State of working India 2021 : one year of Covid-19

Basole, Amit and Abraham, Rosa and Lahoti, Rahul and Kesar, Surbhi and Jha, Mrinalini and Nath, Paaritosh and Kapoor, Radhicka and Mandela, S. Nelson and Shrivastava, Anand and Dasgupta, Zico and Gupta, Gaurav and Narayanan, Rajendran (2021) State of working India 2021 : one year of Covid-19. Project Report. Azim Premji University, Bengauru.

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Abstract

This report documents the impact of one year of Covid-19 in India, on jobs, incomes, inequality, and poverty. It also examines the effectiveness of policy measures that have thus far been undertaken to offer relief and support. Finally, it offers some policy suggestions for the near and medium-term future. When the pandemic hit, the Indian economy was already in the most prolonged slowdown in recent decades. On top of this, there were legacy problems such as a slow rate of job creation and lack of political commitment to improving working conditions which trapped a large section of the workforce without access to any employment security or social protection

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Covid-19, Employment, Informal employment, Employment policy, Indian economy, India
Subjects: Social sciences > Economics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > Research Centre > Centre for Sustainable Employment
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 05 May 2021 10:47
Last Modified: 05 May 2021 10:47
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2649
Publisher URL: https://cse.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/state-of-w...

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