Private Wealth, the State and Popular Reaction: Parallels and Contrasts Between Contemporary India and the US Gilded Age

31 July 2015
Full audio recording of talk by Michael Walton

In this talk, Michael Walton from Harvard University discusses the parallels and contrasts between private wealth in the US Gilded Age and contemporary India. Michael also explores the counter-movement in the Progressive Era, that brought both greater regulation of US capitalism and the development of significant elements of a social welfare state, with regard to India’s current political economy.

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