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कोविड-19 लॉकडाउन और प्रवासी श्रमिक: बिहार एवं झारखंड के व्यावसायिक प्रशिक्षुओं का सर्वेक्षण

भारत में हुए राष्ट्रव्यापी लॉकडाउन के कारण विशेष रूप से प्रवासी मजदूर बुरी तरह प्रभावित हुए। जब यात्रा प्रतिबंध हटा दिए गए तब 1.1 करोड़ अंतरराज्यीय प्रवासी अपने घर लौट गए। इस आलेख में चक्रवर्ती एवं अन्...

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I4I 2020 highlights: Note from the Editor-in-Chief

As we near the end of 2020, Editor-in-chief Ashok Kotwal reflects on the unprecedented and momentous year that was, and presents key highlights from I4I.

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DRAMA at the farm gate

Describing the new ‘APMC (Agricultural Produce Market Committee) Bypass Act’ as a ‘Dual Regulation of Agricultural Marketing Act’ or DRAMA, Jean Drèze argues that the legislation's odd framework of du...

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National Farmers’ Day

23 December is observed as National Farmers’ Day, to celebrate the contribution and importance of farmers to the Indian economy. This page presents selected I4I content – posted over time – on issues ...

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Webinar video: Navigating Covid-19 impact on agriculture supply chains

In October 2020, the India Programme of the International Growth Centre (IGC) and Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) organised a webinar on ‘Navigating the Impact of Covid-19 on the Agricultu...

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Agricultural worker exits and crop fires

While the process of moving workers from low- to high-productivity sectors is considered critical for economic development, its environmental impact remains largely unexplored. This article shows that...

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क्या मतदान का अधिकार राजनीतिक व्यवहार को प्रभावित करता है? भारत से ऐतिहासिक साक्ष्य

लोकतंत्र को लंबे समय से बेहतर आर्थिक विकास परिणामों के लिए जाना जाता है। हालांकि यह स्पष्ट नहीं है कि नागरिकों को मतदान का अधिकार देना, राजनीतिक भागीदारी या प्रतियोगिता को प्रभावी बनाए रखने को सुनिश्च...

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Farm laws: Reform needed but not at expense of small farmers

Commenting on the controversial farm laws, Kaushik Basu and Nirvikar Singh contend that the government should withdraw these laws, return to the drafting table, engage with farmers and states, and inc...

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Reducing the flow of plastic to oceans in India

Growing consumer demands are causing the generation of colossal amounts of plastic waste, and the poor state of waste management implies that large proportions of this litter is making its way into th...

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भारत में मानसिक स्वास्थ्य असमानताएँ

सामाजिक समूहों के बीच शारीरिक स्वास्थ्य असमानताओं को लेकर अब तक काफी शोध किया जा चुका है, लेकिन इसमें मानसिक स्वास्थ्य का पहलू अब तक अनदेखा है। 2007-2008 में छह भारतीय राज्यों में डब्ल्यूएचओ द्वारा कि...

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Farm laws: Resolving the deadlock

In a recent Indian Express article, Bharat Ramaswami has proposed some rather provocative suggestions on how the present crisis triggered by the farmers’ protests can be resolved. In this post, Ramasw...

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Combating corruption and illicit outflows: A welfare-oriented approach

A discussion of the association between corruption in economies and leakage through illicit outward flows – with important implications for welfare – is missing in the literature. Based on a theoretic...

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