August 31, 2020
Assessing Socio Economic Vulnerability of Occupations In India
August 30, 2020
One nation, one tax, one act of God
In his column for the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar comments on the Indian government's discourse on the economic slowdown. He urges for addressing State's due compensations and highlights a few solutions that the central government can a...
August 25, 2020
Our corona crunch is quite unlike any other crisis in recent times
In Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha compares the macroeconomic variables of India’s previous economic crises with the current shock. He argues that the COVID-19 crisis is different, and calls for developing a new policy response.
August 24, 2020
Containing Covid-19 in megacities: Japan’s thoughtful urban planning has a lesson for the world
Kadambari Shah and Harshita Agrawal share their experience in visiting Japan. In this article, they highlight three key characteristics of the Japanese urban planning: maximising space, integrating public transport systems and focusing on quali...
August 20, 2020
Will our economic recovery be led by better profits or wages?
Niranjan Rajadhyaksha explores which stakeholders will help absorb the pain as the economy hobbles back to normal in the coming quarters.
August 07, 2020
Tackling Covid-19 through adaptive control: lessons from India
What's adaptive control? Dr. Vaidehi Tandel, Prof. Anup Malani, Luis Bettencourt, Satej Soman and Jonathan Gruber discuss a few lessons from India for tackling COVID-19....
July 28, 2020
Press Release: SARS-CoV2 Sero-prevalence study in Mumbai: NITI-Aayog-BMC-TIFR study
During the COVID-19 outbreak, Prof. Anup Malani, Manoj Mohanan, Anu Acharya, Sofia Imad and Pritika Hingorani conducted a sero-prevalencce study in Mumbai. This survey was led by the BMC, Niti Aayog, and TIFR. The first round report shows 57% of ...
July 22, 2020
Opinion | The return of workers to cities isn’t a sign of normalcy
In this article, Anup Malani and Vaidehi Tandel discuss the return of migrant workers from rural areas and its likely implications on the spread of COVID and the urban economy.
July 19, 2020
Covid-19 has exposed India's failure to deliver even the most basic obligations to its people
In his column for CNN, Shankkar Aiyar discusses how India's fragile public healh system has struggled with consequences of the pandemic.
July 16, 2020
Why India must remain vocal for global
Embracing economic isolation at this point will be a strategic mistake. India must seize global opportunities, must avoid the middle-income trap and should not be afraid to engage with the world