Tag Search: “data”
Female labour force participation in India has been on the decline – dropping from an already low 29% in 2004-05 to 17% in 2017-18. However, the extent of women’s economic participation depends on ho...
- Milan Vaishnav
- 10 May, 2021
India’s target under the Paris Agreement on climate change, is to reduce greenhouse gas emission intensity by 33-35% by 2030, from the 2005 level. In a previous I4I post, Manisha Jain showed that the ...
- Manisha Jain
- 22 April, 2021
Swachh Bharat Mission was introduced by Government of India in 2014 to eliminate open defecation. Based on data from the National Family and Health Survey (NFHS)-5 factsheets, this article shows that ...
Data collection using face-to-face surveys has faced a roadblock in the wake of restricted mobility and social distancing guidelines to contain the spread of Covid-19. In this post, Coffey et al. desc...
The last decade has seen an increased adoption of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) for answering policy questions in developing countries. RCTs are being preferred over other research methods mainl...
- Sneha P
- 02 November, 2020
How can we best measure inter-caste tension and discrimination in India? In this post, Victoire Girard highlights the limitations of using statistics compiled under the Prevention of Atrocities Act, w...
- Victoire Girard
- 23 September, 2020
Ideas to improve the performance of India’s school system, many of which involve the use of information and communication technology, have been proposed and implemented with varying degrees of success...
- Notes from the Field
One of the targets in India’s ‘Nationally Determined Contributions’ under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is to reduce the greenhouse gas emission intensity of GDP by 33-35%...
- Manisha Jain
- 21 August, 2020
While extending the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown for two more weeks starting 17 May 2020, the government has given major relaxations for public movement and economic activity in non-containment zones ...
In conversation with Ashok Kotwal on the ongoing economic crisis caused by lockdown to mitigate Covid-19 spread, Pronab Sen breaks down the problem into survival of individuals and livelihoods, and th...
Policy discourse in India has steered towards opening the economy in a phased manner to combat the mounting economic distress caused by the lockdown. In this post, Puppala, Gupta, and Sekhri describe ...
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- I4I Team
- 07 April, 2020