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Vivek Dehejia @vdehejia Ottawa and Mumbai

Economics/philosophy professor @Carleton_U Columnist @livemint Alumnus @columbia Co-author "Indianomix" (RHI, 2012; 2015). Views are personal. DMs are open.

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Joined Twitter 3/6/09


@DevashishMitra_ Evidently, he is playing to his base. But I think it will horribly backfire.For those interested, here's a PDF of our original "ease of doing business" report, which we had hoped would galvan… https://t.co/cagsKQJaMK @CafeEconomics @IDFCinstitute I am very proud to have been co-lead researcher for this report, conceived by… https://t.co/4xPcqs5NRLI am very proud to have been co-lead researcher for this report, conceived by @APanagariya during his tenure as… https://t.co/sEJb1hR4bxI had the privilege to spend five years in the US, pursuing doctoral students at @Columbia , on an F-1 student visa… https://t.co/kXT4402wyeThis is truly horrifying. Not only is it unfair to international students, US universities are unlikely to remain t… https://t.co/haZvPenYs7City of Ottawa finally mandates mask use in public places. A good move. Here are screenshots of the letter's first… https://t.co/1Ke4dr9xI7U.S. colleges are bracing for a steep drop in international students, especially from China, where many U.S.-bound… https://t.co/r3cFX1MfXd
7/7
2020
Until I created this map, I hadn't appreciated how bad the situation in the US is. These maps show districts with o… https://t.co/iYycFurOPT
Retweeted by Vivek DehejiaHonestly, if it weren't for stuff like this I would have been off Twitter long time ago. https://t.co/aq8yK1QdMF
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7/6
2020
@VikingurMusic You might remember, I urged you a few years back, to record Mozart sometime. I feel that even more n… https://t.co/purgdVfjTY
7/5
2020
@VikingurMusic What a meaningful concert -- perfect for the present moment. Your arrangement of Rameau's "The Arts… https://t.co/9MdJdluwhdHere's a unique chance to hear the great Icelandic pianist @VikingurMusic & legendary Christoph Eschenbach, doing M… https://t.co/NAh2wH8c7e
7/4
2020
"With the economy forecast to shrink by 4.5% this year and firms prowling for alternatives to China, you may think… https://t.co/XN3xtRic2f
7/3
2020
@AnnieFDube @CanadainIndia Happy Canada Day, Annie, and thanks for helping Canadians during this crisis! @oneillyatescbc You are so, kind, and also because of you, Chris! Hope it's a great, safe, and wonderful day for you!#HappyCanadaDay 🇨🇦to all friends celebrating in Canada or abroad!
7/1
2020
Bans + boycotts makes Indians feel they can strike back at a stronger neighbor. But economists warn India can't jus… https://t.co/Jdo20urCoW
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6/30
2020
Trump owns a lot of this: A late response, conflicting messaging, politicizing science. But some of this is also th… https://t.co/ZWjcnnnpwC
Retweeted by Vivek DehejiaNew North American trade pact launches under a cloud https://t.co/RZMN7VcFVV via @financialtimes #cdnecon @AnnieFDube @JayitaP @CanadainIndia Many happy returns, Annie!
6/29
2020
Confusing government advice and cultural misgivings may have limited the West’s acceptance and use of face masks du… https://t.co/iuqiexG4hTUS companies say visa rules are jobs boon for Canada https://t.co/LMOtzJrRAx via @financialtimes #cdnecon
6/28
2020
Bravo! For playing the second half repeat in the finale of the "Maria Theresia"!I'd be very grateful if you could share my question (shared via the on-line form) with Maestro Gatti: I am fascinat… https://t.co/CzYMpPF5ECDaniele Gatti conducts a wonderful program of two Haydn symphonies (Maria Theresia, La Reine) and the ballet music… https://t.co/ea7qkKz8U4
6/27
2020
.@dhume "For Prime Minister Narendra Modi, this is a moment of truth. Six years ago, he rose to power in part by pr… https://t.co/BLZQCZvvkZ
6/26
2020
@nebuer42 @amitvarma Italy bouncing back from this crisis has been quite extraordinary. Also in Florence,… https://t.co/cPI6m7GkwN @BenSostenuto Looks absolutely idyllic!"Watching back now, Vidal was more lethally epigrammatic, Buckley a shade better in deep debate. In the studio, the… https://t.co/ePJEGrXyyR
