Parikshit Ghosh

Parikshit Ghosh is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Delhi.

Content by Parikshit Ghosh
  • Publication - Project Report

    From clean fuel to clean air in India’s metropolitan cities

    15 Aug 2017 | Parikshit Ghosh, Rohini Somanathan

  • Blog post

    A conversation on development: Part 2

    Parikshit Ghosh (Associate Professor of Economics, Delhi School of Economics) speaks with Kaushik Basu (Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, World Bank and former Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India) on issues ranging from the use of economic knowledge in policy decisions, role of values in public service delivery, to the need for pluralism and tolerance for...

    4 Feb 2016 | Kaushik Basu, Parikshit Ghosh

  • Blog post

    A conversation on development: Part 1

    Parikshit Ghosh (Associate Professor of Economics, Delhi School of Economics) speaks with Kaushik Basu (Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, World Bank and former Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India) on issues ranging from the change in World Bank’s mission and its engagement with the world, rising inequality in the developed world, managing the negative...

    4 Feb 2016 | Kaushik Basu, Parikshit Ghosh

  • Project

    From clean-fuel to clean air in India’s metropolitan cities

    Levels of ambient air pollution in many of the world's largest cities are alarming.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 90% of the population living in cities in 2014 was exposed to concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) exceeding  WHO air quality guidelines. Most Indian cities have noxious urban air quality for much of the year.  Among the...

    4 Sep 2014 | Rohini Somanathan, Parikshit Ghosh

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Regulating Vehicular Pollution in India

    2 Sep 2014 | Rohini Somanathan, Parikshit Ghosh

  • Project

    Distributional Effects of Air Quality Legislation in India

    Mandated fuel regulation for public vehicles has been a leading instrument used in many south Asian cities to reduce pollution and improve urban air quality. In India, the trend was set in 2001 when the Supreme Court ruled that all buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws in the capital New Delhi must run on compressed natural gas (CNG). Under the court’s directive, similar...

    1 Jul 2012 | Rohini Somanathan, Parikshit Ghosh

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Regulating Vehicular Pollution in India (Working Paper)

    25 Apr 2012 | Rohini Somanathan, Parikshit Ghosh