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'Tracking inequality in India: the story of a pioneer'

last modified Jul 07, 2017 02:14 PM

Dr Poornima Paidipaty speaks to Research Horizons about her research on the history of data and the development of metrics to understand inequality

'Within the current Indian context, in which economic growth and rising inequality are once again at the centre of public debate, it has become all the more important to understand the history of data, how it is produced and what numbers really represent'.

The full article can be accessed here.

History of Wealth Project

This project, co-funded by the Philomathia Foundation and the Isaac Newton Trust, investigates the broader significance of wealth an inheritance in 19th and early-20th century Britain.

This programme was launched by POLIS in October 2013, and aims to train future policy-makers to value and promote evidence-based policies that can most benefit society.