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  • Improving Learning in India’s Private Schools: How to Do It?

    Nearly half of India’s school-going children, some 120 million, attend private schools. Private schooling dominates how urban India learns, and it is making steady inroads into rural India. Contrary to popular belief, private schools don’t just cater to the elite. A tsunami of demand from low- and middle-income families across the country has resulted in...   Read More

  • NCAER’s Quarterly Review of the Economy, Q2:2020-21

    As India’s Covid-19 case count crosses five-million and its daily new positive cases came close to a lakh on September 11, the virus is deepening its impact on the daily lives of people and on the economy. India’s cumulative caseload has now become the world’s second-largest. At the same time, many feel that there is...   Read More

  • The India Policy Forum 2020

    NCAER held the 17th India Policy Forum (IPF) virtually during July 13-16 2020,  a first for the conference. The IPF is organized by NCAER under the guidance of NCAER Director General Dr Shekhar Shah, who is assisted by his IPF co-editors, Dr Barry Bosworth of the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., and Professor Karthik Muralidharan, Tata Chancellor's Professor of Economics...   Read More

  • JUNE UPDATE: Quarterly Review of the Economy, 2020-21:Q1 in Coronavirus times

    India is reopening its economy even as infections surge.  The cost of remaining closed has proved to be just too great. From one of the most stringent lockdowns in the world imposed at short notice in March when India had registered some 500 positive cases, the country is rapidly easing restrictions when the peak still...   Read More

  • How has COVID-19 impacted households in Odisha & Uttar Pradesh?

    In the latest in its series of rapid telephone surveys to gauge the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, NCAER polled 2,068 households in four districts in Odisha and Uttar Pradesh (Districts Bargarh and Dhenkanal in Odisha and Chandauli and Firozabad in UP) during June 9-18, 2020, the second week of the so-called Unlock 1. In...   Read More

  • Recover & Shield: An Indian Roadmap for Managing the Coronavirus Pandemic?

    Social distancing has been adopted worldwide to combat the Coronavirus. Are the returns to social distancing the same in India as in other, higher-income countries?  Is the dilemma of balancing lives and livelihoods for India the same as that for richer nations?  Going forward, should India be chalking out a more distinctive, data-driven, urgent roadmap...   Read More

  • Quarterly Review of the Economy, 2020:1Q in Coronavirus times

    The Coronavirus pandemic has wrapped practically every person living in India in an unheard-of health, humanitarian and economic crisis. The pandemic came late to India. The Indian government responded with a tough lockdown starting March 25.  The lockdown has flattened the Coronavirus curve and pushed out its peak. But it has hit poorer Indians and...   Read More

  • Round 2: NCAER’s Delhi NCR Coronavirus Telephone Survey

    NCAER hosted Sonalde Desai and Santanu Pramanik from its National Data Innovation Centre to share the early results of Round 2 of its rapid response Delhi NCR Coronavirus Telephone Survey (DCVTS-2) launched on April 23, 2020, and completed on April 26. The discussion was moderated by NCAER Director General, Shekhar Shah. The Round 2 DCVTS...   Read More

  • India & the Coronavirus: How to protect and rebuild the economy

    As we approach May 3rd and the end of the second lockdown in India, and as the reported Covid-19 case-load and the number of daily new cases appear to be declining, attention is increasingly turning to the need for rapid action on the economy to protect livelihoods and enterprises, including the most vulnerable MSMEs that...   Read More