Sumru Altug

Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, The American University of Beirut

Expertise

Macroeconomic Analysis, Business Cycles, Structural Econometrics

Last modified: September 19, 2019

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Sequencing Governance and Economic Growth

The Narendra Modi government came to power in India in 2014, promising "minimum government, maximum governance". Its roll-out of numerous government schemes meant that democracy and governance came before economic growth. But it returned Modi to power.Analysing the current debate on growth and governance the author explores how the sequencing of governance and economic outcomes is different in China, Turkey and India