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The costs of extreme competition for government jobs
Indian states have highly competitive examinations for public service recruitment, with many youth remaining unemployed for long periods to compete for these government vacancies. Kunal Mangal looks a...
- Kunal Mangal
- 21 April, 2023
AI and services-led growth: Evidence from Indian job adverts
Using a new dataset of online vacancies from India’s largest jobs website, Copestake et al. document near-exponential growth in the demand for artificial intelligence-related skills in the services s...
- Alexander Copestake Max Marczinek Ashley Pople Katherine Stapleton
- 19 April, 2023
The empowering effects of employment on married women
In the seventh post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Madeline McKelway and Julia Redstone outline the findings of a study investigating the empowerment effects on m...
- Madeline McKelway Julia Redstone
- 17 March, 2023
Time poverty for girls: Implications for educational attainment and workforce participation
In the fifth post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Priyadarshini et al. leverage time use data from a study in Bihar, and find that girls take on a majority of dome...
- Shubha Bhattacharya Wendy Cheung Madhu Joshi Anamika Priyadarshini
- 14 March, 2023
Living with the in-laws: Effect on women’s employment in India
In the fourth post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Rajshri Jayaraman considers the negative correlation between high rates of co-residence with in-laws and low rat...
- Rajshri Jayaraman
- 13 March, 2023
The gendered employment effects of mobile internet access in developing countries
In the third post of I4I’s month-long campaign to mark International Women’s Day 2023, Goldberg and Chiplunkar look at 3G internet coverage in 14 countries, and find that access to mobile internet all...
- Gaurav Chiplunkar Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg
- 10 March, 2023
Women’s Month 2023: An International Women’s Day series
Throughout the month of March, I4I will be hosting the latest evidence and perspectives to mark International Women’s Day 2023. Follow this campaign across platforms and join the conversation using #I...
- Nikita Mujumdar Ishita Trivedi
- 08 March, 2023
Bringing skilling and productive employment closer to women
On International Women’s Day, Farzana Afridi considers a key issue in the creation of good jobs for women – the provision of skilling. She discusses the lack of physical and financial access to skill ...
- Farzana Afridi
- 08 March, 2023
Formalisation of informal manufacturing enterprises in India
Employment in India’s organised manufacturing sector has grown rapidly since 2004. This article finds that about 15% of this growth can be attributed to the formalisation of previously informal enterp...
- Bishwanath Goldar
- 01 March, 2023
The state of Adivasi livelihoods after 75 years of planned development
Despite efforts to ensure their wellbeing, the Adivasi community remains one of the most deprived in India. In this post, Chaudhuri and Ghosh discuss the findings of a study surveying the livelihood s...
- Dibyendu Chaudhuri Parijat Ghosh
- 15 February, 2023
I4I@10 | Emerging from Covid-19: Challenges and solutions
As India emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, economists will have to rethink how they understand the Indian economy in context of global volatilities. In this panel, moderated by Amartya Lahiri, Viral...
- Viral Acharya Yamini Aiyar Amartya Lahiri Pronab Sen I4I Team
- 10 February, 2023
Irrigation and the spatial pattern of local economic development in India
Irrigation projects across India are intended to boost agricultural productivity and rural development. In this post, Blakeslee et al. study the long-run effects of access to irrigation on the composi...
- David Blakeslee Aaditya Dar Ram Fishman Samreen Malik Heitor Pellegrina Karan Singh Bagavathinathan
- 25 January, 2023