Understanding Amartya Sen, with Lawrence Hamilton

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Noble laureate Dr. Amartya Sen is a celebrated economist but he is highly misunderstood in India. The book is an attempt by the author to bring his economic theories and other ideas in a simple concise manner to common readers. Amartya Sen has never been shy of being critical of the Indian government's identity politics and economic reforms which has not gone done well with a lot of politicians and intellectuals alike. The book distills his ideas of the capabilities approach, choice theory among other things, and why his ideas are all the more important in the pandemic era.