In 2018, economic growth stood at a robust 6.5% in China, a strong 7.5% in India and a respectable 3% in the United States. But instead of basking in their good economic fortunes, the citizens of these populous countries are entangled in factious domestic politics. In this thought-provoking analysis for policy experts and executives, economist Indermit Gill offers his perspectives on the pervasive atmosphere of discontent. Different demons beset each nation, clouding otherwise sanguine economic prospects.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why the United States, China and India influence the world’s economic tone, and
- Why healthy economic growth in these countries isn’t making their citizens happy.
About the Author
Indermit Gill is the director of the Duke Center for International Development at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.