All Inclusive Economic Development offers a better measurement of economic progress.

All Inclusive Economic Development: The GDP alternative offers a better measure of progress

Gross domestic product is a narrow and an inadequate metric to capture the holistic and true value of health investment, leading to economic wellbeing. Read more »

RBI policy must focus on financial system stability

In the transition from lockdown to normalcy, there will be logistics problems, supply chain disruptions and market fragmentation that need to be tackled. Read more »
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Inflation focus must end: RBI should cut rates by 100 bps

There are enough reasons to be optimistic – the economy had a good rabi crop, the monsoon has been good and the kharif crop is also expected to be good. Read more »
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Social protection in Tamil Nadu: Covid-19 highlights need for universal coverage

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to strengthen the life-cycle approach of the relatively well-developed social protection system in Tamil Nadu. Read more »
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Covid-19 updates: India’s case fatality rate drops to 2.25%

India recorded 47,704 new cases and 654 deaths in the last one day. The country registered more than 30,000 recoveries per day for the fifth day running. Read more »
Goa mining stalemate

Stalemate in Goa: Some practical steps towards restarting mining operations

The Narendra Modi government must adopt a credible and consistent policy approach to enable the Goan mining industry to restart after the monsoon season. Read more »
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Covid-19 vaccine: The thrilling race for the magic bullet

There was no confirmatory evidence to directly suggest that this new vaccine from Oxford will protect you from infection by the current bug. Read more »
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Online teaching: Opportunities in the time of Covid pandemic

Inattentive students, multiple logins, peeping parents and bullying give a tough time to teachers. Can online education be more engaging and fun. Read more »
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Covid-19 opens window to an inclusive, greener future

Reducing inequalities is the biggest challenge for policy makers as they set out to rebuild the economies ravaged by the coronavirus outbreak. Read more »
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Shadow pandemic: Tackling domestic violence amid Covid-19 outbreak

Household stress and domestic conflicts caused by unemployment, income loss and other hardships affect family welfare, parenting quality and old-age support. Read more »