January 25, 2019
IDFC Institute's Work on Regional Divergence is Quoted in the Harvard Economics Review
In a blog post of the Harvard Economics Review, CAFRAL's Sujan Bandyopadhyay and Anmol Agarwal quote our work on regional divergence.
August 20, 2018
Western India is leaving the eastern half behind
Seventy-one years after independence, the problem of how to address the country’s vast economic disparities remains
May 28, 2018
Inequality in India: How it Can be Seen from Outer Space
Are night lights on earth captured by satellites from outer space a good way to measure inequality?
May 07, 2018
The immensity of the job creation problem in India
Both across states and across districts within each state, there is a wide, and widening, disparity in economic activity across regions
April 09, 2018
Would Chandrababu Naidu have quit NDA had there been no GST?
Had there been no GST regime, could Chandrababu Naidu possibly have resorted to other sources of revenue through state-specific taxes and not severed ties with the NDA?
March 09, 2018
Vivek Dehejia speaks at Brown University on the political economy of federalism in India
Resident Senior Fellow, Vivek Dehejia, spoke at the Watson Institute at Brown University on "From the 'Idea of India' to the 'New Idea of India': The Political Economy of Federalism in India", in March 2018...
November 23, 2017
Catalonia’s lessons for India
The ongoing crisis in Catalonia region is a salutary reminder to India of what can go wrong when regional grievances are allowed to fester
October 17, 2017
What Can SEBI Learn From Thomas Piketty?
Income inequality in India through the MD-to-worker pay ratio in 20 companies; 15 from the private sector and 5 from the public sector.
October 09, 2017
Vivek Dehejia speaks at Johns Hopkins University on state-level inequality in India
Resident Senior Fellow, Vivek Dehejia, spoke at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns University on 'State-level Inequality in India: Economics, Politics and Public Policy', in October 2017....
September 11, 2017
The ‘3-3-3’ Puzzle and What To Do About It
The ‘3-3-3’ puzzle is nothing but a theory that the three richest states in India are three times as rich as the three poorest states.