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By widening educational gaps, pandemic threatens income mobility

New Delhi, July 5 -- For most people across the world, how much they earn is determined by how wealthy and well-educated their parents were. But the degree of 'persistence' in incomes across generatio... Read More


What corporate data tells us about income inequality in India

New Delhi, June 28 -- Corporate India's profit boom during a pandemic has attracted a lot of attention in recent weeks. But the aggregate profit numbers seem to hide more than they reveal. The top dec... Read More


Why the pandemic is likely to widen India's regional faultlines

New Delhi, June 21 -- When covid-19 first struck India last year, the richer parts of the country bore the brunt of the viral attack. Unlike in the ongoing wave, the rural areas of the country were sp... Read More


How the pandemic is widening inequalities, pushing countries apart

New Delhi, June 14 -- How you live your life almost always depends on where you live your life. The poorest of the poor in the US earn and consume more than the average (median) individual in India. ... Read More