Somesh Jha, a financial journalist with nine years of experience reporting on India’s federal government from New Delhi, worked with the Business team of the Los Angeles Times as a reporting fellow through the Alfred Friendly-Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project in 2022. He has reported on issues ranging from labor, public finance, banking and politics, and his investigations on the “politics of data in India” got international recognition after he revealed official survey reports, withheld by the government, showing record unemployment and a possible rise in poverty levels.
Latest From This Author
The Federal Reserve may have accelerated its attack on inflation by hiking interest rates. But that’s also driving up rents by deterring would-be buyers.
July 20, 2022
Los datos recogidos por la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales de EE.UU. -pero que no se hacen públicos- muestran un abismo entre las condiciones del mercado que afectan a los nuevos inquilinos frente a los que renuevan su contrato.
July 12, 2022
Data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics -- but not made available to the public -- show a gulf between the market conditions affecting new versus renewing renters.
July 11, 2022
The U.S. central bank raised rates amid a widespread sense that inflation is out of control — and, some say, beyond the Fed’s control.
June 15, 2022
Residents of the Los Angeles area are changing how they eat, shop and do business to cope with some of the nation’s highest gas and housing prices.
June 10, 2022
The Tesla chief executive said the electric-car maker would cut staff as he shared a dire view of the economy. Will other companies follow?
June 3, 2022
Why are bitcoin and luna crashing? What’s terraUSD? What’s next for crypto? We answer some questions as cryptocurrency markets plunge
May 12, 2022
The previous three-year contract between Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the SEIU-UHW expired on March 31. Workers are demanding higher wages.
May 9, 2022