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कोविड-19 और मानसिक स्वास्थ्य: "इन्फोडेमिक" से लड़ाई, एक समय में एक फोन कॉल

भारत में कोविड-19 के बारे में जानकारी संप्रेषित करने की नीतियों में मुख्य रूप से टेक्स्ट संदेश और फोन कॉल की शुरुआत में रिकॉर्ड किए गए वॉयस मैसेज शामिल हैं। कर्नाटक में गारमेंट श्रमिकों के किये गए एक ...

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श्रम-प्रधान उद्योगों में श्रमिकों की अनुपस्थिति का सामना करना

श्रम-प्रधान उद्योगों में श्रमिकों की अनुपस्थिति फर्मों की उत्पादकता में हानि का कारण बनती है, जिसके चलते श्रमिकों के लिए उत्पादकता-आधारित प्रोत्साहन की संभावना कम होती है। कर्नाटक में किये गए एक अध्यय...

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Covid-19 and mental health: Fighting the “infodemic”, one phone call at a time

COVID-19 information communication strategies globally have been dominated by SMS and voice recording based campaigns. The most pervasive Indian government campaign was a pre-recorded message that pla...

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Dealing with worker absenteeism in labour-intensive industries

Worker absenteeism in labour-intensive industries causes productivity losses for firms, and reduced potential for productivity-based incentives for workers. Based on a study in Karnataka, this article...

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Expectations, wage hikes, and worker voice

Understanding how exit decisions of workers are affected by their ability to voice their concerns, is a central question in labour economics. Based on an experiment in 12 garment factories in Karnatak...

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No line left behind: How firms match workers and managers

Various studies consistently affirm the importance of strong worker-manager dynamics in driving productivity. Based on analysis of worker-level productivity data, information on orders, and interviews...

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Managerial quality and productivity dynamics

It is well known that managerial quality impacts firm productivity and growth. Which managerial skills, traits, and practices contribute most to productivity? Are all such traits easily observable? Ar...

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Role of private sector in the holistic skilling of India’s workforce

Low skill levels of workers are a key reason for low labour productivity in developing countries. In this article, Adhvaryu et al. discuss research that centres around two important questions in this...

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The hidden productivity benefits of energy-saving technology: Evidence from LEDs in Indian factories

Energy-efficient technologies are an increasingly relevant policy priority, given growing consensus on the need to tackle climate change. This column examines the productivity benefits of adopting one...

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The Impact of Climate and Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from a Garment Factory in India

This project aims to answer the following research questions: i) What is the impact of air pollution on worker productivity and other labour outcomes (attendance, tardiness, and attrition)? ii) What i...

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