Chinese economic growth riddled with growing debt, rise in inequality, unemployment

By IMPRI Team The hegemony of China with a $25 trillion economy, making it the largest economy in the world, is consequential. Its exponential growth over the past few decades has made it contribute to the global environment significantly. As part of its series, The State of the Economy- #EconDialogue, #IMPRI Center for the Study of Finance … Continue reading Chinese economic growth riddled with growing debt, rise in inequality, unemployment

Climate change impact: Open space workers face increasing heat as temperatures rise

By Bharat Dogra An important aspect of climate change that clearly affects many Asian and African countries more is that a very large part of their working population toils in open spaces. In a country like India where over two-thirds of the population is rural and a significant section of urban workers, like construction workers, … Continue reading Climate change impact: Open space workers face increasing heat as temperatures rise

Governing cities amidst inadequate Constitutional provisions for local self- government

By IMPRI Team The ‘Messy’ and ‘Hidden’ urbanization in Indian cities has led to some very serious problems such as infrastructure gaps, lack of basic amenities, increasing urban poor, and the formation of slums affecting the quality of life of people living in these cities. The pace and pattern of urbanization in India pose enormous … Continue reading Governing cities amidst inadequate Constitutional provisions for local self- government

Apple orchards should avoid hurried displacement of traditional varieties

By Bharat Dogra Apple orchards have become a leading livelihood source in Jammu and Kashmir as well as in Himachal Pradesh. However orchard owners have been troubled from time to time by several problems including competition from indiscriminate imports and reducing margins. In such a situation sometimes they are tempted to go in for technologies … Continue reading Apple orchards should avoid hurried displacement of traditional varieties

Remembering an eminent economist and academician of international repute

By IMPRI Team Prof Rokkam Radhakrishna was the Chairman of the Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad. Throughout his rewarding career spanning roughly three decades, he held various administrative positions, including Andhra University, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, National Statistical Commission, Government of India, and Madras Institute of Development Studies. In addition … Continue reading Remembering an eminent economist and academician of international repute

Justice, equality, peace, harmony, environment protection: Alternative path for India

By Bharat Dogra In the middle of unprecedented world problems and many-sided internal distress, India must find a firm path based on equality, justice, meeting basic needs of all, strengthening creative livelihoods, social harmony and peace. As its present path is far from being such a path, there should be very sincere efforts to evolve … Continue reading Justice, equality, peace, harmony, environment protection: Alternative path for India

Ethical challenges in clinical trials: With a focus on drug and vaccine trials

By IMPRI Team Among the myriad of concerns that have come up during the tenuous times of the Covid 19 pandemic, clinical trials for the vaccines are one. To understand the aspect of the challenge associated with the trials, the IMPRI Centre for Human Dignity and Development (CHDD), Impact, and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi hosted … Continue reading Ethical challenges in clinical trials: With a focus on drug and vaccine trials