Jaithirth Rao - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
2:30 pm

Economist Gandhi

Jaithirth Rao with Manish Sabharwal


Retired businessperson. Married with three children. Age:70.

Educated at Loyola College Chennai, IIM Ahmedabad, University of Chicago and IIT Bombay.

Have been visiting professor at IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Bombay and Loyola Chennai.

Have been Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School.

Published in Economic and Political Weekly, Harvard Business History Review, Seminar and India International Centre Quarterly.

Columnist for various newspapers and magazines including Indian Express, Swarajya and Theprint.in

Books: Gemini II (1995 Penguin India: Poetry); Notes from an Indian Conservative (2010 Rupa: Essays); The Indian Conservative (2019 Juggernaut: Impressionistic Survey); Economist Gandhi (2021 Penguin: Political Economy Text)