March 29, 2016
Thirsty Cities Need Smart Solutions Like Water Reclamation
Visiting fellow Shankkar Aiyar writes in this Indian Express article about the looming water crisis in an increasingly urbanizing India. He maintains that "...the crisis is an opportunity to disinvest incrementalism and invest in scalable smart solu...
March 28, 2016
Modinomics at two
In this Mint article, Vivek Dehejia, Resident Fellow at IDFC Institute, writes that at the end of his two years as the PM, Narendra Modi should be best described as a pragmatic modernizer of the government’s role in the economy....
February 19, 2016
A dream budget for India this year
Dr. Shamika Ravi, Visiting Fellow at IDFC Institute, comes up with a dream budget for India highlighting broad budget announcements that would keep India firmly on the path to equitable growth over the next hundred years....
February 09, 2016
The Data Is Unambiguous: The Odd-Even Policy Failed To Lower Pollution In Delhi
Shamika Ravi writes for the Huffington Post about the effectiveness of Delhi's Odd Even rule. The article presents an analysis of air quality data taken from eight monitoring stations throughout Delhi, over 24 days....
January 29, 2016
India Launches Its Urban Makeover Plan With Smart Cities
Government of India selects 20 cities, including five state capitals, to launch its larger urban makeover plan
January 28, 2016
Priorities for India’s National Health Policy
India’s health policy needs to focus on delivering those aspects of healthcare which are public or quasi-public goods and facilitate market provision of those aspects that provide private benefits.
January 27, 2016
Why India Needs to No Longer Be an Ashokan Republic, But A Chanakyan One
The weak and all-pervasive Indian state is the result of Nehruvian thinking in the 20th century
January 26, 2016
'Modern Marx' Piketty Vs Team 'Modinomics': The Economy Debate
Watch Thomas Piketty, Arvind Subramanian and Bibek Debroy debate on India's economic future.
December 28, 2015
Paradoxes of Debt
December 11, 2015
Vivek Dehejia speaks on Economic Reforms in India in the Narendra Modi Era
Resident Fellow Vivek Dehejia gave a special invited lecture on Economic Reforms in India in the Narendra Modi Era at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC .