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An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Government Intervention in Education Sector
The issue of government intervention in the education sector is an integral element of considerations of human capital, which itself is a precursor to societal economic growth. On the one hand, it has...
Markandeya Karthik on  Dec 05, 2021
Climate Change 2021 The Physical Science Basis:Working Group I contribution to the WGI Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
This Summary for Policymakers (SPM) presents key findings of the Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)1 on the physical science basis of climate change. The re...
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on  Nov 16, 2021
COP26 Draft Text
The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement, Emphasizing the importance of multilateralism in tackling climate change and the crucial role of internatio...
Anonymous  on  Nov 16, 2021
“If you compete with us, we shan't marry you” : The (Mary Paley and) Alfred Marshall Lecture
Alfred Marshall and Mary Paley Marshall are often described as the first academic economist couple. Both studied at Cambridge University, where Paley became one of the first women to take the Tripos e...
Rohini Pande, Helena Roy on  Nov 15, 2021
The Humanities of Crisis: Climate Change and the Discipline
From scientific upheavals in the Early Modern to world wars in the twentieth century, Humanities has responded to the crisis and also reinvented itself in terms of methodologies and fields of inquiry....
Pramod K. Nayar on  Nov 15, 2021
Climate finance for Cities and Urban Governments
Ambitious actions taken to reduce urban emissions and increase resilience can enhance cities’ quality of life and social equity in far-reaching ways.4 However, building just cities in an era of clim...
S Ananthakrishnan on  Nov 09, 2021
Tribute: Kamla Bhasin
Vibhuti Patel pays a heart-warming tribute to a fellow feminist.
Vibhuti Patel on  Oct 30, 2021
Know your Publishing Space: Preprints: Boon or Bane?
This essay addresses preprints, their advantages and disadvantages, the degree of public acceptance, and global promotional campaigns. It also focuses on dubious preprint servers as a source of scient...
Shubhada Nagarkar on  Oct 25, 2021
eSS Sunday Edit: Do the Liberal Arts Have Any Authority in the Digital Age?
It is likely that the ‘authority’ of the literary text requires a rethinking. The teacher has traditionally been invested with epistemic authority: the legitimate exercise of knowledge and expertise-a...
Pramod K. Nayar on  Oct 17, 2021
eSSay:The Managerial University and Liberal Arts’ Balancing Act
The managerialism that marks the HEIs has altered the Liberal Arts’ perception of itself and the face it presents to the world. Can the academic manager build opinions, policies and decisions about th...
Pramod K. Nayar on  Oct 09, 2021
eSS Sunday Edit: Sunrise Again for Indian Hockey?
India’s hockey performance, men’s and women’s, at Tokyo is remarkable in significant ways and may well be a portent of things to come. It's a fitting celebration of the life of Keshav Dutt, hockey vet...
Nikhilesh Bhattacharya on  Sep 20, 2021
Sonal Shukla 1941-2021: A Tribute
Feminist activist, cultural icon, intersectional women's activist
Vibhuti Patel on  Sep 14, 2021
Technology, Globalisation and Multinationals The Asian Experience (Second Edition)
This second edition of the volume of Technology, Globalisation and Multinationals deals with issues relating to foreign direct investments (FDI); technology spillovers from FDI; in-house research an...
N S Siddharthan on  Sep 11, 2021
Supporting the creative economy for sustainable development in Southeast Asia
The creative economy has the potential to not only strengthen the expansion of global value chains, increase digital adoption among creative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), fuel the export...
Pitchaya Sirivunnabood, Herlyn Gail A. Alegre on  Sep 10, 2021
Tribute: Gail Omvedt (1941-2021)
Tribute to Gail Omvedt : feminist scholar, dalit and feminist activist died on August 25, 2021
Vibhuti Patel on  Sep 09, 2021
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