In An Uncertain Glory, two of India's leading economists argue that there have been major failures both to foster participatory growth and to make good use of the public resources generated by economic growth to enhance people's living conditions.
Jean Dreze (Author)
JEAN DREZE, currently Visiting Professor at Allahabad University (ex-LSE), has lived in India since 1979. He is co-author of the Public Report on Basic Education in India and, with Amartya Sen, of Hunger and Public Action and India: Development and Participation.
Amartya Sen (Author)
Amartya Sen is one of the world's leading public intellectuals. He is Professor of Economics and Professor of Philosophy at Harvard. He was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, from 1998 to 2004, and won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1998. His many celebrated books include Development as Freedom (1999), The Argumentative Indian (2005) and The Idea of Justice (2010). They have been translated into more than 30 languages.