Columnist at The Indian Economist International Columnist Program

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The Indian Economist is now inviting applications to its coveted international Columnist Program.
The Indian Economist brings together some of the finest minds from across the world in its 6 month long Columnist program that pushes you to extend the boundaries of your thinking and deliver incisive analysis, thoughts and ideas that enlighten and engage our readers. The Columnist program at The Indian Economist is highly selective and looks for individuals that are able to introduce new perspectives to viewpoints, introduce fresh thinking to any debate and possess the passion to spread knowledge, thoughts and ideas that create value for our esteemed readers.

Why should I apply?
To be read by hundreds of thousands of individuals from across the world: The Indian Economist gives you a platform to read and noticed by hundreds of thousands of readers that visit our website each month. It is an opportunity for our Columnists to make themselves heard to a large audience, engage with intelligent readers and to utilise the platform to get noticed for their incisive analysis on life and society as we know it
To engage in discussions with our readers: The Indian Economist boasts of an elite readership of intellectually curious readers eager to engage with writers and the reader community with the objective of exchanging thoughts, ideas and opinions in a constructive manner. Discussions at The Indian Economist are stimulating, and allow the writer to express himself via both the Column and the active flow of thoughts and opinions that follow each article.
To be a part of the exclusive network of Columnists at The Indian Economist: Columnists at The Indian Economist have hailed from North America, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and South America and more than 25 different countries. They have come from diverse backgrounds such as academia, non-profits, business, law and government.
The Indian Economist brand name: The Indian Economist has created a brand name among employers as a selective organisation that employs the best in their field. Alumni of The Indian Economist are now working in elite consulting firms, business schools, government services and academic departments across nations.


What subjects/topics can I write on?
The Indian Economist believes in giving its Columnists the flexibility to choose the subjects/topics they wish to write on. We believe in publishing on a diverse range of topic across the broad subject areas of Economics, Business, Policy, Culture, Foreign Policy, Society and Politics. Columnists are free to write across subject areas. Check out Articles at The Indian Economist, a compilation of some of our articles, to get an idea of the kind of content we publish
Eligibility Criteria
The Indian Economist does not believe in restricting any individual from applying to the Columnist program. All are free to apply.

How to Apply?
To apply, send in your CV to Also attach at least three articles previously written by you. We would encourage you to send as many as five to seven of your best articles to enable us to judge your application in a more complete manner. After receiving your application, we will get back to you with further details and questions


What are we looking for in a Columnist?
The Indian Economist is looking for individuals that can:

Deliver incisive commentary, opinions and analysis on subjects that they care about

Can write articles in a readable, engaging manner that grips the reader and encourages him to think, ask questions and discuss the subject further

Can bring an entirely new perspective to a conversation. The Indian Economist is a platform on which we expect our
Columnist to say something new, add value and open dimensions in thinking. We believe in publishing a diverse range of viewpoints and expect our Columnists to say something new

Can add value to the reader by introducing him to subjects and topics that have not traditionally received mainstream attention. Check out Articles at The Indian Economist to get an idea of the kind of articles we publish. Please note that The Indian Economist sets no boundaries or restriction on the kind of content we publish – from research papers to opinion pieces to long-form articles to infographics – we believe that our Columnists deliver their finest work when we give them a blank piece of paper to work with


Required - Analytical Writing, Article Writing, Feature Articles

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