Access to credit enables an individual and her household to achieve financial well-being and results in economic welfare outcomes for the entire society. However, excessive debt diminishes all developmental gains, and negatively impacts overall economic growth and stability.
The pandemic-led economic crisis has exacerbated the rising indebtedness among India’s poor households, and could push more families into a debt trap
In this blog post-through a case study, we analyse how microcredit borrowers availed the debt moratarium and through that identify how much they may have been impacted by COVID-19 and lockdowns.
CoWIN has been developed as a digital platform to support Covid-19 vaccination efforts in India. While most are familiar with the interface for citizens to book vaccination slots, CoWIN also supports multiple other functions.
In this post, we explore how the households’ surplus changed during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19
In this slide deck, we explore the impact of COVID-19 on remittances at a broad, national level by using India’s largest household-level panel dataset
In this post, we analyse CoWIN, a digtial platform which facilates India’s vaccination effort
In this blog post, we attempt to unpack a crucial question, how effective could the CSC model of facilitating vaccine registration be?
This post reviews various sources of literature on how COVID-19 has affected migrant households & conclude by summarises some of the recommendations provided by sector experts
The Social Protection Initiative at Dvara Research has collaborated with the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) to document the accessibility of key banking facilities during the COVID-19 lockdown.