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Neeta Misra

The author is BW’s consulting editor — Sustainability

Latest Articles By Neeta Misra

It Is Essential To Use Science & Technology To Increase Productivity: Prof Madhura Swaminathan

Neeta Misra

BW Businessworld's Neeta Misra catches up with the Chairperson of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Madhura Swaminathan on the foundations work and why young people need to get involved

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E-Waste In India

Neeta Misra

India will consume $400 billion worth of electronic goods by 2020 generating a huge growth in end of life products, known as electronic or E-Waste. Electronic Waste creates opportunities for jobs and reducing the country's dependency on imports of metals for manufacturing phones and computers by retaining recycled metals in the country. On the hand the processing of this E-Waste poses huge environmental and health hazards

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Electronic Waste India: Can We Learn From The European Experience?

Neeta Misra

Neeta Misra speaks with Dr Bernd Kopacek a global expert on E-Waste on the European experience and how India can draw on this at the country ramps up its efforts to responsibly manage electronic waste

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Demonetisation Redux: A Failed Experiment

Neeta Misra

It has been one year since the government of Narendra Modi announced demonetisation, a bold, dramatic and according to many economists, profoundly reckless move. Professor R. Ramakumar of TISS, Mumbai in November 2016, wrote an article that was critical of the move. We speak with him on the eve of the first anniversary to assess whether his predictions about the effect of demonestisation have come true.

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Climate Change: What Next For India

Neeta Misra

The withdrawal of the US should not be a call for us to retreat but to expand our role on the global front and strengthen our institutions at home to move forward

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What Happens In Childhood Matters In Adulthood

Neeta Misra

Childhood violence in abhorrent and addressing it is a moral imperative. Emerging global research on the issues shows a clear link between childhood experiences and adulthood outcomes

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The Future Of Healthcare In India

Neeta Misra

Estimates indicate that healthcare costs drive an additional 4% of Indian families, over 50 million people, into poverty each year

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The Silver Linings of Demonetisation

Neeta Misra

BW Businessworld catches up with Dr. Arvind Virmani at the Demonetisation roundtable held at the Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi on what he thinks about the measure

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Women's Declining Employment: What The Data Shows

Neeta Misra

Women's employment in India shows a departure from the economic development theories premised on the thesis of greater demand for women's wage labour with economic growth

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Impact Evaluation Makes Good Sense!

Neeta Misra

In an interview with BW Businessworld, Dr. Emmanuel Jimenez who recently moved to 3ie after 30 years at the World Bank, talks about the role of impact evaluation in assisting policy makers

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