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How tradable services can aid the jobs challenge in India

Although the rising demand for services has led to its increased contribution to employment in many developing countries and globally, India's growth in services has not translated into a proportionat...

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How NBFCs are reinventing MSME finance

Even though micro and small enterprises make up over 99% of MSMEs in India, they receive a relatively small proportion of bank credit. Chandra and Muthusamy look at how lending to MSMEs has evolved ov...

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The role of cities in ensuring good jobs

In light of India's rapid urbanisation, Rana Hasan looks at various factors which set large cities apart from smaller cities and rural areas: more job opportunities, higher wages, large manufacturing ...

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Changing the frame: Making small firms compete like large ones

Although small firms have natural advantages, they face constraints when it comes to reach and scale; this prevents them from competing with larger firms. Pankaj Chandra shares business models from It...

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श्रम प्रतिबंधों में ढील का प्रभाव: राजस्थान में रोजगार से संबंधित साक्ष्य

भारत में कड़े श्रम कानून फर्मों के विकास में बाधा डाल सकते हैं और अनौपचारिक एवं अनुबंध वाले रोजगार बढ़ा सकते हैं। यह लेख, औद्योगिक विवाद अधिनियम (आईडीए) में संशोधन के बाद राजस्थान में स्थित फर्मों से ...

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Has the export-oriented manufacturing model reached its sell-by date for India?

As India faces the challenge of creating millions of well-paying jobs for its rapidly growing working-age population, Devashish Mitra analyses which sectors and what strategies can provide these good ...

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Introduction to e-Symposium: The good jobs challenge in India

One of the primary concerns for India is the question of jobs – specifically good quality jobs. Why has India lagged in creating opportunities for its working age population, and how different sectors...

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भारत में छात्र मूल्यांकन संबंधी खराब डेटा में सुधार लाना

भारत में छात्रों के शिक्षा के स्तर के बारे में प्रशासनिक डेटा की सटीकता पर मौजूदा प्रमाण को ध्यान में रखते हुए, सिंह और अहलूवालिया चर्चा करते हैं कि छात्र मूल्यांकन की एक विश्वसनीय प्रणाली क्यों मायने...

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High scoring but poor: The misallocation of talent in higher education

As labour market returns to college education have increased, more young adults now receive some form of higher education than ever before. Yet, college attendance remains low for children from poor s...

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प्रशासनिक प्रसार के जनसांख्यिकीय और विकास परिणाम

भारत में अक्सर मौजूदा जिलों को विभाजित करके नए प्रशासनिक जिलों का निर्माण होता रहा है, जहां पिछले चार दशकों में जिलों की संख्या दोगुनी से अधिक हो गई है। इस लेख में, वर्ष 1991 से 2011 तक के आंकड़ों के ...

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Illam Thedi Kalvi: A booster shot for post-Covid education

Amidst worries about learning loss caused by school closures during the Covid-19 pandemic, Tamil Nadu's Illam Thedi Kalvi (ITK) – a volunteer-based education programme – has played a vital role in bri...

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Barriers to upgrading in developing countries

In recent decades, several countries have seen rapid development, aided in part by the adoption of advanced technologies. In this post, Eric Verhoogen looks at recent research to highlight the factors...

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