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In Defence of Relaxed FSI Limits

We are responding to Shirish B Patel’s “ More FSI, More Welfare? ” (EPW, 29 June 2013). (1) The article reflects a lack of understanding of the analysis in our 2012 paper and in Bertaud and Brueckner (2005). Patel says that commuting cost could be reduced to zero with unlimited densification,...

Generating Employment

In a democracy many of the measures that are necessary for mass employment generation and of utility to the masses are branded as being populist. This budget is populist only because it proposes various schemes but fails to specify how they are to be financed.

Jobs: The Great Indian Dream

While much is being said about jobs in rural areas, it is a fact that in many urban agglomerations job opportunities continue to be poor or non-existent. The situation in Mysore, Karnataka is a good example.

A Market-Based Approach to Communal Tensions

The corporate sector has an important role to play in re-engineering the Indian way of thinking. There is a theoretical basis also for expecting the corporate sector to provide many public goods and services that can help in reducing social problems in a diverse country such as India.
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