosted by Amit Varma, features longform conversations that aim to give deep insights into the subjects being discussed. Timeless and bingeworthy.


Ep 169: Taking Stock of Covid-19

How should India handle Covid-19? Every option on the table carries huge costs, and will take countless lives. Shruti Rajagopalan joins Amit Varma in episode 169 of The Seen and the Unseen to help navigate the complex decisions that policy makers are being forced to make with little information.   Also check out: 1. India must shut itself down to contain the coronavirus -- Shruti Rajagopalan (Mar 16) 2. Shruti Rajagopalan on India and the coronavirus -- Marginal Revolution (Mar 25) 3. The lockdown may be doing us more harm than good -- Shruti Rajagopalan (Mar 30) 4. Assessing Healthcare Capacity in India -- Shruti Rajagopalan and Abishek Choutagunta 5. Pandemic Policy in Developing Countries: Recommendations for India -- Shruti Rajagopalan and Alex Tabarrok 6. We have miles of roadblocks to remove before we sleep (Apr 13) -- Shruti Rajagopalan 7. We Are Fighting Two Disasters: Covid-19 and the Indian State -- Amit Varma 8. Urban Governance in India -- Episode 31 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan) 9.Swachh Bharat -- Episode 82 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan) 10. Caste in Modern India -- Episode 52 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan) 11. DeMon, Morality and the Predatory Indian State -- Episode 85 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan) 12. Kashmir and Article 370 -- Episode 134 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan) 13. The Citizenship Battles -- Episode 152 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan) 14. Demonetisation -- Episode 2 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Suyash Rai) 15. The State of Our Farmers -- Episode 86 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Gunvant Patil) 16. India's Agriculture Crisis -- Episode 140 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Barun Mitra & Kumar Anand) 17. The Art and Science of Economic Policy -- Episode 154 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vijay Kelkar and Ajay Shah) 18. The Great Redistribution -- Amit Varma 19. That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen -- Frédéric Bastiat 20. The Law --  Frédéric Bastiat

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