Professor C. P. Chandrasekhar on amalgamation of three banks
24 September, 2018,
In an attempt to resolve the Non Performing Assets crisis in the country, the government's projected solution in the form of bank mergers, like the recent Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank and Bank of Baroda merger, points out that the end game of this process is privatization.
Development and what it Actually Means: A seminar remembering Vineet Kohli, the economist from TISS
21 August, 2018,
In a seminar remembering Vineet Kohli, the economist from TISS, a panel of economists discuss the idea of Development and how the idea has changed over the years. Utsa Patnaik, T Jayaraman, Prabhat Patnaik, Abhijit Sen and C.P. Chandrasekhar open the conversation with the audience seminar on Aug. 19, 2018 (Sunday) at CSLG Committee Room.
Prof. Prabhat Patnaik on Alternative Discourses in Macroeconomics
11 August, 2018,
The School of Social Science Council JNUSU had organised a workshop titled 'Alternative Discourses in Macroeconomics', conducted by Emeritus Professor, Prabhat Patnaik. The Council is pleased to inform that this will be continued as a lecture series in the coming days on every Friday at 4.30 pm, Room No. 203, SSS III.
C.P. Chandrasekhar speaks on "Karl Marx's Capital & the Present"
30 September, 2017,
The fourth lecture, titled 'Karl Marx's Capital & the Present', was delivered on 30th September, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. In this, the professor talks about contemporary insights that can be drawn from Das Kapital after 150 years of its publication.
C.P. Chandrasekhar speaks on 'Revisiting 'Capital' in the Age of Finance'
23 September, 2017,
The third lecture, titled 'Revisiting Capital in the Age of Finance', was delivered on 23rd September, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. In this lecture, he talks about the phases that capitalism went through since its inception.
C.P. Chandrasekhar speaks on "Order and Anarchy in Capitalist System"
16 September, 2017,
The second lecture, titled 'Order and Anarchy in Capitalist Systems, was delivered on 16th September, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. In this, the professor talks about the various anarchic tendencies of capitalism, which culminate in a crisis due to overproduction at one pole and underconsumption at the other.
C.P. Chandrasekhar Speaks on 'Capital and the Critique of Bourgeois Political Economy'
09 September, 2017,
The first lecture, titled 'Capital and the critique of bourgeois political economy', was delivered on 9 September 2017 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. In this lecture, Professor Chandrasekhar talks about Marx's analysis of capitalism as an inevitably transient mode of production in a constant opposition to political economists of that period, and his contributions to the Labour Theory of Value. He also discusses how Marx's analysis does not fully examine the role of the state and the periphery as sites for primitive accumulation thus overestimating the transformative potential of capitalism.
Demonetisation Decoded: A critique of India's currency experiment
12 April, 2017, Jayati Ghosh, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Prabhat Patnaik
The book "Demonetisation Decoded", is an important book that provides a quick and concise explanation of the goals, implications, initial effects and the political economy of the major demonetisation move of the Indian government.
The XXV Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture
15 March, 2017,
The XXV Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture, delivered by Prof. Heinz D. Kurz of Department of Economics, the Graz Schumpeter Centre, University of Graz, Austria on March 3, 2017 at the Convention Centre, JNU, New Delhi, on the topic "Power - The BÍte Noire in much of Economics"
Jayati Ghosh speaks on two years of Modi Government
18 August, 2016, Jayati Ghosh
On the completion of two years of the Modi government, Prof. Jayati Ghosh speaks about their original promises and how far they have been successful in keeping those promises.
C.P. Chandrasekhar talks on the Rising Inequality in Asia
18 February, 2015,
Prof. C.P. Chandrasekhar talks about the increase in inequalities in the Asian countries in recent times, despite high rates of economic growth in some of these countries and gives possible explanations for this trend.

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