This paper examines two issues: • What is the likely impact of the entry of private health insurance companies in India, on the costs of health care, equity in the financing of care, and the quality and cost-effectiveness of such care? • In light of the above, what are the main regulatory gaps in the health sector... Read More
The Quarterly Agricultural Outlook provides an overview of agricultural trends both globally and at the national level. Agriculture continues to be critical to India’s economy given its role in meeting the food and fibre needs of over a billion people and providing livelihoods to millions of households in rural areas.
Despite their significance and importance to the economy, research on domestic remittances in India has been severely limited by the lack of nationally representative data on such remittances.
Domestic violence is recognised as a serious violation of women’s basic rights. Conventional economic models of domestic violence suggest that higher participation by women in the labour force leads to a decrease in domestic violence. In this paper, we study the relationship between women employment and domestic violence in India. We used a nationally representative... Read More
Forecast Overall, the projections for 2013-14 based on quarterly and annual models point to a GDP growth of 4.7-4.9 per cent. While agricultural growth is projected to return to more normal level, improvement in thegrowth of non-agricultural sectors is projected to lead to overall GDP growth of 5.6 per cent in 2014-15. Agriculture Agrichultural forecasts... Read More
Labour: 100 Days under MGNREGA: Reality or Myth? The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was notified on September 7, 2005. Industry: Drivers of Poor Manufacturing Growth The fiscal year 2013–14 was marked by slow growth and high inflation. External: Diaspora and Development through Business Networks The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has... Read More
This NCAER research study commissioned by the Ministry of Human Resource Development was undertaken with the primary objective of examining parallel import restrictions and outline the issues of concern for the producers of copyright material who import their own or their subsidiaries’ goods produced abroad, and equally important, to outline the concerns of the consumers... Read More