In the Media

Gender and Labour Markets in South Asia : Feminist Economics Perspectives
By Ashwini Deshpande, Nilanjan Sarkar, Haris Gazdar & Naila Kabeer | 25 November 2021

Ashwini Deshpande reflects on factors explaining frequency of entry-exit in women’s labour force participation in India in this panel discussion hosted by South Asia Centre LSE.

The Covid-19 pandemic and gendered division of paid work, domestic chores and leisure.
By Ashwini Deshpande | 17 November 2021

Ashwini Deshpande discusses the effects of the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic on the gender gaps in paid and unpaid work.

The debacle of demonetisation
By Pulapre Balakrishnan | 16 November 2021

Pulapre Balakrishnan writes in the Hindu that five years later, it is clear that the demonetisation policy was neither economically sound nor ethically grounded.

If Indian states were countries, Delhi beat China’s TFR, but population policy still lost
By Ankur Bhardwaj & Vibhav Khandelwal | 29 October 2021

The Print republishes a CEDA Picture This entry from "Indian States as Countries" series.

India and Working Women
By Ashwini Deshpande | 29 October 2021

Ashwini Deshpande and Alice Evans join host Shanta Devarajan to discuss the future of development in India, focusing on the work of women.