Dr. Balwant S Mehta

Dr. Balwant S Mehta, Fellow

Balwant Singh Mehta holds a Ph.D. in development economics from Jamia Millia Islamia University. He is presently working as a visiting faculty at Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI) and is a Fellow at the Institute for Human Development, Delhi. He has written five books and contributed over four dozen articles in reputed national and international journals on employment, inequality, poverty, child well-being, and information and communication technology on development/human development related issues. He has received several national and international awards and fellowships for his academic work such as Amy Mahan International Fellow from UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Spain; Research Fellowship from SIRCA (Singapore Internet Research Centre), Singapore; Emerging Researcher from IDRC (International Development Research Centre), Canada, and Post-Doctoral Fellowship from ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research), New Delhi, India. He also writes in magazines, blogs, and newspapers on contemporary issues.

PROJECTS

Mobile Telephony & Socio-Economic Transformation

Studium Press (India) Pvt

Timeline: 2019

Labour market conditions in information and communication technology sector in India

Shivalik Prakashan

Timeline: 2017

Challenging and Inclusive Growth Policies in India

Publisher:

Timeline: 2015

Shelterless Persons in Delhi: Challenging Inclusive Growth Policies

Publisher:

Timeline: 2015

Public access ICT across cultures: Diversifying participation in the network society

MIT Press

Timeline: 29/05/2015

Increasing Dualism in Indian Wage Labour Market

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2020

Women and Labour Market Dynamics

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2019

Background: Women and Work

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2019

Measurement of Women’s Work

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2019

Gender Inequality and Labour Market

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2019

Women’s Work in Modern Services: A Case of ICT Services

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2019

Women in Modern Industrial Sector: A Case of Electronic Manufacturing Industry

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2019

Women Domestic Worker

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2019

The Way Forward

By: Balwant Singh Mehta, Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Date: 2019

Is India moving towards Lewis Turning Point fast?

Publication:

Timeline: 15/05/2018

Issues and Challenges

Oxford University Press

Timeline: 12/10/2019

Industry 4.0 and future of work in India

SAGE Publications

Timeline: March/2019

EMPLOYMENT. 8. . Job creation: Challenges & way forward

Publication:

Timeline: 2017

Performance of Mobile Phone Sector in India

Publication:

Timeline: 08/04/2017

Inequality, gender and socio-religious groups

Publication:

Timeline: 25/02/2017

Inequality in India-I

Publication:

Timeline: 29/07/2017

Indian IT Firms

Cambridge University Press

Timeline: 04/07/2017

Inequality in India–II

Publication:

Timeline: 12/08/2017

A decent work framework: women in the ICT sector in India

SAGE Publications

Timeline: November/2016

What do workers gain from being in a GVC? ICT in India

Cambridge University Press

Timeline: 13/10/2016

Women’s Employment in Modern Indian Industry

Springer India

Timeline: 01/06/2016

Employment and Poverty in Jharkhand and India

Publication:

Timeline: 2016

Impact of ICT in Smalltowns in India: A Case of Public Access to Internet

Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University

Timeline: 01/10/2015

10 Women and Cybercafes in Uttar Pradesh

MIT Press

Timeline: 08/05/2015

Efficiency of Indian Mobile Operators

Publication:

Timeline: 2015

ICT and socio-economic empowerment of rural women: Case of mobile phone in India

Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University

Timeline: 01/10/2014

Employment in the Information and Communication Technology Sector

Publication:

Timeline: 2012

Surviving the Streets: A census of street children in Delhi

Publication:

Timeline: 2011

Tracing migrants in Delhi from Bihar-An enquiry on the role of migration as a development facilitator in poor origin areas

Publication:

Timeline: 2010

Labour market patterns and trends in India’s ICT sector

Publications:

Timeline: 2010

Global Production Networks and Decent work, Chapter 14, Pg. 319–345

Publication:

Timeline: 2010

Global production networks and decent work: Recent experience in India and global trends

Publications:

Timeline: 2010

Pattern of Health Care Expenditure in India

SAGE Publications

Timeline: January/2008

Employment Perspectives And The Rural Non-Farm Sector: A Case Of Uttar Pradesh

Institute of Applied Manpower Research

Timeline: 2007