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शक्ति के पहिए : बिहार साइकल कार्यक्रम के दीर्घकालिक प्रभाव

बिहार सरकार ने 2006 में स्कूल जाने के लिए साइकल खरीदने के लिए कक्षा 9 की लड़कियों को नकद रुपए देने का एक कार्यक्रम शुरू किया था। वर्ष 2016 में किए गए एक सर्वे के आधार पर इस आलेख में दर्शाया गया है कि ...

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Wheels of power: Long-term effects of the Bihar Cycle Programme

The Bihar government introduced a programme in 2006 to give cash to grade 9 girls to buy bicycles to go to school. Based on a survey undertaken in 2016, this article shows that beneficiaries were more...

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Parikshit Ghosh speaks with Karl Ove Moene

There is a view that upsurge in inequality due to globalisation is leading to rising appeal of political platforms that promote inward-looking policies. In this podcast, Parikshit Ghosh (Member of the...

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Women's empowerment and changing social norms: Persistent effects of a one-time targeted in-kind transfer in India

The project explored how a targeted social reform - the “Cycle program” in Bihar - affected the aspirations and behaviour of young women. The Cycle program was successful in increasing enrolment i...

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The universal basic share and social incentives

In the previous article in the series, Debraj Ray proposes a simple amendment of the universal basic income called the universal basic share. In this article, Debraj Ray and Karl Ove Moene (Universit...

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