RADHICKA KAPOOR is a Professor at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER). Prior to joining ICRIER, she worked at the Planning Commission and at the International Labour Organization. Over the last few years, she has worked extensively on the various facets of India’s labour market, in particular, in the areas of the informal economy, the impact of technological changes on the world of work, the measurement of employment and unemployment, the role of labour regulations and industrial performance. She has authored several research papers, reports and articles in leading newspapers on these subjects. She has recently edited a volume “A New Reform Paradigm: Festschrift in Honour of Isher Judge Ahluwalia” (Rupa Publications, 2022). She has co-edited a book “Towards a Just, Dignified and Secure Future of Work: Lessons from India” (SEWA, 2019).
She completed her undergraduate degree in Economics from St Stephen’s College, Delhi University and holds a Masters and PhD degree in Economics from Cambridge University and the London School of Economics respectively.
Books | Nov, 2022