January 29, 2018
The Myth of the Myth of ‘Jobless Growth’
We cannot say whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi has yet been successful in his promise to boost job creation in India.
February 23, 2016
India is an outlier in its tax policy
In this Mint article, Praveen Chakravarty and Vivek Dehejia draw attention to India's peculiar and distorted tax structure....
March 30, 2015
Aadhaar, the spectre
Aadhaar was conceived as a multi-purpose identity since its inception. Hence, it could never have been compulsory, by stealth or otherwise.
March 23, 2015
Poll Vaulting Bandits
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in Outlook: "Do voters really care about corruption? The figures tell a story."
March 15, 2015
A ‘Bharatiya’ approach to development
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in Hindu Business Line: "India is too diverse and unique a society for Western models to be effective. The MUDRA initiative takes this into account"
December 29, 2014
Looking for a non-Dravidian answer
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in The Indian Express: " detailed analysis of nearly 25 years of electoral data, in each of Tamil Nadu’s 234 assembly constituencies in the last 10 elections (Lok Sabha and assembly) since 1991, provide...
November 29, 2014
Guilty of not voting
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in The Indian Express: "The Gujarat government promulgated an amendment to its Local Authorities Laws Bill that now makes it mandatory for voters in Gujarat to vote in local body elections." ...
October 22, 2014
The Mathematics of Maharashtra
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in Business Standard: "A summary of Amit Shah's master strategy that helped the BJP emerge victorious in the recent Assembly elections"
October 08, 2014
Arithmetic, not ‘love jihad’
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in The Indian Express: "Alteration in the electoral landscape had a larger impact on BJP’s UP bypoll performance than its Hindutva campaign"
August 22, 2014
No Facebook and Twitter election
Visiting Fellow Praveen Chakravarty writes in The Indian Express: "If, in 71 per cent of the cases, social media played no role and 70 per cent of the eventual winners had virtually no social media presence in constituencies that have the highest ...