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Economic Policy

Building Infrastructure in India: Gap in Budgetary Allocation & Implementation

01/03/2017

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[Co-authored with Satadru Sikdar and Richa Jain]

 

Boosting infrastructure development is a thrust area in the agenda of the present NDA government. The total revenue and capital expenditure in the infrastructure sector as a share  of GDP shows a steady increase over the years.  The share increased from 0 ...


Gender Budgeting as a Mechanism Design

06/12/2016

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With the commitment of IMF in United Nations Secretary General’s High level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, the issue of gender budgeting has reached the world stage as a human development-conscious economic growth agenda. 
 
The  commitment of  IMF in November 2016 to conduct gender budgeting in member countries ...