March 29, 2017
The Rental Housing Approach for India
The potential of rental housing to meet the housing conundrum of a rapidly urbanizing India should not be ignored.
March 28, 2017
Dismantling the Permit Raj in Housing
Stringent land-use regulations have been a major source of housing market distortions in Indian cities.
April 22, 2016
The Benefits of Women Owning Land
This World Economic Forum piece explains: "Children whose mothers own land are more than 30 percent less likely to be severely underweight than children of women who do not own land."
December 08, 2015
A New Urban Opportunity Agenda
Cities, rather than embracing redistribution and regulation, should unleash the power of free people and free markets to uplift the poor.
October 21, 2015
The start-up policy rush
Praveen Chakravarty writes in Mint: "The aim of creating fertile talent grounds for disruptive innovation is a lofty goal that is not easy to accomplish."
September 27, 2015
What Happens When People Migrate?
Vivek Dehejia writes in Mint: "A more efficient—and a more just—world would involve breaking down, rather than erecting, barriers to the movement of people".
May 02, 2015
Fighting yesterday’s war
"The land market crisis is actually a labour market crisis. The problem is our inability to create enough non-farm jobs".