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Food insecurity and child malnutrition: New empirical evidence from India

Child malnutrition is among the most pressing public health issues in India today. Equally alarming is the country’s food security crisis. Analysing ‘Young Lives Survey’ data from the states of ...

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Dynamics of achievement gap between public and private school students

The achievement gap between public and private school students is well-documented in the literature on education in India, but there has not been sufficient focus on the dynamics of this gap over time...

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शादी के समय महिलाओं की उम्र घरेलू हिंसा को कैसे प्रभावित करती है?

दुनिया भर में तीन में से एक महिला अपने जीवनकाल में घरेलू हिंसा से प्रभावित होती है। जो महिलाएं घरेलू हिंसा का सामना करती हैं, उन्हें गंभीर प्रतिकूल स्वास्थ्य परिणामों से प्रभावित होने के साथ-साथ भारी ...

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Economic mobility in India: Estimation using ‘noisy’ data

There has been a dramatic rise in inequality in India post-liberalisation. This article finds economic mobility to be markedly low, with at least seven out of 10 poor households remaining poor or at-r...

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How women’s age at marriage impacts domestic violence

Domestic violence affects one in three women in their lifetime worldwide, and has serious adverse health and economic consequences. Analysing data from the latest National Family Health Survey of Indi...

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