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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Read Sonalde Desai's latest journal article, "Demographic deposit, dividend and debt." The Indian Journal of Labour Economics. http://bit.ly/1OeJvMB

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Please see The Hindu for a recent editorial from Sonalde Desai entitled, "Everybody Loves a Good Quota." 3 May 2106. http://bit.ly/1Y5gzqL

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

IHDS II files on: Eligible Women, Birth History, Medical Staff, Medical Facilities, Non Residents, School Staff, School Facilities and the Wage and Salary File have been made available for public use. Go to ICPSR site: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/36151

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Check out our two new working papers under our Published Articles tab: WP18 "Adult Mortality in India: The Health–Wealth Nexus" by Debasis Barik, Sonalde Desai, & Reeve Vanneman 2016, and WP19 "The Continuing Practice of Untouchability in India: Patterns and Mitigating Influences" by Amit Thorat & Omkar Joshi. 2016. Click here to go to Working papers page: /working-papers

Thursday, April 7, 2016

"For Women, India's Workfare Programme Works" by Chandrahas Choudhury (http://bit.ly/1XjGgTW). This article references our MGNREGA report which can be downloaded here: www.ihds.info/mgnrega.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

We will be hosting Booth #501 in Exhibit Hall A. Come by, say hello and tell us about how you use IHDS data in your work. Please see a summary of our team members' presentations on our Facebook page: http://bit.ly/1ojShwJ

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Check out Tadit Kundu's article "Who is married to whom in India?" in Livemint http://bit.ly/1qd3911 using IHDS data.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Our highly engaging and successful User's Conference last week garnered an article in The Week (link: http://www.theweek.in/news/india/accident-of-life-not-birth-causes-pover...) Please read for quotes from PI Dr. Sonalde Desai, PI Dr. Reeve Vanneman and Dr. Shekhar Shah (Director-General, NCAER).

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Neemrana Fort Palace

Global launch of IHDS - II data by Professor Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog at Third Annual IHDS User Conference. Data files for non-resident family members, wage and salary jobs, birth history and primary school and medical facilities have been sent to ICPSR for public release. Data files will be available from ICPSR in April 2016.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Visit our Facebook page to see photos of the IHDS Team in action. Please take a moment to like our page while you are there: India Human Development Survey-IHDS. http://tinyurl.com/zhdh2oq