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A Different Dividend

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - The Hindustan Times

Education is not a generic investment; before the State invests, it should find out what the people want or believe.

Deworming Drive for Children of Over 900 Government Schools

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - Indian Express

After Andhra Pradesh, Delhi will be the second state to implement a school-based deworming project in all its 900 plus government-run schools, covering more than 1.3 million children in its first...

The Microfinance Mess

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - LiveMint.com

While the current attacks on microfinance are unwarranted, overblown claims about it also need to be tempered.

The Poverty Line - On a Different Track

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - The Hindustan Times

The Tryst Betrayed explains that India should aim higher — a more democratic economy, a more profound democracy, a more moral foreign policy.

Women Spreading Political Wings With Help of India's Quota System

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - The New York Times

A constitutional amendment requiring quotas for women in local political positions in India has dramatically increased women's representation and voice in government.

Infosys Fetes Five Leading Minds with Science Honor

Monday, January 4, 2010 - Daily Times India

Abhijit Banerjee is honored by the Infosys Science Foundation.

As Microfinance Grows in India, So Do Its Rivals

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - The Wall Street Journal

Why Poor Need Unique ID

Friday, September 11, 2009 - Hindustan Times

Abhijit Banerjee and Sriram Raghavan propose the use of an ID to help match the poor in India to the services they need most. 

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