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Posts by Sendhil Mullainathan

श्रमिकों की उत्पादकता बढ़ाने के लिए उनकी वित्तीय चिंताओं को दूर करना

वित्तीय बाधाओं का असर श्रमिकों की मानसिक स्थिति पर हो सकता है और इसके कारण कार्य के दौरान श्रमिक के अधिक विचलित रहने से उसकी उत्पादकता प्रभावित हो सकती है। ओडिशा में छोटे पैमाने के निर्माण-उद्योग के श...

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Alleviating financial concerns to enhance worker productivity

Financial constraints can have psychological consequences and affect productivity by making workers more distracted during work. Based on an experiment among small-scale manufacturing workers in Odish...

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The cycle of debt among vendors in India and the Philippines

Many street vendors rely on daily or weekly loans from moneylenders to finance working capital. Given the high interest rates, why do they not use a little bit of each day’s earnings to buy working ...

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Causes and consequences of low caloric intake in India: Nutrition, productivity, and cognition

Many of the world’s poor consume very few calories. Because calories are not just consumption, but also an input into production, this low consumption may dampen labour productivity and impede decis...

  • IGC Research on India

Sugar mills: Ownership, productivity and crop choice

This project examines the effect of firm ownership structure on firm behaviour and the economic outcomes of upstream suppliers by comparing privately-owned sugar mills to cooperatives and public mills...

  • IGC Research on India