Using unique data from the India Human Development Survey, a large, repeated, national household survey conducted by researchers from the NCAER and the University of Maryland before and after the implementation of MGNREGA, this report examines changes in the lives of rural households and in the rural economy against the backdrop of changes brought about... Read More
The Kerala Perspective Plan 2030 (KPP) prepared by NCAER for the Kerala State Board of Planning is a strategic path forward for Kerala to achieve economic and living standards equivalent to Nordic countries. KPP 2030 targets leapfrogging the high middle income threshold in the next 15 years and the high income threshold in the next... Read More
JAER publishes papers that pay special attention to the economics of emerging economies, but is open to high-quality papers from all fields of applied economics. Empirical papers with significant policy implications are preferred, particularly papers with evidence-based policy analysis that apply modern quantitative techniques to sound data sets.
This economic outlook by NCAER, co published with India International Centre, New Delhi, analyses expected growth, inflation, balance of payments, fiscal balances, savings and investment trends, and covers the state of important sectors of the economy, including the financial and corporate sectors for that fiscal year. Long-term trends in the macro-economic performance of the Indian... Read More
The NCAER study assesses the economic impact of Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport, one of the largest airports in the country, on the regional and national economy. This has been done by analyzing the direct, indirect and induced impact of aviation sector in terms of value addition and employment generation, which will boost up the economy.... Read More
Poverty and environmental factors are interlinked and hold crucial importance for economic development. The poor depend so much on their natural resource base and primary production sources that the degradation of the environment has a disproportionately deleterious impact on their livelihoods. This book is a thematic collection of previously unpublished essays on the condition of... Read More
The research paper by the Chair Professor, Dr Anil Sharma on “Transformation in Indian Agriculture, Allied Sectors and Rural India: Is there less krishi in Bharat?” describe the work carried out by the NABARD Chair Unit at NCAER during August 2011 to July 2014.
This report has examined the effect of computerisation in district and subordinate courts across the country. The NCAER assessment study has found that the eCourts project has created awareness about computerisation among courts and about the application software, namely, Case Information System, among the important stakeholders; the project has achieved more than 90 percent in... Read More
The NCAER Gas Price Pooling Study captures the macroeconomic impact of the increased power generation and its multiplier effects as a result of greater availability of gas, as well as the total costs of such a policy in the form of subsidies and revenue losses to other sectors. The net benefits are analysed under different... Read More
This paper by NCAER project team led by Dr Rajesh Chadha, Senior Research Counsellor, been produced under the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) Programme on Competitiveness and Development. The objective of this study is to analyse the likely impacts of the trade preference scheme on India and the AFLDCs. The study is... Read More