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The NCAER 2020–21 Mid-Year Review of the Indian Economy

NCAER’s Mid-Year Review of the Indian Economy (MYR) presents the most comprehensive, independent assessment of the Indian economy. The 2020-21 Review has been published in a longstanding partnership with the India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had an...

Sudipto Mundle, Bornali Bhandari, Anil K Sharma, Saurabh Bandyopadhyay, Pallavi Choudhuri, Ajaya Kumar Sahu
Dec 2020
An Evaluation of India's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme

The Government of India launched the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme in January 2015. The key objectives of the scheme are to: (i) prevent gender-biased sex-selective elimination; (ii) ensure the survival and protection of the girl child; and (iii) promote education and participation of the...

Anushree Sinha, Rajesh Kumar Jaiswal, Ramamani Sundar, Dhruv Pratap Singh, Arpita Alawadhi, Vishal Rangarajan, Poonam Dhawan
Aug 2020
 
Urban Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic

This is part of a series of Measurement Briefs from the NCAER National Data Innovation Centre. Based on the findings from the Delhi NCR Coronavirus Telephone Survey, Rounds 1 and 2, this particular Brief is set in the backdrop of the lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent loss...

Pallavi Choudhuri, Santanu Pramanik, Sonalde Desai
Dec 2020
Insured but Not Covered: Rising Insurance Coverage Should be Accompanied by Awareness of Entitlements

This is part 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 health insurance suggests that despite rising insurance coverage in recent years, individuals are not often aware of...

Debasis Barik, Santanu Pramanik, Sonalde Desai
Dec 2020
 
Model-Selection Inference for Causal Impact of Clusters and Collaboration on MSMEs in India

Do agglomeration-based spillovers impact firms more than the technical know-how obtained through inter-firm collaboration? Quantifying the effect of these treatments on firm performance can be valuable for policy-makers as well as managers/entrepreneurs. I observe the universe of Indian MSMEs inside...

Samarth Gupta
Dec 2020
Estimating the economic benefits of Investment in Monsoon Mission and High Performance Computing facilities

This NCAER study examines the economic benefits of investments made by the Ministry of Earth Sciences in the National Monsoon Mission (NMM) and High Performance Computing (HPC) facilities and their role in improving the accuracy of monsoonal rainfall predictions. The study finds that improvements in...

R Venkatesan, Poonam Munjal, Amit Sharma, Shayequa Zeenat Ali, Devender Pratap
Jul 2020
 
Livelihood and Health challenges of riverine communities of the River Ganga

This project jointly conducted by NCAER and the Tata Centre for Development at UChicago, studies the health and livelihood implications of a particular riverine community, that is, fisher folk, along selected polluted stretches of the Ganga river. The study conducted in two phases entails conduction...

Soumi Roy Chowdhury, D B Gupta, Sanjib Pohit, Rishabh Singh, Mohit Pandey
Jul 2020
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
 
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