Getting Better

Siddharth Singh

Two major reports show a dramatic decline in the number of poor across India and the trend is likely to continue

The T-Shirt Episode

It would remain a PR gimmick unless the 50-year-young yatri does something concrete for the welfare of the teeming millions

An English Drought

And escaping into the cloudbursts of Indian imagination

“The village subsidises the city and it will continue to do so after the lockdown ends”

Anirudh Krishna, Edgar T. Thompson Professor of Public Policy and Political Science in conversation with V Shoba

Parasite Movie Review

The movie is a recommended watch

Site of Rebellion

Struggles and sororities in a Bengaluru slum

What Lies Behind Abhijit Banerjee’s Nobel

The research model used by him and Esther Duflo can provide a corrective to the top-down approach of centralised policymaking

Kerala’s Fishing Community: In Deep Waters

Kerala’s fishing community, the first to volunteer for rescue and relief operations during floods, is plagued by social and economic marginalisation

Abhijit Banerjee, 44, Economist

The Empiricist: Abhijit Banerjee, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, has won the Economics Nobel for 2019


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