For centuries, the burden of unpaid household work (UHW) has unequally been borne by our women. Kamal Hassan’s recently proposed to pay women for their domestic work. The idea originally comes from proposals by Western feminists to monetise household work but the cost of such labour is high in the west, unlike India. In this essay, I discuss the pre-existing economic value of unpaid household work and its seemingly inevitable incorporation into our national accounts in the near future.
This article will analyze the Farm Bills 2020, the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Bypass Bill, and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill. This article seeks to identify if the farm bills are a boon or the bane for the economy.
In this article, the author discusses the trend in budgetary allocations to schemes such as MNREGA to bring out the stark reality through the data analyzed in the July Issue of Infosphere.
Our continuous reliance on civil society’s pressure in seeking justice exposes the systemic failure of the state in ensuring the protection of our blue-collared workers. Rishita Sankrit writes about the victims of industrial accidents and how monetary compensations are not enough.
Divyansh Singh provides a narrative to support the data in the Infosphere Issue on India’s labour markets.
Ascertaining labour’s intricate relationship with other agents within an economic system has been a fundamental question in the evolution of economic thought. The predominance of
While the coronavirus crisis is most unique in the history of the United States, the nation’s economic history does have certain precedents for tackling the crisis of unemployment and deflation.
In this article, I will highlight two broad issues that were not addressed in the Prime Minister’s speech – the concerns with medical infrastructure and the problems faced by migrant labourers.
From Jan-March 2019 to July- Sep 2019, the Indian economy received a steep fall in its gross domestic product from 8.2% to 4.5%. Reasons for
In this article the author discusses the gig economy & the rise of non-traditional work. The piece also elucidates how the sharing economy is growing by leaps & bounds & reshaping the job market.
In this article the author Niharika Yadav provides a stake holder analysis of the upcoming budget.
In this article author Ankita writes about splendid coral reefs and the consequences which would occur due to the rapid destruction which is ensuing on the reefs.