6/25
2020
The Economist | Swapping panic for calm via @TheEconomist https://t.co/5UW1z7PhO1“He kept saying, ‘Get me out of here’”; here’s how the coronavirus pandemic exposed problems in Canada’s nursing ho… https://t.co/xaOZCcR1rfArt world says goodbye to Berlin https://t.co/fNkOTgWNpb via @financialtimes @VikingurMusic Delighted to learn about this upcoming concert on "DG Stage"! If I may ask, was this already recorde… https://t.co/feJ3mE4w4D
6/24
2020
@BenSostenuto @Vienna_Phil I'd love to hear whether you like the divided violin desks? I have some violinist friend… https://t.co/HBmzQIDyQ2 @BenSostenuto Actually there is a lovely recording of the Strauss Four Interludes with @Vienna_Phil conducted by th… https://t.co/Q8Wyc6fJfc @BenSostenuto Looks lovely! I should say I loved the FW-M concert. I have always been fond of the Strauss Four Inte… https://t.co/49mFbrnAzEAnother concert @maggiomusicale with Zubin Mehta and soloist @DBarenboim playing two Thirds: Schubert's Third Symph… https://t.co/se9Xc170Jm
6/23
2020
@joshbarone Beautiful quote. Looking forward to it in context. Seems to best fit "Cosi" and perhaps "Figaro"; less… https://t.co/nHpoSJ2Vkq.@gideonrachman: "There is now near-consensus in the Indian policymaking elite that China is a hostile power and th… https://t.co/Zf1SD4cDKSCoronavirus: Sweden starts to debate its public health experiment | Free to read https://t.co/vfMj568DdI via… https://t.co/SAvmULhLoeThe authors of this excellent piece, Jay Foster and Jennifer Barton, have a previous article making the very valid… https://t.co/b0Liatk3qz"That we are moving to a "new normal" is jarringly at odds with remaining in a state of emergency. Pandemic fatigue… https://t.co/zBJ1RKK3s1ICYMI, you can hear a scintillating performance of Strauss Four Interludes from "Intermezzo" and the Schubert Third… https://t.co/XJIZHTbhSc @rupasubramanya Good time to re-share my piece from Monday, arguing that "self-reliance" seems to be old-fashioned… https://t.co/FpmUv2Lnwl
Retweeted by Vivek Dehejia @rupasubramanya Good time to re-share my piece from Monday, arguing that "self-reliance" seems to be old-fashioned… https://t.co/FpmUv2LnwlMore confirmation if any were needed Modi’s self-reliance is nothing more than import substitution. Modi is draggin… https://t.co/W471dPPHQB
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6/22
2020
@maggiomusicale @idagio_official That was very touching! He was obviously inspired by the orchestra's playing. To m… https://t.co/ZipFb52hYA @maggiomusicale @idagio_official Thank you, I was delighted that my question was shared with the Maestro! Thanks ag… https://t.co/xHJhoKoQhWA warm welcome to @backtobrooklyn_ a wonderful new restaurant in the Byward Market in Ottawa! https://t.co/2wcxsUZUKE
6/21
2020
A VoD derived from today's live stream of the marvellous concert @maggiomusicale conducted by Zubin Mehta is availa… https://t.co/mW0w55ELbQA memorable concert of Mozart and Schubert, with two great motets and the Coronation Mass, and the "Unfinished" sym… https://t.co/bsyQbDFMKy @MrSamratX How about social harmony?Today (20th June), 8 pm CET, Zubin Mehta conducts a concert of (mostly) Mozart and (some) Schubert from… https://t.co/G7ZirZj70h.@micheleflournoy: " In this context, the Sino-Indian border confrontation is yet another example of Beijing testin… https://t.co/HJrq66ICND
6/20
2020
https://t.co/QVGpVdQ3zeFor classical music lovers! The fabled @Vienna_Phil plays live, Sunday 21st June, 11 am CET, Schubert Third and Str… https://t.co/PhgKmnbiCm @BenSostenuto Thanks, Ben, much appreciate. I look forward to this weekend's concerts. I cannot watch the video str… https://t.co/E3ay9DNHIh @BenSostenuto Hi Ben, did the concerts with Muti already take place? Somehow I can no longer find any reference to… https://t.co/VcgvLKQiPA"It is time to stop playing games. China looks stronger just now but India, if pushed, will find ways to cause it p… https://t.co/cNRZfx9x9S @klausmakela Congratulations!
