James Crabtree is a Singapore-based author and journalist, an Associate Professor of Practice at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, and a senior fellow at the school’s Centre on Asia and Globalisation. His best-selling book, The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age, covers the rise of India’s new billionaire class in a radically unequal society and was short-listed for the Financial Times McKinsey book of the year.
In today’s episode, James discusses India’s economy, as well as what he learned from years of working for the Financial Times and leading the newspaper’s coverage of Indian business. Listen in to learn how India’s e-commerce sector is growing, what surprised James the most when talking with India’s elite, and the problem he sees with the country’s legal structure.
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On Today’s Episode We’ll Learn:
- The current direction of India’s economy.
- What surprised James the most when talking with the elite in India.
- How his fascination with tycoons came to be.
- What he thinks of India’s legal structure.
- Whether India is an ideal place for foreign investors.
Key Resources for James Crabtree:
- Connect with James Crabtree: Website | Twitter | LinkedIn
- Amazon: The Billionaire Raj
- Kindle: The Billionaire Raj
- Audible: The Billionaire Raj
- Amazon: Friction
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