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Prospect interviews Amartya Sen (The full transcript)

The full transcript of Jonathan Derbyshire's interview with renowned Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen

Jonathan Derbyshire: We first met four years ago. You said something to me then that I think bears on the preoccupations of your new book, co-written with Jean Drèze, An Uncertain Glory. We were talking about the Indian left. You said: “I’ve been very critical of the political balance of the left in India in recent years. A party which has a real commitment to the underdogs of society should be much more worried than it seems to be that India has a higher proportion of…

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