Delhi: megacity, megatraffic, and megapollution
Delhi needs strong public policy responses to cope with the city's growing pains, argue Asit K Biswas & Cecilia Tortajada.
Clearing the air about India’s pollution problem
By some estimates India’s pollution accounts for 1.3 million deaths each year. What should the country’s policymakers do about it, ask Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
SAARC Minus X: A Constructive Approach for India’ Regional Integration
It is urgent for South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation) to enhance trade and broader economic integration, argue Mukul G. Asher and Keya Chaturvedi.
Wake up India
Why India must retain talent to grow by Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Growing pollution in India
Growing pollution is a clarion call for policy action, argue Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Private sector and rural development in India
Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada share their views on private sector and rural development in India.
India's pension system
India's future pension system needs new thinking argues Mukul Asher.
India's demographic destiny
The biggest contribution to the global labor force in the next few decades will come from India. But will India be able to convert its youth bulge into a demographic dividend asks John West?
Boosting the Developmental Payoffs of India's Remittance Flows
The full developmental potential of India's migrants' remittances has not been realised argues S. K. Sasikumar.
Reforming India's military pensions
To effectively implement OROP (one-rank-one-pension), India's Ministry of Defense needs to depart from its current practices, argue Mukul Asher and Azad Singh Bali.
India and Food Safety
India’s food safety crisis is indicative of bureaucratic failures, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
From a PPP to Public Sector Control of Metronet in the UK: Implications for India
Mukul G. Asher, Shahana Sheikh and V. Ramakrishnan examine the implications for India of the restructuring of the UK's Metronet from PPP to full public sector control.
India’s Deadly Cities
India’s cities have grown haphazardly, with little consideration of the functioning of urban systems as a whole argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Managing the food, water and energy nexus
Properly coordinated policies are required to provide adequate resources to the expected 2.3 billion new inhabitants on this planet by 2050, argue Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas.
Strengthening institutions for innovative capacity in India
With India’s population projected to be the world’s largest in the coming decade, the country’s long-term development is increasingly relevant in the global economy, argue Asit Biswas, Kris Hartley.
Creating Fiscal Space In Today’s India
Mukul Asher explains what fiscal space has come to mean in modern economics, why creating it is more complex than it seems at first, and how it can be done in India.
Rationale & Key Requirements For Implementing GST In Indian States
Mukul Asher shares his views on the rationale and key requirements for implementing GST in Indian states.
India Compares Well in External Trade Integration in Asia Pacific
An in-depth analysis of India’s trade with the Asia-Pacific region by Mukul Asher and Keya Chaturvedi leads to some intriguing conclusions and sound recommendations.
India’s Lagging Human Capital
A new report shows India falling behind on human capital. Smarter government intervention is needed, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
India’s New Stand on Energy
Maitreyee Mukherjee and Asit Biswas argue that the rhetoric regarding India's new stand on energy is impressive, but the government’s policies look unsustainable.
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