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Stark reality of the self-employed

01 October 2019

Anjana Thampi and Ishan Anand

For all of independent India’s recorded history, a majority of the workforce in the country has been self-employed. However, it...
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Women’s work participation continues to decline: Evidence from the Periodic Labour Force Survey, 2017-18

13 August 2019

Anjana Thampi and Ruchika Chaudhary

The recently released Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) – a new series of employment-unemployment estimates for 2017-18 produced by the...
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33% of India’s skilled youth jobless: official survey

07 August 2019

Anjana Thampi and Ishan Anand

Reiterating the government’s commitment to the 'Skill India' initiative in her maiden budget speech, India’s finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman claimed...
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Most regular jobs in India don’t pay well: PLFS

06 August 2019

Anjana Thampi and Ishan Anand

The much-awaited report of the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) 2017-18 has highlighted the difficult job situation with 6.1% of...
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Making Skill India Work for Women

26 April 2019

Charity Troyer Moore and Soledad Prillaman

By now, the facts of Indian women’s labor market participation that should be jarring have become rote: Indian women, particularly...
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