Category Public Finances and Macroeconomics

Global Economic and Education Opportunities can Sustain India's High Gross Inward Remittance

Global Economic and Education Opportunities can Sustain India’s High Gross Inward Remittance

This column argues that for India to continue to sustain the position it has occupied for some years as the largest recipient of gross inward remittance flows, it would be necessary to aim Indian diplomacy toward expanding greater global economic and education space for Indians.
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Video: The Great March of Migrants During The National Lockdown: Lessons Not Learned and Missed Opportunities

The State of Population and Development – #PopulationAndDevelopment | Panel Discussion on The Great March of Migrants During The National Lockdown: Lessons Not Learned and Missed Opportunities  On the Occasion of International Migrants Day on 18 December #IMPRI Center for…

Disaster Resilient Housing and Built Environment-5

Day 3 Video: Disaster Resilient Housing and Built Environment: Imperatives for Better Policy, Planning and Sustainable Cities

#WebPolicyLearning | Disaster Resilient Housing and Built Environment | NIDM and IMPRI National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), Ministry of Home Affairs, and #IMPRI Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invite you…

Detriments of the Old Pension Scheme

Detriments of the Old Pension Scheme

Whichever way one looks at it, the promise by select state governments and political parties to return to the Old Pension System for Government employees is a freebie of the kind that Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to as Revadi. It is not affordable. It is not targeted at the deserving. It is not productive. It creates a terrible precedent. It ought to carry the following “health” warnings: disastrous for state finances, additional liabilities for future taxpayers and detrimental to the economic well-being of the majority.
Disastrous Decade for Data

Disastrous Decade for Data

Disastrous decade for data he daunting challenges concerning data posed by the CAA-NPR-NRC debate have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and Recession. The reluctance of the government to release official data needs to be resolved urgently. As India unlocks, postponement of NPR and only doing the first phase of the 2021 census work will be a logical step to ensure that the census does not suffer from the limited window during which the entire work is expected to be completed. Arjun Kumar IMPRI