In an article published by The Hindustan Times, Soumya Kapoor Mehta (Head – IWWAGE) and Sona Mitra (Principal Economist – IWWAGE) write about universalising maternity entitlements and childcare as a public good in India and list out the steps needed to reduce and redistribute such work. Read the article here.
Dr Pulapre Balakrishnan — Professor of Economics at IIM Kozhikode and Ashoka University, as well as a distinguished economist well known for his scholarly work on the Indian economy and active participation in public discourse through popular writings — interacted with the students of Krea University, sharing his knowledge on the economy that was and the economy that continues to be. Through an evidence-based approach, Dr Balakrishnan provided an account of the impact Jawaharlal Nehru and Narendra Modi have had on the economy. Packed with insights, the session focused on highlighting the economic consequences of the governance of these two significant Indian leaders.