Harvard South Asia Institute
About This Show
The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute (The Mittal Institute) serves as Harvard's premier center on regional studies, cross-disciplinary research, and innovative programming pertaining to South Asia.
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Most Recent Episode
How Scientists And Economists Get Things Done (And Save Lives)
In the last episode, we heard a rousing talk by UC Berkeley's Professor Ashok Gadgil, from the Mittal Institute’s annual symposium in May, 2018. Here’s the subsequent, fascinating conversation between Professor Gadgil, Professor Tarun Khanna (Director, The Mittal Institute; Harvard Business School)and Professor Asim Khwaja (Harvard Kennedy School) - they talk about how difficult it is to solve large-scale life or death problems, even with great resources, and the kinds of things you have to do in order to get things done.Read more »