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Kaushik Das is 24 years old and is from India.  He is an Economics honors graduate from St. Xavier’s College in Calcutta, and has an MBA in Finance from Symbiosis Centre for Management and HRD.  He currently works for Finolex Industries Ltd. in India as a manager in corporate finance.  He is a strong believer in free market economics, and has studied a great deal on the subject. He is also a member of the Centre for Civil Society (a libertarian think tank based in India), and is constantly guided by Mr. Parth J. Shah (President of CCS) and Mr. Sauvik Chakraverti (the first Fredric Bastiat Award winner for promoting liberty through journalism) to enrich his understanding about the Austrian school of economics.

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Get Up, Stand Up: Stand Up for Your Rights!
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Kaushik Das 2004-04-05 15:00
Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto is the recipient of this year's prestigious 'Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty' (cash award of $500,000). The first winner of this biannual prize, which was started in 2000 by the Cato Institute, was the late LSE economist Lord Peter Bauer. Mr. de Soto has been awarded this prize for his groundbreaking work on property rights. According to Mr. de...
How to Battle Corruption
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Kaushik Das 2004-03-29 15:00
Why is India in such a deplorable state? Have we Indians sold our conscience to Satan and accepted corruption as part and parcel of our life? Is this then the vicious circle of corruption from which we have no deliverance? In a country where every other politician is charge-sheeted, where bribery is the code name for getting any work done through bureaucracy, common people seem to no longer...
Seven Sins of Highly Ineffective Government
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Kaushik Das 2004-03-25 16:00
I am sure that those who have seen David Fincher's spectacular thriller "Seven" must be aware of the 'seven deadly sins' that encapsulates all that is wrong in this world, even though they are not actions in themselves. However, for those unaware, the seven sins are: pride, lust, wrath, sloth, greed, gluttony and envy. Each of these seven deadly sins are normal emotions and everyone experiences...