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Can Conditional Transfers Eradicate Child Marriage?
Conditional cash transfers are increasingly being used by policymakers as a strategy to postpone the marriage of adolescent girls in developing countries. While this approach has met with success in t...
by  | On 27 Apr 2017
Space India 2.0 Commerce, Policy, Security and Governance Perspectives
This book addresses many of these prevalent policy issues and suggests measures to address them from the varied perspectives of space commerce, space policy, space security, global governance, and in...
by  | On 14 Apr 2017
World Employment Social Outlook
Over the past two decades, significant progress has been made in reducing poverty in the majority of countries. In emerging and developing countries, taken as a whole, it is estimated that nearly 2 bi...
by International Labour Organization [ILO] | On 14 Apr 2017
Macroeconomic Impact of Demonetisation: A Preliminary Assessment
The analysis in this paper suggests that demonetisation has impacted various sectors of the economy in varying degrees; however, in the affected sectors, the adverse impact was transient and felt ma...
by Reserve Bank of India RBI | On 21 Mar 2017
Poverty Targeting Through Public Goods
In national accounts, government expenditures are used to measure the value of public spending. These expenditures grossly overestimate the value of services received by Indian households because th...
by Anders Kjelsrud | On 01 Mar 2017
Anger Management: Aggression and Punishment in the Provision of Public Goods
The ability to punish free-riders can increase the provision of public goods. However, sometimes the benefit of increased public good provision is outweighed by the costs of punishments. One reason a...
by  | On 21 Feb 2017
Caste Connections and Government Transfers: The Mahadalits of Bihar
The category of Scheduled Castes, created for the purpose of affirmative action in India, is large, heterogeneous and unequal. In 2007, the state of Bihar classified the most disadvantaged among thi...
by Hemanshu Kumar | On 16 Feb 2017
Family, Community, and Educational Outcomes in South Asia
In this article, we review research on the economics and sociology of education to assess the relationships between family and community variables and children’s educational outcomes in South Asia. At...
by  | On 14 Feb 2017
Child Labour and Educational Disadvantage – Breaking the Link, Building Opportunity
Compulsory education has a vital role to play in eradicating child labour. Getting children out of work and into school could provide an impetus for poverty reduction and the development of skills nee...
by  | On 14 Feb 2017
What Do the Numbers Tell? An Analysis of Union Budget 2017-18
Budget 2017-18 is placed at an important juncture when there has been a thrust by the government for a digitised and a consequent cashless economy with the demonetisation of high value currency note...
by Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability CBGA | On 03 Feb 2017
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