January 19, 2020
Congress and the invisible hand
How can the Congress party reinvent itself? In this article for the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar looks at the importance of leadership and clarity of ideology for the success of political parties....
January 15, 2020
Opinion | Lessons for India from other economies in the Asian region
January 15, 2020
The other data challenge: Measuring life in a metro
We need to know how many people enter cities, where they live, how they travel, and what they do for a living.
January 13, 2020
When a widow sells her hair for food
In India, the social programmes for alleviation of poverty and hunger seem to fail in delivering their outcomes.
January 09, 2020
Govt reforms appear task-based; it's time to focus on structural changes to improve India's ease of doing business rankings
Kadambari Shah and Tinaz Mistry write on the structural reforms needed to improve India's ease of doing business rankings.
January 07, 2020
Opinion | A good budget this year would take the skill of a trapeze artist
In his latest for the Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha writes on the challenges and considerations for India's upcoming budget.
January 05, 2020
Child deaths, mere statistics?
Writing for the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar comments on India's infant mortality rate and the inadequate attention given to healthcare infrastruture.
December 30, 2019
Out-of-Box Policy Ideas for 2020
Writing in The New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar outlines an assortment of policy ideas for the Indian economy looking forward into 2020.
December 24, 2019
Opinion | Wakanda, Westeros, District 12 and the economics of progress
In this article for Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha looks the fictional worlds of Wakanda, Westeros, District 12 and their underlying economic structures.
December 21, 2019
Don’t just blame India’s courts, it’s the police that can’t solve criminal cases in time
In this article for ThePrint, Associate Priya Vedavalli and Senior Analyst Tvesha Sippy look into how unoccupied police posts, inhumane work hours and lack of investigative training affect police pendency....