Aniket Bhushan

Aniket Bhushan

Senior Researcher, Governance for Equitable Growth, North-South Institute/Institut Nord-Sud, Ottawa.
Aniket Bhushan is a senior researcher in the Finance for Equitable Growth section of The North-South Institute. His research focuses on the interface between finance and development, with emphasis on resource mobilization, financial sector development, and financial governance reform. His past work has focused on trade liberalization and health policy, and includes “Liberalization, Health and Social Protection” (in Globalization and Health: pathways, evidence, policy, Routledge, 2009). His work includes “Reorienting Development Finance,” published in the Canadian Development Report 2009, and a series of policy briefs on the economic crisis under the title “Policy Responses to Unfettered Finance." His educational background includes degrees in commerce from Mumbai University, India; political science from the University of Windsor; and a Masters of Arts in international affairs and political science from Carleton University, where his research focused on liberalization and the rise of India as an emerging economy. Prior to joining the The North-South Institute, he worked in the consulting industry and in the media in India.
Latest contributions by Aniket Bhushan

The new “Department of Foreign Affairs Trade and Development” is an opportunity to elevate the profile of international development in Canadian foreign policy

In its recent budget the Government of Canada announced the “amalgamation” of the Canadian International Development Agency into the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Much of the discussion surrounding this move has been entirely insular and backward looking. This merger offers a unique opportunity to think bigger on development.

New Tools to Open Government

How an interactive digital platform can help Canadians understand and shape our engagement with the developing world.

Stretching Foreign Aid Dollars

There are ways for Canada to provide more assistance to developing countries without putting pressure on its budget.

Lessons From the Economic Crisis

As world leaders prepare to exchange post-recession notes at the upcoming G20 Summit in Toronto, here are a few points they should consider.

Undoing the Washington Consensus

Will financial crisis push America from its dysfunctional development paradigm, towards one based on the need to raise middle-class living standards in the developing world?