Faculty members and researchers associated with the Institute pre-publish their works for consultations and feedback in the form of Occasional Paper Series. These papers are primarily emanating from the research projects they undertake.

Occasional Papers


Exploring Social Security for Urban Poor : Study of the Ayyankali Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme in Thiruvanantapuram, Kerala by Niveditha GD

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The Role of Intrinsic Generosity in School Teacher Motivation: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment in Pune, India by Devarchan Banerjee.

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Social Function of Property (SFP) in India : Is Credibility of Property in Informal Settlements Emerging ? – Sony Pellissery, Sattwick Dey Biswas, Varun Panickar and Saishree Priyadarshini

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Platform employment during Covid-19 : A study of workers in food delivery sector in Bengaluru – Mohan Mani and Sachin Tiwari

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The global garment supply chain in the time of Covid pandemic – Mohan Mani

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The making of a new Labour Law regime in India 

Mohan Mani (Centre for Labour Studies, National Law School of India University), Babu Mathew, Sony Pellissery, Kavya Bharadkar(Centre for Labour Studies, 

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Is Platform Work Decent Work? A Case of Food Delivery Workers in Karnataka

Kavya Bharadkar(Centre for Labour Studies, National Law School of India University), Kaveri Medappa(University of Sussex), Mohan Mani(Centre for Labour Studies, National Law School of India University), Pradyumna Taduri(Indian Institute of Information Technology), Sachin Tiwari(Centre for Labour Studies, National Law School of India University)

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Plurality of Voices: Emerging Pathways Towards Planning Southern Cities

Authors : Anjali Karol Mohan, Anognya Parthasarathy, Purnima Mahajan and Sony Pellissery

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Measuring the impact of Government Regulations on the Private Sector Sugar Mills of Uttar Pradesh

Authors : Shreoshee Mukherjee, Ridhi Verma, Kaushik Basu  

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Feminisation of work and health care : Occupational health needs and access to the ESI corporation for Karnataka garmet workers

Authors : Mohan Mani and Prathibha R.

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Why is Law central to Public Policy Process in Global South?

Authors : Babu Mathew, Sony Pellissery and Arvind Narrain

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Critiquing the Statutory Minimum Wage: A case of the export garment sector in India
Authors : Mohan Mani, Babu Mathew and Dithhi Bhattacharya

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From millions to fractions’: Re-examining Pragmatism in the Context of Internal Reservation
Authors : Pradeep Ramavath J

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Guns versus butter – A Commentary on Defence and Social Sector Spending in South Asia
Authors : Mohan Mani  and Dwijaraj Bhattacharya

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Analysis of Government of Karnataka Budgets for Minorities 
Authors:  Abdul Aziz  and Niraj Kumar

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Relevance of Constitutional Economics in India’s Post-Neoliberal Era
Authors : Sony Pellissery and Babu Mathew

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