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Sensitivity of Work Participation Rates to Survey Design

This is the first of a series of Measurement Briefs from the NCAER National Data Innovation Centre based on the findings from the Delhi Metropolitan Area Study. This particular Brief on employment outlines the challenges in measuring women’s work and demonstrates how different approaches of...

Neerad Deshmukh, Sonalde Desai, Santanu Pramanik, Dinesh Kumar Tiwari
Apr 2020
Identifying Binding Constraints to Agricultural Growth in Bihar

Given fund shortages, government can at best address one/two most important constraints for agricultural growth. Applying Hausmann growth diagonostic framework, we have attempted to identify binding constraints to agricultural growth in Bihar. We find that the poor functioning of agricultural...

Elumalai Kannan, Sanjib Pohit
Nov 2019
 
Sources of Crop Output Growth in Bihar: Implications for Policy Interventions

Bihar has a geographical area of 9.4 million hectares and fertile agricultural land spread across the Indo-Gangetic plains. The net cultivated area in the state accounted for about 57 per cent of the total reported geographical area during 2012-14. Over 70 per cent of rural workers depend on...

Elumalai Kannan, Sanjib Pohit
Nov 2019
Growth and Structural Transformation of Agriculture in Bihar

The economy of Bihar is dominated by agriculture, which contributes over a quarter of the state’s income and accounts for employment of about 70 per cent of the rural workforce. Hence, robust growth of the agriculture sector holds the key to the economic and social development of the state....

Elumalai Kannan, Sanjib Pohit
Nov 2019
 
India's Transporatation Performance Index

Globalisation has opened up economic opportunities for developing countries in the form of outflow of value-added services, low-cost raw materials , human resource skills, improved market access for their exports, efficiency gains in their economies through technology transfer and spill-over, and...

Sameer Malik, D B Gupta, Sanjib Pohit
Sep 2019
Perceptions of Key Logistics Players

The high logistics costs in India as compared to those in countries that have similar business environments and are going through the same stage of growth is a matter of serious concern for both the country’s manufacturing sector and its comprehensive development as a whole. Several reasons are...

Sameer Malik, D B Gupta, Sanjib Pohit
Sep 2019
 
Quantifying India's Logistics Costs

The prevalence of high logistics costs in India as compared to other countries with a similar environment and level of development is a matter of concern as it poses challenges for the manufacturing growth and comprehensive development of the country. Several reasons are cited for the high logistics...

Devender Pratap, D B Gupta, Sanjib Pohit
Sep 2019
Principal Gaps in India's FDI Statistics: User Perspectives

This note summarises the findings of interviews with senior Indian policy-makers and FDI researchers to ascertain the adequacy of India’s FDI statistics in answering important FDI policy and research questions. The principal gaps identified are: lack of data on the operations of foreign firms in...

Premila Nazareth Satyanand
Mar 2015
 
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