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Amit Basole is Associate Professor of Economics at the School of Liberal Studies, Azim Premji University where he teaches development economics and political economy. He has previously taught at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA and University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA. His research has been published in various edited volumes and in journals such as Economic and Political Weekly, World Development, Development and Change, Rethinking Marxism, International Journal of Hindu Studies, and International Review of Applied Economics. Amit has recently edited a book called 'Lokavidya Perspectives: A Philosophy of Political Imagination for the Knowledge Age'. His writings and lectures are available at https://amitbasole.wordpress.com/
Posts by Amit Basole
Based on the findings from a phone survey of around 5,000 Indian workers, the authors explore the impact of the Covid-19 economic lockdown on two forms of livelihood vulnerabilities: employment insecu...
- Notes from the Field
Given the lack of reliable wage or asset data, tax returns-based World Top Incomes Database is important for measuring income and wealth inequalities. Analysing the India series of the database, this...
- Amit Basole
- 31 August, 2015
It is puzzling to note that while real household expenditures and incomes in rural India have been on the rise, average calorie intake has declined. Analysing data from the National Sample Survey, th...