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बिहार में स्वयं-सहायता समूहों के माध्यम से जोखिम साझा करने की सुविधा

यह देखते हुए कि बिहार में स्वयं सहायता समूह (एसएचजी) कार्यक्रम से महिलाओं की कम ब्याज़-दर वाले ऋण तक पहुँच में सुधार हुआ है, इस लेख में उपभोग वृद्धि के गाँव-स्तरीय भिन्नता में अंतर की जांच करके इस बात ...

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Facilitating risk-sharing through self-help groups in Bihar

While the self-help group (SHG) programme in Bihar has improved access to low-cost credit for women, this article evaluates whether it improves risk-sharing by examining differences in village-level v...

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Judicial Institutions and Economic Development: Examining Micro-evidence from India

This project examines the relationship between a country’s legal environment and its economic outcomes. This project will be constructing relevant measures of friction from trial level data at subor...

  • IGC Research on India

GST Explainer: Value Added Tax 2.0

Aprajit Mahajan (UC Berkeley) and Shekhar Mittal (UCLA) outline some features of the GST that attempt to address the challenges of implementing a VAT system in India

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Making good management stick: Evidence from India

A long-standing question in social science is to what extent differences in management cause differences in firm performance. To investigate this, researchers ran a management field experiment on larg...

  • IGC Research on India