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Estimating changes in India’s workforce during 2011-2018

Prior to the 2017-18 Periodic Labour Force Survey, there was paucity of official, labour-market data since the last nationally representative survey was from 2011, and other surveys in the intervening...

  • Perspectives

ड्यूएट: अनौपचारिक श्रमिकों की सामाजिक सुरक्षा को शामिल करने हेतु विस्तार करना

ज्यां द्रेज़ के ड्यूएट प्रस्ताव पर टिप्पणी करते हुए रक्षिता स्वामी और अमित बसोले ने इसकी सरल डिजाइन को इसकी ताकत के रूप में उजागर किया है और अधिक व्यापक दृष्टिकोण का प्रस्ताव दिया है। इस प्रस्ताव में अ...

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DUET: Expand to include social protection for informal workers

Commenting on Jean Drèze’s DUET proposal, Rakshita Swamy and Amit Basole highlight its simple design as its strength and propose a more comprehensive approach that also includes social protection f...

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Pandemic as a lens: Identifying and addressing livelihood vulnerabilities

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

Income inequality in India: Trends from the World Top Incomes Database

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...

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What explains declining calorie consumption in India?

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...

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