New research programme: Inequality and poverty in India

New research unit at LSE’s Department of Anthropology will investigate how and why poverty persists for marginalised communities in India. 

The Department of Anthropology has launched a new Research Unit on Inequality and Poverty led by Dr Alpa Shah. The Research Unit is dedicated to understanding the social relations through which some people are perpetually exploited and oppressed and to […]

March 14th, 2014|Development, Economy|1 Comment|

How to reduce poverty in Bihar

Chinmaya Kumar argues that Bihar’s economic growth can spur further poverty reduction if the state government removes binding constraints for agricultural growth. Bihar’s turnaround under the leadership of Nitish Kumar – from a badly governed, economically backward state, to the fastest growing state in India – has received widespread attention. This turnaround story assumes greater significance because Bihar’s economic decline […]

January 20th, 2014|Development, Economy|0 Comments|

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