Turning Citizens into Mendicants
Nov 18th 2014, Prabhat Patnaik
The shifting of responsibility of sanitation infrastructure from the state to corporate sector is a breach of the rights and dignity of the common citizenry.
India Concludes Bilateral Agreement with US, Agrees to an Indefinite 'Peace Clause'
Nov 17th 2014, Biswajit Dhar
By making a bilateral agreement with the US, India is able to avert any challenge to its food security programme for now, but the programme will be under WTO surveillance.
Is the Swachch Bharat Mission the Way to a Cleaner India?
Nov 13th 2014, Jayati Ghosh
If Bharat is to become Swachch, it cannot achieve this without proactive concern for the lives and working conditions of those who are responsible for keeping our spaces clean.
 
Recent Changes in Labour Laws: An exploratory note
Nov 12th 2014, Anamitra Roychowdhury
This article explores the possible implications of amending the Contract Labour Act, 1970 and questions the rationale behind amending the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
The Difficult Art of Economic Diversification
Nov 11th 2014, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
Indonesia provides a stark example of an economy that diversified its pattern of trade and domestic production, only to relapse back into a dependence on primary exports.
Bipan Chandra (1928-2014): A Tribute
Nov 5th 2014, Mritiunjoy Mohanty
In his tribute to the great historian of modern India, the author says that Bipan Chandra's analyses were always meticulously argued, insightful and empirically rich.
 
Workshop on “Gender dimensions of paid and unpaid work in China and India”, Kunming, China 26-28 September 2014, organised by Economic Research Foundation, New Delhi and Tsinghua University, Beijing, with support from Ford Foundation.
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South-South Tricontinental Collaborative Programme - Seventh South-South Institute "Inequality, Democracy and Development under Neoliberalism and Beyond", 3- 8 November, 2014, Bangkok, Thailand- Result.
 

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