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Papers In Peer Reviewed Journals

These are papers by members of Dvara Research that get published in academic journals and not on our own website or any other media outlet.

December 1, 2023 | Dvara Research

This chapter documents the growing informalization of India’s labour force and the consequences of this phenomenon for the state of social protection in India.

June 30, 2023 | Dvara Research

The SDG Agenda, the sovereign debt crisis and the climate crisis will need brave leadership from not just individual governments of both the global north and the south, but also groups such as the United Nations, the G20, G7 and others, to closely negotiate tough decisions that can have enough impact on the triple inequality – of wealth, carbon and power.

March 10, 2023 | ibbi

T he Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code) is the umbrella legislation for insolvency resolution of corporate persons, partnership firms and individuals

January 23, 2023 | Dvara Research

The Inclusive Finance India Report is a comprehensive and well-researched account on cumulative progress made in India toward reaching the ambitious goal of universal financial inclusion.

By Dr. Indradeep Ghosh, Susan Thomas, XKDR Forum, Dvara Research
September 1, 2022 | Management ReThink

Digital payments are currently being envisioned as a gateway to financial inclusion for the poor and marginalised in India. In this article, Indradeep Ghosh, Executive Director, Dvara Research, examines the rationale for such a vision. He argues that the penetration of digital payments remains low for the poor and marginalised, partly because of unfavourable economics and partly because digital payments interfaces are not well designed to suit this segment. If India can overcome these two hurdles, then digital payments can indeed become more common among the poor and marginalised, and thereby catalyse much wider and deeper financial inclusion in India than has hitherto been possible.

August 10, 2021 | lse

In The Return of the State: Restructuring Britain for the Common Good, editors Patrick Allen, Suzanne J. Konzelmann and Jan Toporowski bring together contributors to offer a roadmap for reforming the British welfare state in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.

By Anupama Kumar
June 15, 2021 | tandfonline

ndia’s post-GFC digital financial inclusion project has been conveyed by an officially constructed polysemic narrative that connotes three distinctive semantic fields: (a) post-colonial Indian developmental policies; (b) post-GFC financialising neoliberal financial inclusion programmes; and (c) traditional Hindu religious values of money and wealth

By Dr. Indradeep Ghosh, kadambari Shah
April 23, 2021 | Dvara Research

This paper examines the increasing use of dark patterns in digital interfaces and the concerns they raise for consumer protection

By Beni Chugh, Dvara Research, Pranjal Jain
October 8, 2020 | lse

In Work Want Work: Labour and Desire at the End of Capitalism, Mareile Pfannebecker and J.A. Smith address the problems in the prevailing discourse on work and outline how exactly we can put a post-work future into practice.

By Anupama Kumar