Public Policy
Opinion  /  Published 01.07.19

What India can do about homelessness

To tackle homelessness, the government should provide better incentives to developers to provide affordable housing...
By Debarati Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

Linguistic diversity is India's advantage

Research indicates that exposure to two languages leads to better attention development in infancy...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.18

Why we should eat millets rather than rice

Policymakers should take note of studies that highlight the benefits of alternatives such as millets...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 28.11.18

Poor states should receive more funds

The distribution of funds for backward classes is skewed in favour of the richer states...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.06.19

Wanted: Holistic view of Himalayan ecology

The Indian Himalayan Region, spanning 12 Indian states, has long been absent from the centre stage of Indian policy...
By Jaya Thakur


Opinion  /  Published 10.10.18

Human Development Report: Lessons for India

The superb performance of countries like Sri Lanka and China underscores the important role of public policy...
By Bhaskar Dutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.18

Harnessing the power of big data

Data is everywhere, yet there is shortage of information when it comes to determining effective public policy. The National Sample Survey holds a glimmer of hope for policymakers....
By Sabir Ahamed

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.18

Demonetisation: the good, bad, and ugly

Even if the wisdom underlying demonetisation is yet to be clearly detected, it's best to conclude with a hopeful note. Nothing is permanent, including failure....
By Dipankar Dasgupta


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