April 01, 2021
DGN Policy Brief 12: Balancing Privacy with Technology Use: Lessons from Covid-19
Privacy is a non-negotiable right at any given time. Yet, governments may use crises to justify a significantly lower degree of individual privacy to be maintained.
December 14, 2020
Integrating Aadhaar and Voter ID Data: Promises and Dangers
Over the course of UPA-II and Narendra Modi’s first government, Aadhaar was mandated to link with a range of government services, and such a move attracted significant opposition.2 Multiple court cases, government committees and public debates, sin...
March 03, 2017
The Online Education Revolution and India
February 16, 2017
Is Big Data Driving Policy?
The scope for harnessing big data to drive policy.
June 17, 2016
Universal Basic Incomes
Proponents of a basic income underestimate how disruptive it would be.
June 14, 2016
The Smart City Delusion
For developing countries, fixing the basics is crucial before talking about smart cities innovation.
April 06, 2016
Karthik Muralidharan on Studying the Use of Biometric Smartcards in Public Programmes
Watch Karthik Muralidharan discuss his co-authored Working Paper, "Payments Infrastructure and the Performance of Public Programs: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India".
February 16, 2016
Rebooting India With Nandan Nilekani: NDTV Dialogue
Watch Nandan Nilekani in this NDTV exclusive talk about Aadhaar, contesting elections and what are the big solutions for India that Aadhaar and technology can deliver.
November 03, 2015
Nandan Nilekani, Viral Shah and Dr Reuben Abraham at Asia Society's Governance 2.0, 7 November 2015, Mumbai
Asia Society hosts a discussion on the new book "Rebooting India"
October 19, 2015
Paul Romer on Growth: Speeding-up and Missed Opportunities
Romer writes a blog series on the 25th anniversary of the publication of his paper "Endogenous Technological Change, JPE (1990)."