A Scholar and a Crusader
Rohini Mokashi-Punekar
IN SEARCH OF ANSWERS: A MEMOIR by By K. Saradamoni Tulika Books, 2023, 249 pp., INR 995.00
January 2024, volume 1, No January 2024, volume 48, No 1

A diary entry dated 10 September 1968, included in the appendix to K Saradamoni’s memoir published posthumously this year, shows this academic activist reflecting sadly upon the failure of econometrics, and models proposed by mathematical economics and statistics to address the pressing questions posed by political economy. She acknowledges:

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