Employment generation

File photo. Lack of jobs combined with a demographic dividend will increase the share of the population that is dependent on the working population. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

Demographic dividend, growth and jobs

4 min read . 20 Apr 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power on the promise of providing 20 million jobs a year. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

From ‘pakoras’ to payrolls

5 min read . 13 Feb 2018
We need to spur formal-job-creating investments in the organized private sector to exploit the demographic dividend before we are forced to face a demographic disaster. Photo: Mint
In India, the overall employment situation is assessed on the basis of periodic comprehensive surveys by NSSO. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

India’s jobless growth is a myth

3 min read . 19 Dec 2017
The refreshing focus on the power of exports is noteworthy, especially given the rising fears about protectionism in our major trading partners. Photo: Bloomberg

Creating well-paid jobs for Indians

4 min read . 23 Aug 2017