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The 18th century Irish economist, Richard Cantillon, made lasting contributions to economics, in particular, to classical economics. This note elucidates his conception of the economy as three...
This article discusses the contradictions and inconsistencies within colonial plans for the urban renewal of Bombay in the years between 1898 and 1928. It attempts to break the perception of the...
If Delhi is building its way towards becoming a "global city" through mammoth infrastructure and construction projects, then what is the story of those people whose work helps put up its massive...
Who the researcher is and where the research is conducted are the two key dimensions of fieldwork. This note provides an account of how the researcher's outsider ethnicity in Gujarat influenced the...
Peri-urban agriculture has brought out two clear impacts on farmers and the rural economy. The fi rst is the long-term impact of rise in land prices associated with reduced size of holding for...
Can decentralisation reforms in education achieve the goal of universal elementary education without removing the barriers of hierarchical social structure in West Bengal? A study based on fieldwork...
A comparison with the constitutions of the United States and China reveals that Article 370 of the Indian Constitution – which recognises the special status for the state of Jammu and Kashmir – is...
The Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2011 views all social and economic forms of organisation in the country as a homogeneous whole, ignoring the differences within rural areas...
An examination of the Lok Sabha elections from 1951 to 2011 reveals that there are large discrepancies between the seat and vote shares of political parties in each of the 15 elected Lok Sabhas in...
survey data collected in 2007 from three districts in Andhra Pradesh, this article assesses the performance of 72 primary agricultural credit cooperatives. It finds that these credit cooperatives...
The India Human Development Report 2011 undertakes a disaggregated analysis of a large set of indicators and is unhesitating in its criticism of our failures in human development outcomes even while...
India has emerged as one of the major destinations for foreign direct investment in research and development. As a host country, does India gain from the FDI infl ow into R&D? Does it help build...
This study of the operation of the Accredited Social Health Activist programme of the National Rural Health Mission in one of the tribal blocks of Thane district in Maharashtra fi nds that incentives...
Regional disparities in literacy levels were rightly emphasised in the recent Jammu and Kashmir Finance Commission report, with Jammu having achieved a literacy rate of 73% and Kashmir only 65%...
This article analyses the trend in sectoral shares in state domestic product and inter-sectoral linkages in north-east India for the period 1981 to 2007. The causality test reveals that there exists...

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