Articles by Amit Kapoor and Anirudhh Duttaa
Oct 09, 2019
More than half of world’s income went to top 10% of population; India has highest income inequality among major global economiesThe income gap between the rich and poor is further widening showing that the rich in India are getting richer at a much faster pace while the poor are struggling to maintain their standard of living.
Sep 24, 2019
Indian economy struggles to expand with rising unemployment rates, stagnant wages, poor female participation in labour forceThe unemployment rate of both male and female in urban areas in unambiguously higher than those in the countryside.
Sep 19, 2019
Missing female labour force: India could lose out on economic dividends with inadequate job creationArray
Sep 11, 2019
India's rising household debt has helped drive demand but will lead to negative impact on growth in long-term: ReportAn increase in the household debt-to-GDP ratio by one percentage point lowers output growth in the long run by 0.1 percent.
Sep 03, 2019
It's time to strike balance between development, air pollution to minimise economic losses, health risksAir pollution is a major health risk in India as it is home to 15 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world. This imposes significant economic costs on its citizens.
Aug 27, 2019
Jobless growth: Focus on manufacturing instead of services would have spurred employment, reduced povertyThe rapid pace of growth of the services sector was driven due to the liberalisation of the economy in 1991 as outsourcing was found to be particularly lucrative by the developed economies
Aug 21, 2019
India's female literacy has gone up but still 22 percentage points behind world average; education among young women risingApart from the low female literacy, there is also a wide gender disparity in India’s performance on literacy with a difference of around 20 percentage points between male and female literacy rates.
Aug 13, 2019
Demographic danger: India's population is not just exploding, it's happening in a way that threatens the nation's productivityKerala’s working-age population will experience a sharp fall from 56.2% in 2021 to 52.8% in 2041, while Tamil Nadu’s workforce size would shrink by 2.8% during the two decades starting from 2021.
Aug 06, 2019
Article 370 to be revoked: Move to make Jammu and Kashmir less dependent on Centre for fundsOver the years, Jammu and Kashmir had been at the receiving end of substantial financial support by the Centre