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IGIDR Working Paper: An analysis of revisions in Indian GDP data

NO : WP-2017-015 AUTHOR : Amey Sapre and Rajeswari Sengupta TITLE : An analysis of revisions in Indian GDP data ABSTRACT : In this paper we study revisions in the annual estimates of India’s GDP data. The objective of our analysis is to understand the revision policy adopted by the Central Statistical Organisation […]

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IGIDR Working paper: The Plutocratic Bias in the Indian CPI

NO : WP-2017-011 AUTHOR : Dilip M. Nachane, Aditi Chaubal TITLE :  The Plutocratic Bias in the Indian CPI ABSTRACT : The Laspeyres-type consumer price index (CPI) is traditionally used to measure the changes in cost-of-living over time. Studies indicate this CPI suffers from a plutocratic bias, attaching greater weightage to expenditure […]

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Seminar:”Identity and Learning: a study on the effect of student teacher gender interaction on student’s learning” by Dr Sukanta Bhattacharya (Department of Economics, University of Calcutta)

Date: 23rd August 2017 (Wednesday) Time: 4:00 pm Venue: Seminar Hall 1 Abstract In this paper we examine whether students’ and teachers’ social identity play any role in the learning outcome of the students. More importantly, we ask if a student benefit by learning from a teacher of the same […]

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