Interpreting India
Interpreting India
Sep 24, 2020
India's Remittance Economy with S. Irudaya Rajan
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Srinath Raghavan is joined by Professor Irudaya Rajan as they discuss India's remittance economy. They analyze the coronavirus pandemic's impact on remittance income from a national and regional perspective and try to chart the  future of this institution in a post-pandemic world. 



S. Irudaya Rajan was a Former Professor at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Kerala (close 40 years of post-graduate experience) Currently, he is the chair of the KNOMAD (The Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development,)World Bank working group on internal migration and urbanization. He is one of the expert committee members to advise the Government of Kerala on Covid-19. 

Srinath Raghavan is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie India. He is also a professor of International Relations and History at Ashoka University. His primary research focus is on the contemporary and historical aspects of India’s foreign and security policies. He has written a number of books spanning international relations, strategic studies and modern South Asian history. 


Additional Reading:

1. Emigration and Remittances: New Evidences from the Kerala Migration Survey 2018  by S. Irudaya Rajan & K.C. Zachariah

2. What is the Future of Migration from Kerala by S. Irudaya Rajan 

3. Gulf revisited: Economic consequences of emigration from Kerala, emigration and unemployment  S. Irudaya Rajan & K.C. Zachariah 


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