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Abhishek Anand

Abhishek Anand is a graduate student at Harvard Kennedy School

What the latest NFHS data says about the New Welfarism
Sat, Dec 04, 2021

🔴 Abhishek Anand, Arvind Subramanian write: On the key child stunting metric, it suggests not a catch-up, but a great switch between some of the BIMARU states and the mid-peninsular/western states

Why we need to count the Covid dead
Tue, Jul 20, 2021

Abhishek Anand, Justin Sandefur, Arvind Subramanian write: Confronting the scale of the tragedy will help India draw lessons and etch them deep into the nation’s collective consciousness to foster a ‘never again’ resolve

Separated from herd in May, elephant kills 16 in 6 Jharkhand districts
Sun, Jun 27, 2021

From Tundi in Dhanbad, the pachyderm travelled to Jamtara, Deoghar, Dumka, Pakur and Sahibganj and returned to Tundi through the same route and killed 16 people, according to forest officials.

A pandemic is not the time to worry about fiscal deficit
Fri, Apr 30, 2021

Given that a timely deficit may not have adverse macroeconomic consequences, surviving this pandemic first by enhancing the required spending is crucial

President Biden’s fiscal stimulus is good news for US, less so for emerging economies
Thu, Mar 25, 2021

With more policy support, faster vaccine rollout, US will recover faster than emerging economies.

Govt should next focus on well-being of the child from womb to first five years
Wed, Jan 06, 2021

India continues to be successful in preventing child deaths, but the health and nutrition of the surviving, living child has deteriorated, somewhat worryingly.

Ranchi: Man strangulates toddler ‘as he did not want a girl child’, say police
Sun, Dec 27, 2020

According to the police, on Saturday morning, Gautam Prasad Mahato’s daughter began crying, at which he lost his cool and killed her.

New Welfarism of Modi govt represents distinctive approach to redistribution and inclusion
Tue, Dec 22, 2020

Traditional redistribution, which aims to deliver on intangibles like health and education, has ceded to a distinctive ‘New Welfarism’, where Centre is demonstrably providing tangible essentials to citizens