February 17, 2021
Budget 2021-22: A Boost to Affordable Housing, Urban Public Health, and Transportation
This year’s budget witnessed some important shifts in affordable housing, urban sanitation and public health, and transportation.
July 14, 2020
A look back at earlier debates may guide our economy ahead
Niranjan Rajadhyaksha makes a case for revisiting the economic discourse of the 1970s that proved seminal for later reforms and could help us address current problems
July 18, 2019
Reforming Urban India
In this Reform Agenda, we present eight reforms to address some of the most pressing challenges facing India’s cities.
October 19, 2018
Residential yield: Chennai in 6th spot, higher than Mumbai, Delhi
According to an IDFC Institute report, Indian cities have residential rental yields between 2 to 4% which is much lower, compared to cities across the world.
October 03, 2018
India Infrastructure Report: Making Housing Affordable
A supply-side reform agenda for urban India
February 16, 2018
Mumbai's Rent Control Problem
Mumbai is a poster child for all the harmful ways in which rent control affects the liveability of a city.
January 31, 2018
Skyscrapers and Slums: What's Driving Mumbai's Housing Crisis?
Mumbai, India is one of the most densely populated cities in the world with limited available land. So why isn’t it covered in skyscrapers to make the most of available space?
January 24, 2018
Rent Control in Mumbai
Alex Tabarrok in conversation with Reuben Abraham, Vaidehi Tandel and Kshitij Batra about rent control in Mumbai
January 12, 2018
The burden of free parking on our cities
It is imperative for urban policy in India to be guided by an outcome-oriented principle that reduces incentives for car ownership
September 20, 2017
Archaic law means no rooms to rent for migrant workers flocking to India's cities
With few affordable homes being built, ancient apartment blocks like the one that collapsed last month are the only option for many of Mumbai's migrant workers