6/19
2020
India’s villages, which have largely been spared from the coronavirus pandemic, now face the risk of local outbreak… https://t.co/TxZwOrNVK5Robert Armstrong: "Men have steadily backed away from Capital D Dressing over the course of my lifetime...The funct… https://t.co/HnjTYq8wSSWhy the US pandemic response risks widening the economic divide | Free to read https://t.co/hnZPXp591Y via @financialtimes
6/18
2020
"We know that we are in the midst of the deepest recession in peacetime history over the past 150 years." Grim prog… https://t.co/dRd7pV5DI2Interesting that the FT leader throws its weight behind, de facto, monetisation of ballooning deficits by emerging… https://t.co/jkFmNot9KiFT leader: "The controversial policy — which has often been described as money printing — is riskier for countries… https://t.co/LSd0lcvHzjChickpea fattet — a Honey & Co recipe https://t.co/3KHfIpjWkE via @financialtimesBrutal details of Sino-India border clash emerge https://t.co/HYAgJeqyf7 via @financialtimes @MVLibertas Absolutely. A bit like what you need to do to host the Olympics or the football world cup! @MandarKagade Haha! There seems to be an emerging rift between the phone people and the text people! Not to mention the Zoom people!
6/17
2020
"If Modi government would like to make India self-reliant,it should ensure it can defend every inch of Indian terri… https://t.co/Eao0yQWxgT
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6/16
2020
Excellent piece by @vdehejia. Wonder why the Modi government doesn’t simply clarify what exactly it means and does… https://t.co/5ABEueCWw2
Retweeted by Vivek Dehejia.@vdehejia: Suggestions that India should cut off imports from China, or boycott Chinese goods, or that Indian firm… https://t.co/v4aCiDPoQs
Retweeted by Vivek Dehejia"What was the decades-long experience with the licence-permit-quota raj, if not a failed experiment in socialism, a… https://t.co/JbLOXF89HH
Retweeted by Vivek Dehejia @dandolfa @WSJ Yes indeed. Thanks for this. Most helpful! @dandolfa @WSJ Ah, gotcha. Are your models a species of what is sometimes called the fiscal theory of the price level? @dandolfa @WSJ Thanks, David! @dandolfa @WSJ In other words, would your argument apply also to an emerging economy (say India) which tried to mon… https://t.co/EfoWEiHyIl @dandolfa @WSJ Hi David, I shared this fascinating thread with a friend. He asked a good question: wouldn't there b… https://t.co/ns8qG9sYBs @IndependentInst I saw the qualifier after commenting on the original tweet. However, "special circumstances" seems… https://t.co/kmxYYoWtCXThis is incorrect. George H.W. Bush was an incumbent who lost. Not counting those incumbents who did not contest (F… https://t.co/UlUm6YV1OTNorway "now has only 16 people hospitalized with the virus, with just 4 in intensive care," according to this story… https://t.co/1sEF5NXOAbNorway stops the use of its mobile phone tool for tracking the spread of Covid-19 after the data privacy watchdog r… https://t.co/owQOQBWBq5Glamour and getaways: the joy of 1970s French crime films https://t.co/jgeC6WAFOA via @financialtimes.@gideonrachman: "Paradoxically, it may be Sweden’s...success as a nation that led to its apparent failure over the… https://t.co/mOXRbZrLrZ.@gideonrachman: "Sweden's "model for tackling coronavirus has very little to do with libertarianism or rightwing p… https://t.co/4pZAgHAYfIChristian Leuprecht offers a damning indictment of the suspension of the Canadian Parliament by Prime Minster… https://t.co/jPbuyu1buO @jamesgaffigan Congratulations! Is there a link to a video stream of the concert, James? Oslo Philharmonic?"Self-reliance" for India should mean securing India's borders and territory -- not a throwback to a failed import… https://t.co/MKT9Q0gi8m⁦@mihirssharma⁩ at his unsparing best: “It’s 2020: There is no controversy. Empires aren’t things to be proud of. W… https://t.co/GQSNzsXetV
Retweeted by Vivek Dehejia @stephenfgordon "Conspiracy", on the Wannsee conference, has basically no female characters, except a maid who appears briefly.
6/15
2020
@marieriksmoen Unfortunately Twitter flips my photos! 😾 @marieriksmoen In your honour, just biked by the Norwegian ambassador's residence in Ottawa! 😀 https://t.co/JrKX3g38Yx @marieriksmoen Exactly! Unlike Elvira, who wears her emotions on her sleeve, Anna is a very difficult character to… https://t.co/9hr16LtWVF @d_jaishankar Sorry, that's Watson, not Holmes, doing the drinking! @d_jaishankar One easy test: in an early chapter of "A Study in Scarlet", Holmes drinks claret in the original Brit… https://t.co/q9QBo6fLTM @d_jaishankar I wonder if these are the British original editions or the American editions? Due to poor copyright l… https://t.co/fgFxEyqGoK @d_jaishankar Indeed. Moriarty appears I believe in only one story and is mentioned in only one novel, where he does not appear. @marieriksmoen My pleasure! The roles of Don Ottavio (brilliantly done by @AJRStaples) and your Donna Anna were exe… https://t.co/OClx4XmPfj
6/14
2020

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