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Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies

The London School of Economics (LSE) has announced the establishment of the Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies to honour the Nobel laureate who has also served as the Professor of Economics at LSE. Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies is a living embodiment of the LSE’s enduring commitment to ..

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India US Totalization agreement

Totalization agreements are international social security agreements that eliminate dual social security taxation, both in the home country and the country where an employee works. Once it is signed it would benefit workers of both the countries. What is a Social Security Agreement (SSA)? A social security agreement (SSA) refers to an agreement between two countries, ..

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Angus Deaton’s contribution to Indian policy making

The main focus of the Deaton’s study is on measurement issues. In the 1980’s, the research in the economic development was mostly based theoretical and wherever it was empirical, it was based on the aggregate data from nation accounts. And the studies were based on several assumptions about individual consumption behaviour. Deaton questioned the notion ..

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Agreement signed b/w India & Finland to boost cooperation on social security

India and Finland inked pact in New Delhi to boost bilateral cooperation on social security. Subsequent to the agreement: No social security contribution will be paid by detached Indian nationals working on a short term contract up to 5 years in Finland, provided they continue to make payment in India and the benefit will be ..

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