[Co-authored with Yadawendra Singh]
Globally, a direct employment transfer - a job guarantee programme - is an “employer of last resort” fiscal policy, which envisions the government bearing a guarantee to provide paid work opportunities of predictable duration at a predetermined wage for public works. Though many such job guarantee initiatives ...
[Co-authored with Satadru Sikdar and Richa Jain]
Boosting infrastructure development is a thrust area in the agenda of the present Indian 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 ...