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ई-संगोष्ठी का परिचय: नए कृषि बिल को समझना

क्या कृषि बिल किसानों की आय बढ़ाने में मदद करेंगे? क्या किसानों को बाजारों तक विस्तारित पहुंच से लाभ मिल सकता है? क्या वे कॉन्ट्रैक्ट फार्मिंग के बिल के कारण शहरी फर्मों के साथ अनुबंध स्थापित करने के ...

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Introduction to e-Symposium: Understanding the new farm bills

Would the farm bills help increase farmers’ incomes? Could farmers benefit from an expanded access to markets? Would they be more willing to engage in contracts with urban firms because of the bill ...

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CPR-I4I webinar video: A new economic imagination?

Centre for Policy Research and Ideas for India jointly held a webinar on 16 September 2020, to discuss domestic demand specifically in rural India. It built on a recent I4I post by three of the speake...

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ड्यूएट: 'कैसे' से पहले 'क्यों' को संबोधित करना

ज्यां द्रेज़ के ड्यूएट प्रस्ताव और इससे संबंधित विचारों पर टिप्पणी करते हुए अशोक कोटवाल यह तर्क देते हैं कि हमें इस तरह के शहरी निर्माण कार्यक्रम के डिज़ाइन के विवरण का गहन अध्‍ययन करने से पहले इसके औच...

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DUET: Addressing ‘why’ before ‘how’

Commenting on Drèze's DUET proposal and related views, Ashok Kotwal argues that we need to consider the rationale for such an urban work programme, before diving into the design details.

  • Perspectives

What would make India’s growth sustainable?

Much of the discussion on the economic slowdown in India in recent years – as well as on the government’s measures to tackle the present economic crisis due to the Covid-19 lockdown – is focused...

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Webinar video: The new Coronavirus and the Indian economy

The global pandemic has created a terrible trade-off for every country between an economic crisis caused by a shutdown of the economic activity and a health crisis and fatalities as the healthcare sys...

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Covid-19: Ashok Kotwal speaks with Pronab Sen

In conversation with Ashok Kotwal on the ongoing economic crisis caused by lockdown to mitigate Covid-19 spread, Pronab Sen breaks down the problem into survival of individuals and livelihoods, and th...

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What should we do about the Indian economy? A wide-angled perspective - IV

In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen traced the genesis of the present economic slowdown. In this part, they discuss the way forward to arrest the slowdown. They suggest a ...

  • Perspectives

What should we do about the Indian economy? A wide-angled perspective - III

In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen presented an export-led development strategy employed by successful Asian countries and why India failed on this front. In this part, t...

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What should we do about the Indian economy? A wide-angled perspective - II

In the previous part of this series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab Sen described the generic process of development in a dual economy. In this part, they present the strategies employed by successful Asian ...

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What should we do about the Indian economy? A wide-angled perspective - I

The Indian economy, one of the fastest growing economies in the world over the last three decades, today shows telltale signs of an economic slowdown. In this four-part series, Ashok Kotwal and Pronab...

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