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उच्च स्कोरिंग लेकिन गरीब: उच्च शिक्षा में प्रतिभा का गलत आवंटन

जैसे-जैसे कॉलेज शिक्षा में श्रम बाजार के लाभों में बढ़ोतरी हुई है, अब पहले से कहीं अधिक युवको को किसी न किसी प्रकार की उच्च शिक्षा प्राप्त हो रही है। फिर भी, गरीब सामाजिक आर्थिक स्थिति के बच्चों की कॉ...

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High scoring but poor: The misallocation of talent in higher education

As labour market returns to college education have increased, more young adults now receive some form of higher education than ever before. Yet, college attendance remains low for children from poor s...

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A letter to Oxfam: Reframing the questions around private-sector healthcare

A 2009 Oxfam paper puts forth the view that scaling-up private healthcare provision is very unlikely to deliver high-quality care to the poor. Commenting on the paper, Jishnu Das contends that while i...

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India's informal doctors: Assets, not crooks

Informal healthcare providers are the most common, and sometimes the only source of healthcare, in much of rural India. In this post, Jishnu Das of the World Bank argues that informal providers should...

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Some thoughts on paternalism in poverty programmes

it is pretty ironic the number of conversations I have had with development people about the poor and their drinking - over drinks. – Paul Niehaus.

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