Employment

A Case for Urban Employment Guarantee Programme – Necessity, Precedents and Proposals

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on not just public health, but also on economies and livelihoods of people around the world. Socio-economic inequalities worsened globally, pushing about 230 million people into poverty in India alone, as per a report by Azim Premji University [1]. If there is one thing that the last …

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Comparing Employment and the Incidence of Poverty in U.P. and Bangladesh

Bangladesh and U.P. are both one of the most populated regions globally. Other than population, there are other various parameters where they can be compared. In the given write-up, we have compared the unemployment and incidence of poverty between these two regions. Further, we have also tried to understand its implications.  Bangladesh: From the Bottomless …

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The Myth of Growth

In 1956, Charles Tiebout, an American economist devised an economic model (dubbed as ‘The Tiebout Model’) geared at advancing the ‘federal argument’ through a fiscal-financial fusion. The ‘Tiebout Model’ counseled that federal units/states within a country contest for migrant influx while offering an analogue to the private sector by rendering alternative baskets of public goods. …

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