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    Do farmers’ ability and community networks matter in agricultural adaptation to climate change? A case study of Bihar

    The consequences of climate change have led to significant implications for agricultural productivity. Most especially in poorer Indian states such as Bihar, where farmers rely on traditional agricultural practices, have less room-to-maneuver in response to climate uncertainty – and the resulting changes to overall agricultural productivity. Although, mitigation and...

    10 Dec 2020 | Meeta Keswani Mehra

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    Food security during pandemic times: Insights and perspectives from rural Bihar

    COVID-19 and the government-enforced lockdown has adversely impacted peoples’ livelihoods. The impact of the lockdown is very severe in the rural areas due to closures, restricted farming, and other economic activities. In a poor state like Bihar where nearly 90 percent of the population lives in rural areas and out-migration numbers are extremely high, the flow of...

    10 Dec 2020 | Sunil Kumar Mishra, Aditi Madan, Swati Dutta

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    Stephen Machin

    Stephen Machin is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, has been President of the European Association of Labour Economists, is a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists and was an independent member of the Low Pay Commission from 2007-14. He is the Chair of...

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    Aditi Madan

    Aditi Madan is currently an Associate Fellow (Research and Communications) at Institute for Human Development

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    Meeta Keswani Mehra

    Meeta Keswani Mehra is Professor of Economics for the Centre for International Trade and Development, School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Economics from the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre and joined the department in 2004. She teaches growth theory, environmental economics and regulatory economics at...

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    Vikas Rawal

    Vikas Rawal is a Professor of Economics at Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He obtained his PhD from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai in 2000, specialising in agricultural and development economics. She earlier obtained MA in Economics from the IGIDR, Mumbai. Vikas' research interests straddle...

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    Sukhpal Singh

    Sukhpal Singh is Professor, Centre for Management in Agriculture (CMA), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Formerly, he was Director General, Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), Chandigarh, and Former Professor and Head, Agricultural Economic Research Unit (AERU), Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), New Delhi. He has been...

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    Siraj Hussain

    Siraj Hussain is currently a Senior Visiting Fellow at Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER). He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1979 and has served the Government of Uttar Pradesh in various capacities including District Magistrate, Managing Director, State Industrial Development Corporation, Registrar of Cooperative...

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    Janine Aguilera Mesa

    Prior to the IGC Janine was part of the Monitoring and Evaluation team of the Ideas for Peace Foundation in Colombia working on programmes related to peacebuilding, reconciliation and local economic development in various municipalities affected by the war. Janine also worked for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) evaluating a public policy in Colombia and for...

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Economic impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns: An examination of recoveries in Jordan

    The unemployed share of the adult population in Jordan increased from 7% to 16% during the lockdown that lasted from 18 March to 15 April 2020. The unemployment share improved to 11% by September 2020, falling short of the pre-lockdown level. Wage earnings decreased by 42% of pre-pandemic baseline levels on average during lockdown. These partially recovered after the...

    4 Dec 2020 | Luisa Cefalà, Michael Gechter, Nick Tsivanidis, Nathaniel Young