A Curious Recession
Apr 21st 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar
India's industrial sector seems mired in a recession at a time when foreign capital inflows have been substantial and capital market is exuberant.
The BJP's Election Manifesto
Apr 17th 2014, Jayati Ghosh
One of the most dangerous aspects of the BJP's vision for India is that it envisages the enforcement of an aggressively pro-big business agenda.
Big Business and Mr. Modi
Apr 16th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar
If India is not to be handed over to big business and a rabidly communal fringe, it is best to keep Narendra Modi out of the Prime Minister's office.
The Burden of Corporate Debt
Apr 15th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
The corporate profitability in India is on a decline and the rising interest cost, besides the worsening economic environment, seems to underlie this profits squeeze.
Have Workers in Gujarat Benefited from “Development”?
Apr 9th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
In the backdrop of a much talked about Gujarat model, the authors examine the state of casual workers in Gujarat only to find them to be among the worst of anywhere in India.
Applications are invited from scholars at the advanced stages of their PhD dissertations for the third Annual Advanced Graduate Workshop on Indian Development, organised by the Azim Premji University and the Institute for Economic Thinking (INET).
Closing Date: 10th May 2014.
Apr 15th 2014
Call for Papers for South-South Collaborative Programme - Comparative Research Workshop: "Inequality and Climate Change: Perspectives from the South", 24 - 25 July, 2014, Dakar, Senegal.
Closing Date: 15th April 2014.
Feb 25th 2014
Credit and Capital Formation in Agriculture: A growing disconnect
Nov 21st 2013, Pallavi Chavan
Capital formation in agriculture in recent past suffered due to overemphasis on short-term and indirect credit, but this may prove to be costly for future sectoral growth.
Tripura's Tryst with Literacy
Oct 24th 2013, Subhanil Chowdhury and Gorky Chakraborty
While all kinds of development model are debated furiously, the small state of Tripura is making rapid strides in improving literacy and other development indicators.
The Neo-liberal Paralysis
Mar 6th 2013, Subhanil Chowdhury
India's commitment to neo-liberalism and enticement of global finance capital forbid it to undertake any policy aimed at ameliorating the current condition of the economy.
From District to Town: The movement of food and food providers alike
Jan 8th 2013, Rahul Goswami
Policy obsession with urbanisation is changing the nature of crop production and food consumption in India as seen in the shifts in district rural-urban population balances.

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