Hello, In today’s edition, we discuss when in-kind benefit transfers could be preferred over cash, whether we should reopen schools, the impact of crim…
Amee Misra
Hello, In today’s edition, we discuss intergenerational mobility, the challenges, incentives and tensions in India’s bureaucracy during the COVID-19 cr…
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Cross-subsidisation of India’s domestic power and how that’s hurting industry, the relationship between money and happiness, the impact of the COVID cr…
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Hello, In today’s edition, we discuss the productivity losses from rising heat, how reservations help expand social networks, whether the uniform civil…
Amee Misra
Hello, In today’s edition, we discuss the Modi government’s “new welfarism”, whether metro rail systems help reduce air pollution, why renewable energy…
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Hello, In today’s edition, we discuss the World Bank’s latest poverty numbers, why you wouldn’t do much better at being poor than the poor themselves, …
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Hello, Putting this newsletter together has been a labour of love, and a great learning experience. In this edition, we present a retrospective of some…
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Hello, Since July 31, India has reported about 7.8 million new COVID-19 cases and nearly 7,000 more deaths from the disease. During this period, Bihar …
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Hello, In this edition of ResearchWire by IndiaSpend, we discuss a visual tool to understand India’s poverty and inequality, an index of Indian states’…
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Hello, In this edition of ResearchWire by IndiaSpend, we discuss the proposed increase in women’s legal age of marriage, why politicians may mess up th…
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Why it is better to be a woman in South India, what does poverty look like and what does it means for protection from COVID-19, the nuts and bolts of a…
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We discuss the new farm bills, how reservations are effective, evidence that history matters, how spending on the poor could potentially make money, an…
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