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“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...
by  | On 15 Nov 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...
by  | On 09 Nov 2021
Model Nagar Raj Bill: Taking Democracy to the Grassroots
Participation of citizen in local governance is a key component for good governance. It extends the citizens’ role beyond that of a voter . It ensures a more equal distribution of power and resources...
by Kedar Diwan | On 21 Feb 2021
Impact of Covid-19 on the Indian Economy: An Analysis of Fiscal Scenarios
Amidst the economic slowdown triggered by the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in India there have been many demands for the government to announce a large fiscal stimulus to support the economy. E...
by Ila Patnaik | On 08 Oct 2020
COVID-19 pandemic – A focused review for clinicians
The COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 remains a significant issue for global health, economics and society. A wealth of data has been generated since its emergence in December 2019 and it is v...
by  | On 27 May 2020
Containment Strategies and Support for Vulnerable Households
Policymakers across the developing world are facing the need to make rapid decisions on their COVID-19 response with little available data or guidance. Policies that help deal with the economic cri...
by Jonathan Leape | On 18 May 2020
Post Covid-19: Recovering and Sustaining India’s Growth
The paper discusses past virtuous growth cycles in India and argues that the post Covid-19 macro-financial package is an opportunity to trigger another such cycle, by raising marginal propensities t...
by Ashima Goyal | On 14 May 2020
Inter-Governmental Fiscal Transfers in the Presence of Revenue Uncertainty: The Case of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India
A comprehensive multistage Value Added Tax (VAT) system, viz., Goods and Services Tax (GST), is introduced in India since 1 July 2017. GST encompasses various taxes from Union and State indirect tax b...
by Sacchidananda Mukherjee | On 02 Apr 2019
Gender and Corporate Success: An Empirical Analysis of Gender-Based Corporate Performance on a Sample of Asian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
The paper will provide policy suggestions, such as establishment of credit guarantee funds for easing the female-owned SMEs’ access to finance in Asia. Implementation of supportive policies for female...
by Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary | On 01 Apr 2019
Impact of Changes in Fiscal Federalism and Fourteenth Finance Commission Recommendations Scenarios on States Autonomy and Social Sector Priorities
This paper compares the additional gains from higher tax devolution in the post 14th FC period, with the additional burden due to the withdrawal of certain central schemes and the changes in the shar...
by Amarnath H. K. | On 30 Mar 2019
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