The writer is an associate professor, Economics, at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Aadhaar doesn’t empower people, only the state
Discussion on Universal Basic Income shows an ignorance of inconvenient facts in our experience with direct benefit transfer and Aadhaar
As it completes 10 years, there is enough evidence to show that India needs the MGNREGA
Child nutrition is being held hostage to spurious, largely upper caste, arguments.
Rajasthan’s decision to ‘target’ free medicines and diagnostics is contrary to the recommended role.
The book misses the impact of corruption/scams on society — it leads to policy failure and to inefficiencies, which lower the rate of growth of the economy below its potential.