Publications

Discipline wise list of recent selected publications

Minimum Support Prices in India: Distilling the Facts

In re­cent years in India, min­i­mum sup­port price (MSP) and gov­ern­ment pro­cure­ment, es­pe­cially of paddy and wheat, have been dis­cussed widely, but these dis­cus­sions have often drawn on ev­i­dence that is dated and in­com­plete. Con­se­quently, such dis­cus­sions have clouded the facts, re­sult­ing in a large num­ber of fac­toids.

Decoding Inequality in a Digital World

Virginia Eubanks’ widely acclaimed book, Automating Inequality, alerted us to the ways that automated decision-making tools exacerbated inequalities, especially by raising the barrier for people to receive services they are entitled to. The novel coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the use of digital technologies in India, even for essential services such as health and education, where access to them might be poor.

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