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Can we apply the research of the Nobel winner in Economics to India?

Here's where Claudia Goldin's arguments stand in a country like ours where home-based work is substantial

Nobel laureate Claudia Goldin(X/@NobelPrize)
Published on Oct 21, 2023 09:21 AM IST

Ela Bhatt sparked a fire that ignited a global movement

My dearest friend, closest sister and comrade in the struggles for recognition and justice, Ela Bhatt, added one more truth – that collective power, even of an ostensibly powerless group, can rebuild not only their lives but also the entire economy.

In her work, Ela quickly realised how women were treated as second-class workers and compelled to be limited to the so-called informal sector. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 03, 2022 08:02 PM IST

Women’s worth

She is everywhere. She constitutes around 40 per cent of India’s agricultural labourers, 33 per cent of cultivators and 86 per cent of workers in the non-agrarian sector.

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Updated on May 18, 2010 09:57 PM IST
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