The rise and rise of gig economy in India is based on trampling of workers rights for lakhs of unorganised workers. Pragya writes about how labour laws are flouted in gig economy and what can be done to rectify it.
Amartya Sen calls him “My Father in Economics”, while Ambedkar’s political vision is celebrated his economic vision has largely been forgotten. Ayush tries to explore Ambedkar, the Forgotten Economist.
Dr. Rathin Roy delivers the lecture on Political Economy of the Contemporary Indian Situation with insights into how to revive the economy during COVID 19.
User charges can work as an important source of revenue for cash strapped Municipal Corporations. Akshay More analyses the economy of parking fees in Mumbai and its effect on municipal finances.
From the precolonial to the postcolonial period The blood of the villages is the cement with which the edifices of the cities are built. Mahatma Gandhi Growth and prosperity of any nation-state are dependent heavily upon its working-class population. Labour acts as the vehicle of development not just for the advancement of the state’s economy,…