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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Happy 75th Independence Day to India!

Women and Work in India

Kanika Mahajan
August 15, 2022

In the latest issue of India in Transition, Kanika Mahajan (Assistant Professor, Ashoka University) discusses factors behind low and declining female employment in India.

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This article is the second in a series of guest-edited IiT short series. The articles in this series seek to understand India's economic future and its prospects for structural transformation. The first article takes stock of the health of India's sovereign debt and gives an overview of the consequences and possibilities in the immediate future. The next three articles focus on three major national endowments that have been neglected in the course of our development trajectory. This article focuses on labor force participation of women, the third on water, and the fourth on land. The ability of the sovereign to spend on nation building, along with how we use our endowments, will be key in determining our future.
(Guest Editor: Shoumitro Chatterjee, Assistant Professor of International Economics, SAIS, JHU)

CASI in the News

Eswaran Sridharan (Academic Director & Chief Executive, UPIASI, and CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar) published "A New Phase of One-Party Dominance," in the August 15, 2022 issue of The Hindu.

CASI Student Programs

CASI students are wrapping up their internships in India—read all about how they've spent their summers on the CASI Student Programs Blog!

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Laura Iwanyk, Assistant Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach, liwanyk@upenn.edu

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