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Friday, September 24, 2021

Radhicka Kapoor

The writer is a research fellow at ICRIER.

The grim reality hidden by recent decline in unemployment rates
Mon, Aug 09, 2021

Radhicka Kapoor writes: It shows a deterioration in quality of employment and rising underemployment

Preference for fixed-term employees can improve industry relations
Thu, Dec 24, 2020

Contract workers, who are hired via an intermediary (contractor) and are not on the payrolls of the company on whose shop floors they work, have been at the centre of much dispute over the last decade.

Minimum wage must be shaped by aim of enhancing incomes and consumption
Sat, Aug 08, 2020

How do we increase earnings of those at the bottom of the pyramid? One way is by devising strategies that enhance productivity growth in the informal economy.

In our pursuit of economic growth, we ignored voices of India’s informal sector for too long
Mon, May 04, 2020

As we grapple with a health, economic and humanitarian crisis of epic proportions, the immediate need is to provide emergency relief to cushion the effects of the dual shocks of the virus and lockdown on informal workers.

A job crisis, in figures
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Multiple data sets confirm sluggish pace of employment creation. Paucity of data can no longer be an excuse for the lack of debate.