India is Broken: A People Betrayed, Independence to Today, Ashoka Mody

Book Talk
Sep 14, 2023, 4:30 pm5:30 pm


  • Julis Romo Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance
  • Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies
  • M.S. Chadha Center for Global India
  • Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
  • Open to the public
  • Registration required
Event Description

Registration required for in-person attendance for Princeton University ID holders and invited guests; Livestream open to the public on MediaCentral


A provocative new account of how India moved relentlessly from its hope-filled founding in 1947 to the dramatic economic and democratic breakdowns of today.

Ashoka Mody is Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor in International Economic Policy at the School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. He is author of EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts. Previously, Professor Mody was Deputy Director in the International Monetary Fund’s Research and European Departments. He has worked at the World Bank, AT&T’s Bell Laboratories, and the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and is a non-resident fellow at the Center for Financial Studies, Frankfurt. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University.