Tag Search: “productivity & innovation”
Import competition, formalisation, and role of contract workers
Given the recent expansion in the participation of developing countries in global trade, it is important to understand the role of trade in the composition of employment in these countries. Analysing ...
- Pavel Chakraborty Rahul Singh Vidhya Soundararajan
- 27 January, 2021
Court congestion, caste identity, and business performance
Effective contract enforcement is the key for the formation and expansion of business enterprises. But how does improvement in court performance matter differently to different caste groups? This arti...
- Tanika Chakraborty Anirban Mukherjee Sarani Saha Divya Shukla
- 14 May, 2020
How district courts influence firm growth
The Economic Survey 2018-19 highlights that the single biggest constraint to ease of doing business in India is contract enforcement and dispute resolution, and increasing capacity in lower judiciary ...
- Manaswini Rao
- 29 January, 2020
The return of the policy that shall not be named: Principles of industrial policy
The 'Asian miracles' and their industrial policies are often considered as statistical accidents that cannot be replicated. This article argues that we can learn more about sustained growth from these...
- Reda Cherif Fuad Hasanov
- 31 July, 2019
How operational efficiency of India's ports impacts its manufacturing exports
The average turnaround time of Indian ports has come down significantly since 2010, indicating improvement in their operational efficiency. However, it still is more than two times the level in some o...
- Bishwanath Goldar Mahua Paul
- 10 June, 2019
(Un)ease of doing business: How congested courts hinder firm productivity
The strength of contract enforcement determines how firms source inputs and organise production, and hence influences productivity. Using microdata on Indian manufacturing, this article quantifies the...
- Johannes Boehm Ezra Oberfield
- 01 March, 2019
I4I Panel Discussion: The way forward for the Indian economy
In December 2018, I4I organised a panel discussion on ‘The Way Forward for the Indian Economy’ with K.P. Krishnan (Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), T.N. Ninan (Business Standard), ...
- Nalini Gulati
- 29 January, 2019
I4I Event: What is the way forward for the Indian economy?
On Tuesday, 18 December 2018, I4I is organising a Panel Discussion on ‘The Way forward for the Indian economy’, in Delhi. The panellists are K.P. Krishnan (Ministry of Skill Development and Entreprene...
- Ashok Kotwal
- 17 December, 2018