SWI 2018 Background Papers


State of Working India draws on a wide-range of studies by scholars, journalists, activists, and policy-makers. Some of these have been published last year as CSE Working Papers. Edited versions of these papers are now being brought out as SWI 2018 Background Papers. A new paper will be added each week.

  1. Bidisha Mondal, Jayati Ghosh, Shiney Chakraborty and Sona Mitra: Women Workers in India: Labour Force Trends, Occupational Diversification, and Wage Gaps – Download as PDF
  2. Rajendran Narayanan, Sakina Dhorajiwala, Rajesh Golani: Analysis of Payment Delays and Delay Compensation in NREGA: Finding across Ten States for Financial Year 2016-17 – Download as PDF
  3. Amit and Nayanjyoti: Changes in Production and Labour Regimes And Challenges Before Collective Bargaining: A Study of the Gurgaon-Neemrana Industrial Belt – Download as PDF
  4. Deepankar Basu: An Approach to the Problem of Employment in India – Download as PDF
  5. Aseem Shrivastava: Recrafting Indian Industry – A Note – Download as PDF 
  6. A. Srija: Fourth Industrial Revolution: Realising India’s Demographic Dividend – Download as PDF