October 07, 2015
Lessons for Urban Planners
The ones that are a disaster are the ones that try to prescribe exactly what sector should be operating on which block or which neighborhood, or try to directly reverse the decline of one industry that’s operating in a neighborhood.
October 06, 2015
Case For Candidate Primaries For Elections
The primaries process of electing a candidate to represent the party in an election should be solely about transparency.
October 02, 2015
Incremental or Big Bang?: Debate on Approaches to Reform
Manish Sabharwal and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas debate on the kinds of reforms India needs.
September 29, 2015
Does economic growth lead to increased electoral returns?
Milan Vaishnav looks at the evidence from Indian States from 1980 to 2012.
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".
September 26, 2015
The Mystery of the Indian Economic Recovery
The three issues that can be thought about as smoking guns that have created a smokescreen which obfuscates the true state of the Indian economy.
September 16, 2015
Reading into stories of "rural" India
Recent developments illustrate the unintended outcomes of a complex governance system for rural-urban and local-state governance authorities.