Mahatma Gandhi, public policy and COVID-19
The Gandhian talisman is important more than ever now in the times of pandemic to steer public policy for those who need it the most
Privacy vs pandemic: Govt tracking of mobile phones could be a potent weapon against COVID-19
Do we want governments to assemble a searchable database of locations of almost every citizen
India's population: Every addition to the optimum level is a burden on the state
Message should go to people that if they think in the interest of the state, the state will take care of them as well
‘Citizens must not just blame the government but criticise it’
Public policy expert Rajendra Pratap Gupta speaks about his new book
Will behavioural economics change state policy?
Will behavioural economics shape public policy now that one of its advocates has won the Nobel Prize?
“What does it feel like?”
The news about Fukushima Daiichi nuclear waste leaking into the ocean and groundwater, prompts us to take a look at what the sciences can model …
Water Footprint: a stumbling block?
As government mulls using water footprint as a tool to measure water consumption by farming and industrial processes, experts warn of its limitations
Discontinuous functions and environmental regulation
Environmental economics generally employs marginal logic. This is often useful for conceptual demonstrations even if not always literally …
Short-circuiting discrimination or perpetuating them?
Nutrition programmes for Dalits need institutions to deliver and a vigilant citizenry to monitor implementation