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Indian Variant of MTEF: The Scope and Opportunities to Develop an Effective Budget Planning Process
The paper examines the medium-term fiscal policy (MTFP) and a more conventional medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF) adopted in India under the provisions of the fiscal rules. The MTFP and the MTE...
Institution: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
Section:Working Papers
by Pratap Ranjan Jena | Published On 06 Jan 2017
Vital Stats: Participation of Members of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (2012-2017)
The Election Commission recently announced the poll schedule for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. In this context, data on the composition of the 16th Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (2012-...
Institution: Parliamentary Research Service
by Jhalak Kakkar | Published On 06 Jan 2017
Demonetization, the Cash Shortage and the Black Money
Demonetisation of INR 500 and INR 1,000 notes in India on November 8, 2016 is different from many other countries’ scrapping of high value notes in two respects – the withdrawal of their legal tende...
Institution: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
Section:Working Papers
by Ashok K. Lahiri | Published On 31 Dec 2016
The Role of Construction as an Employment Provider: A World-Wide Input-Output Analysis
This study shows how important the construction sector has been over the last decade as an employment provider in countries at different levels of development. The analysis also revealed decreasing tr...
Institution: International Labour Organisation
Section:Working Papers
by Christoph Ernst | Published On 21 Dec 2016
Vital Stats: Parliament functioning in the Winter Session 2016
Winter Session 2016 has been one of the least productive sessions for both Houses in the last 15 years, with repeated disruptions on the issue of demonetisation of currency. While eight Bills were int...
Institution: Parliamentary Research Service
Section:Discussion Papers
by Kusum Malik | Published On 16 Dec 2016
Plan vs. Performance Winter Session – November 16 to December 16, 2016
This note lists the legislative business planned by Parliament and compares it with the actual performance during Winter Session 2016.
Institution: Parliamentary Research Service
by Kusum Malik | Published On 16 Dec 2016
Government’s Role in India’s Ailing Cold Storage Sector
Every year, India wastes about 18 per cent of fruits and vegetables, due to lack of post-harvest storage facilities. The cold storage sector has been one of the most undermined sectors in India, devo...
Institution: Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR)
Section:Working Papers
by Madhu Sivaraman | Published On 01 Dec 2016
Identity, Household Work, and Subjective Well-Being among Rural Women in Bangladesh
Despite increases in women’s employment, significant gender disparity exists in the time men and women spend on household and care work. Understanding how social expectations govern gender roles and c...
Institution: International Food Policy Research Institute
Section:Discussion Papers
by Greg Seymour | Published On 01 Dec 2016
Bank Lending and Loan Quality: The Case of India
This paper analyses how non-performing loans (NPLs) of Indian banks behave through the cycle. We find that a one-percentage point increase in loan growth is associated with an increase in NPLs over...
Institution: Reserve Bank of India
Section:Working Papers
by Pallavi Chavan | Published On 01 Dec 2016
The Problem of Inequality
The paper examines consumption, income, regional, social and gender inequalities in India. Income inequalities are much higher that of consumption. It also looks at inequalities in opportunities like...
Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai
Section:Working Papers
by S.Mahendra Dev | Published On 01 Dec 2016
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