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हाई स्कूल में विज्ञान? कॉलेज और नौकरी के परिणाम

भारत में विज्ञान के अध्ययन के साथ जुड़े कैरियर पथ, हाई स्कूलों में अन्य विषयों के अध्ययन से जुड़े कैरियर पथ के मुक़ाबले, अधिक प्रतिष्ठित और लाभप्रद माने जाते हैं। यह लेख उच्चतर माध्यमिक विद्यालय में ...

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आज़ादी के फल? महिलाओं की कार्य में भागीदारी और घरेलू उपकरणों को अपनाना

क्या महिलाओं की कार्य भागीदारी में वृद्धि घरेलू उपकरणों को अधिक अपनाये जाने का कारण बनती है, या मामला ठीक इसके विपरीत है? इस प्रश्न को हल करने के लिए, इस लेख में द्वितीय विश्व युद्ध की अवधि के अमेरिकी...

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Economic consequences of Covid-19 lockdowns: Lessons from India’s first wave

As India combats the second wave of Covid-19, the impact on economic activity remains a major concern. Drawing lessons from the first wave in 2020, this article provides an assessment of how containme...

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Fruits of liberation? Women’s work participation and adoption of household appliances

Does increase in women’s work participation lead to greater adoption of household appliances, or is it the other way round? To address this question, this article analyses US data from the Second Wo...

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Science in high school? College and job outcomes

Career paths associated with the study of science vis-à-vis other disciplines in high school, are considered more prestigious and renumerative in India. This article examines the association between ...

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जनभाषा? मातृभाषा में पढ़ाई शिक्षा को कैसे प्रभावित करती है

2016 में जारी किए किए गए राष्ट्रीय शिक्षा नीति के प्रारूप में मातृभाषा में शिक्षा, खास कर स्कूल के रचनात्मक वर्षों के दौरान मातृभाषा में शिक्षा के महत्व पर जोर दिया गया था। इस कॉलम में दक्षिणी भारत की...

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Designing India’s national healthcare protection: Challenges and opportunities

The burden of non-communicable diseases, requiring costly hospital-based treatment, is increasing in India, and only 15% of the population has health insurance coverage. The Modi government recently i...

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Common tongue? How mother tongue instruction influences education

The recently released draft of the National Education Policy stresses the importance of education in the mother tongue, especially in the formative years at school. This column seeks to uncover the li...

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Public health insurance for tertiary diseases: Lessons from Andhra's Aarogyasri programme

Private health insurance covering tertiary diseases is limited to the upper middle class in India. One reason for low take-up of publicly-financed health insurance among economically weaker sections i...

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Social influences and public health insurance utilisation

In developing countries there are often limited formal sources of information about programme benefits or how to access them. Social networks might influence adoption by providing more programme inf...

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Citizens' trust in local politicians and implications for good governance

The new state of Telangana was carved out of Andhra Pradesh in June 2014, after a prolonged movement by the people of Telangana region for a separate state. Based on field experiments among citizens ...

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Women leaders and deceptive behaviour

Are women in leadership positions more dishonest than men? Based on an artefactual field experiment in rural Bihar, this column finds that women in leadership positions deceive more than men, especia...

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