All posts in Economic & Social Policy

Women in Salim-Javed movies: the un-taming of the shrew
June 14, 2017, Comments Off

Guest post by Suharsh Sinha The Bollywood of 50s and 60s was a genteel place. Leading men were chivalrous, women were pi ...

Why America Will Grow
June 16, 2016, Comments Off

This is a guest post by Jai Vipra. The author is a Master of Public Policy Candidate (2017) at Oxford. The author can be ...

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Sex and the City
August 17, 2015, Comments Off

 It’s not the first time the state has decided to punish those who engage  in pre-marital sex, which it perceives to ...

Organ Transplantation and the Culture of Alienability of the Female Body
August 5, 2015, Comments Off

This is a guest post by Jinal Dadiya (BCL Candidate at Exeter College, Oxford University) Despite an internationally fel ...

Land Acquisition: What would Ronald Coase have to say?
July 19, 2015, Comments Off

  Let us consider a common scenario that arises when you travel by air. A lot of people like to complain about airl ...

Burgeoning Delhi Rapes: Some Reflections
May 10, 2013, 1 Comment

[Guest Post by Latika Vashist and Amit Bindal]  I.                 The reason for writing this piece is ...

Reveal the Lemons- Speak up for Consumer Rights
March 15, 2013, 6 Comments

[Sulzhan Bali and Venkat Kuppuswamy write on personal shopping travails on World Consumer Rights Day] A bride-to be dres ...

A disappointing end to the Budget suspense
March 5, 2013, Comments Off

Guest post by Nida Ali Slowing economic growth, a bloated government deficit and a desperate need to boost investment. S ...

Kitna Paisa, Kiske Haath? (How much money, in whose hands?)
February 12, 2013, Comments Off

[A guest post by Kartik Akileswaran and Arvind Nair. Arvind and Kartik are graduate students at the Harvard Kennedy ...

Let’s talk about what Nandy really said
February 3, 2013, 2 Comments

They say we live in a post-Darwinian world, and if you live in India, you would never doubt it. Here survival of the fit ...