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The man who loved forests

On Ideas for India’s 10th anniversary, our Editor-in-Chief Parikshit Ghosh pens a tribute honouring the late Ashok Kotwal, whose vision and values percolated our portal’s character to make it a ve...

  • Editors Corner

Inequality, labour market trends, and the welfare State

All around the world, rising levels of inequality – particularly in the last 3-4 decades – have been recognised as a major issue. In this context, David Green (University of British Columbia) and ...

  • Videos

Doing our bidding: Auctions and the greater common good

This year’s Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats. In this post, Parikshit Ghosh discus...

  • Perspectives

Webinar video: The Covid-19 shock

The Covid-19 pandemic and the containment measures adopted to check the spread of the disease, have caused an unprecedented economic crisis in India as well as the rest of the world. Further, India is...

  • Videos

हमें कोविड-19 से लड़ने के लिए एक मार्शल प्‍लान की आवश्यकता है

कोविड -19 महामारी के खिलाफ लड़ाई में अभी भी बहुत कुछ अज्ञात है, लेकिन दो कड़े सबक स्पष्ट रूप से दिखाई देते हैं: हमें अपनी स्वास्थ्य देखभाल क्षमता को सुदृढ़ करने तथा सामाजिक-सुरक्षा जाल को मजबूत बनाने...

  • दृष्टिकोण

We need a Marshall Plan to fight Covid-19

There are still a lot of unknowns in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, but two robust lessons are clear: we need to pull out all stops to strengthen our healthcare capacity and reinforce social...

  • Perspectives

Delhi’s air: Parikshit Ghosh speaks with Mohan P George

Edited excerpts from an in-depth interview with Dr. Mohan P George (Senior Scientist, Delhi Pollution Control Committee), conducted by Parikshit Ghosh (Member of the I4I Editorial Board; Associate Pro...

  • Perspectives

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...

  • Podcasts

Parikshit Ghosh speaks with Debraj Ray

In this podcast, Parikshit Ghosh (Member of the I4I Editorial Board & Associate Professor, Delhi School of Economics) speaks with Debraj Ray (Julius Silver Professor, Faculty of Arts and Science, and ...

  • Podcasts

Parikshit Ghosh speaks with Avinash Dixit

In this podcast, Parikshit Ghosh (Member of the I4I Editorial Board & Associate Professor, Delhi School of Economics) speaks with Avinash Dixit (John J. F. Sherrerd '52 University Professor of Economi...

  • Podcasts

On demonetisation

On the evening of 8 November, the Prime Minister announced on national television that Rs. 1,000 and 500 notes are no longer legal tender, and must be exchanged at the banks for newly issued currency....

  • Symposium

Introduction to e-Symposium: The GDP conundrum

Ever since India’s Central Statistical Organisation came out with the new GDP series with 2011-12 as the base year, controversy has surrounded it. The CSO claims that the new series is calculated b...

  • Symposium