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The role of political connections of firms during a crisis

Research has shown that political connections matter for a firm during times of economic crisis. This article refers to a unique data set of political connections of firms in India, and finds that fir...

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How could Indian law tackle climate governance?

As climate change becomes an increasing concern, addressing the problem only through policy may not be enough. In this piece, Dubash and Sridhar suggest that legislation around climate can ensure econ...

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भारत में पार्टी प्राथमिकताएं और रणनीतिक मतदान

अपने निर्वाचन क्षेत्र में चुनाव परिणामों का सटीक अंदाजा लगाने हेतु ठोस जानकारी उपलब्ध न होने के कारण कई मतदाता मानते हैं कि उनका पसंदीदा उम्मीदवार जीत जाएगा। वर्ष 2017 में उत्तर-प्रदेश में हुए विधानसभ...

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The disruptive market power of foreign portfolio investors in the face of tax threat

Foreign portfolio investors in emerging markets are known to exit host capital markets promptly if any policy changes impose additional costs. Based on an analysis of daily trading data during a perio...

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Tracking learning outcomes: ASER’s work through the pandemic

With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the associated lockdowns, schools quickly pivoted to online learning. However, there was limited information about whether children had access to learning m...

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Tracking learning outcomes: ASER’s work through the pandemic

With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the associated lockdowns, schools quickly pivoted to online learning. However, there was limited information about whether children had access to learning m...

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What contributed to the slowdown of the Indian economy during 2019-20

This article analyses the sources and correlates of the economic slowdown in the Indian economy during 2019-20. It establishes that the slowdown was largely confined to one year, and to the manufactur...

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Banks, finance and the 2022 Economics Nobel Prize

This year the Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig for their work on the role of banks in the economy, particularly during financial crises. In this ...

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Jacques Drèze’s intellectual journey

Eminent economist Jacques Drèze passed away on 25 September 2022 at the age of 93. Professor Drèze was known for his contributions to economic theory and public policy, from general equilibrium analys...

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एनबीएफसी किस प्रकार से एमएसएमई वित्त की पुनर्रचना कर रहे हैं

हालांकि भारत के एमएसएमई में 99% से अधिक सूक्ष्म और लघु उद्यम शामिल हैं, उन्हें बैंक ऋण का अपेक्षाकृत कम अनुपात प्राप्त होता है। चंद्रा और मुथुसामी पिछले दो दशकों में एमएसएमई को उधार किस प्रकार से विकस...

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The long-run effects of agricultural productivity gains: Evidence from irrigation canals in India

Evidence from canals in India shows that labour mobility is a key channel to agricultural growth. This article shows that villages with access to canal water have persistently higher agricultural yiel...

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उच्च स्कोरिंग लेकिन गरीब: उच्च शिक्षा में प्रतिभा का गलत आवंटन

जैसे-जैसे कॉलेज शिक्षा में श्रम बाजार के लाभों में बढ़ोतरी हुई है, अब पहले से कहीं अधिक युवको को किसी न किसी प्रकार की उच्च शिक्षा प्राप्त हो रही है। फिर भी, गरीब सामाजिक आर्थिक स्थिति के बच्चों की कॉ...

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