Surbhi Bhatia
Unlike developed nations, developing countries view UBI as a measure to boost income, alleviate poverty (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Can UBI reignite the economy?

4 min read . 04:23 PM IST
While children’s education may not be the primary goal of MGNREGS, the study suggests its design may have unintentionally increased the opportunity cost of attending school (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

The unintended effects of MGNREGS

1 min read . 27 Jan 2020
References to markets rose in post-liberalization era. But in recent years, ‘state’ has made a big comeback (Photo: Bloomberg)

Long and short of budget speeches

2 min read . 26 Jan 2020
A review of existing research suggests that formalization may not necessarily boost profits and growth of informal businesses.

What holds back micro-enterprises

1 min read . 22 Jan 2020
Early warning signals for debt sustainability and repayment have begun to show up, causing concern in bond markets (Photo: iStock)

What India’s bond market fears

3 min read . 14 Jan 2020
All states have lost economic momentum over the past year, but richer states have seen a sharper slowdown (Photo: Mint)

Rich states hit hard by slowdown

3 min read . 07 Jan 2020
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A more cost-effective, prudent option would be to institute differ-ential premiums based on riskiness of banks (Photo: Mint)

Rethinking insurance on deposits

4 min read . 16 Dec 2019
Taken together, the findings suggest that access to electricity alone cannot drive development. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
The study highlights the importance of perceptions among job seekers when they assess their suitability for a position. (Photo: AP)

Why words matter in job ads

1 min read . 11 Dec 2019
Rising expenditure on the revenue account has crimped the ability of state governments to drive the capex cycle. (Photo: Hindustan Times)

Last nail in the investment coffin

3 min read . 26 Nov 2019