From The Economist, a review of Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries by Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya. Jon P. Dorschner reviews Poverty Amid Plenty in the New India by Atul Kohli. Could a program tracking identities of 1.3 billion Indians be the secret to ending poverty? Matt Birkinshaw reviews The Great Indian Phone Book: How The Cheap Cell Phone Changes Business, Politics, and Daily Life by Robin Jeffrey and Assa Doron. Make way for high rises: Who benefits from slum demolitions in Mumbai? Martin W. Lewis on new maps of India and of the Indian economy. The failure of technical education and a glut of IT graduates are fuelling resume fraud and a burgeoning background verification industry.

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