Interpreting India

Coronavirus and the Indian Labor and Household Sectors with Mahesh Vyas

Episode Summary

As India enters week 8 of its lockdown, the country's economy has reached a grinding halt. To better understand the impact of the pandemic – especially on the labor and household sectors– Srinath Raghavan speaks to Mahesh Vyas about the long-term repercussions of the lockdown on the Indian economy.

Episode Notes

As India enters week 8 of its lockdown, the country's economy has reached a grinding halt. To better understand the impact of the pandemic – especially on the labor and household sectors– Srinath Raghavan speaks to Mahesh Vyas about the long-term repercussions of the lockdown on the Indian economy.

 

References: 

  1. A Third Shock by Mahesh Vyas 
  2. Sharp Slowdown in Project Completions by Mahesh Vyas
  3. How are Indian Households coping under the COVID-19 Lockdown? 8 Key Findings by Marianne Bertrand, Kaushik Krishnan, and Heather Schofield