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कृषिक्षेत्र के द्वार पर ‘ड्रामा’

नए 'एपीएमसी (एग्रीकल्चर प्रोड्यूस मार्केट कमेटी) बाइपास एक्ट' को 'डुअल रेगुलेशन ऑफ एग्रीकल्चर मार्केटिंग एक्ट' या ‘ड्रामा’ बताते हुए ज्यां द्रेज़ यह तर्क देते हैं कि केंद्र और राज्य सरकारों द्वारा दोहर...

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Teacher-student gender matching and learning outcomes

Studies have found positive effects of teacher-student gender matching on students’ learning outcomes in certain countries. Based on a theoretical model – tested empirically with survey data from Andh...

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When criminality begets crime: The role of elected politicians

The criminalisation of politics has become a massive threat to society. While the impact of criminally accused leaders on economic outcomes has been studied in the literature, little is known about th...

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क्‍या कोविड-19 के बढ़ते प्रसार में सामाजिक और आर्थिक विविधता मायने रखती है?

कोविड-19 के बढ़ते प्रसार को रोकने के लिए समुदायों को सामूहिक रूप से कार्य करने की आवश्यकता है, जो अधिक विविधत जनसंख्‍या वाले क्षेत्रों में अधिक चुनौतीपूर्ण हो सकती है। भारत से जिला-स्तरीय आंकड़ों का उ...

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Covid-19: How well are government schemes supporting Bihar’s vulnerable populations?

The immediate adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown was visibly greater for migrant workers and their households, whose ability to access government schemes in their villages...

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Social identity, health networks, and health knowledge

Health knowledge, driven by education, is a critical factor for the achievement of good health outcomes. Analysing data from the Indian Human Development Survey 2004-05, this article examines how know...

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Matter of mobility: Barriers to women’s work and education, and the dangers at home

As countries across the world implemented lockdowns to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, both women and men have been largely confined to their homes but with differential impacts. In this post, Nikita...

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A world of no lockdowns: The case of South Korea and Sweden

While most of the world was under lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020, two countries, Sweden and South Korea, decided to keep their economies open. In this post, Bhatia et al. use a metric o...

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बजट 2021-22: स्‍वास्‍थ्‍य को प्राथमिकता, एक बार फिर से

वर्ष 2021-22 के केंद्रीय बजट का आकलन स्वास्थ्य क्षेत्र के नजरिए से करते हुए, कॉफी और स्पीयर्स यह तर्क देते हैं कि भारत के स्वास्थ्य परिणामों को बेहतर बनाने के लिए पुरानी समस्याओं को पुराने तरीको से हल...

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‘Bad bank’: A good idea in bad times

Commenting on the ‘bad bank’ proposal of the 2021-22 Union Budget, K Srinivasa Rao contends that the bad bank is a good idea in bad times – as a transitory solution with defined timelines – but it can...

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India’s new labour codes: A pre-condition for long-run growth

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has recently notified four new labour codes, which are expected to be implemented from April 2021. Assessing the impact of the policy changes around hiring-and-fi...

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Drought relief by state governments: Evidence from South India

In developing countries, extreme climate events can have disastrous consequences for vulnerable populations. This article analyses state government’s responses to droughts in South India during 2008-2...

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