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A Third Person Perspective

Apoorva Bhatnagar is an Operations Assistant with Outline India. She has Post graduation in Commerce from Delhi University. She has also worked as a Strategist for Make A Difference, which works towards the holistic development of kids living in shelter homes. The following piece is her first blog post ever, and…

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On unscientific journalism and sensational storytelling

  The author of this blog-post is Subrato Banerjee, who is currently a fellow at the Indian Statistical Institute and a brainstormer at Outline India. Subrato is also a columnist with the Financial Express. It is deadly close to impossible to publish an article on the existing state of journalism in…

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My Experience at Outline India – Renu Susan Jacob

Renu was a Social Media and Outreach Intern with Outline India for the month of August 2016.  She is pursuing M.A English from St. Stephens College, Delhi University. She is passionate about Research that brings awareness amongst people and consequently makes the world a better place. She is always looking for…

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I was under the impression that like other internships, I would have to “find” work here

My First Internship Experience at Outline India Sitting in Ladakh, where communication is highly unpredictable, I was preparing my resume and Curriculum Vitae to be sent out to various companies and start-ups for my summer internship. That’s when I came to know about Outline India – (A startup working at…

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Souvenirs of Research – Anusha Iyer

When I decided to join the development sector a couple of years ago, I never thought that one of my first few stints would lead me to a government residential girls school in a village located in the most interior parts of a Naxalite-prone village in Bihar. Some lessons and…

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Aashay is a Research Analyst at Outline India and works on quantitative research. He spent time pursuing his Masters in Economics at the University of Warwick, U.K. He has worked on the Economics of Happiness and Subjective Well-being under the supervision of Dr. Robert Akerlof. In this commentary he breaks down…

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Outlining Access to Education for Girls

Nishmeet Singh is a Research Analyst at Outline India. He has previously worked as an Intern with the Center of WTO Studies, IIFT, New Delhi. He holds a Masters degree in Development Economics from South Asian University and a Bachelors in Economics from Delhi University. “Investment in Girls’ Education may…

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On the scope of problem solving

Subrato Banerjee, Fellow, ISI Delhi and Brainstormer at Outline India Is problem-solving an intrinsic human trait … or is it restricted to those involved in the sciences and management? During my stay in Lisbon (primarily for a conference on Game Theory), I became friends with visitors from Brazil, with whom…

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“CROWDSOURCING” Data Collection

  Note: The Outline India blog series wishes to inform its readers about the current developments in economic and social science research. The OI team will be happy to receive suggestions on topics that interests our readers. We sincerely hope to create a platform to generate a lively debate among…

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The times we are a’changing?

With the stroke of midnight hour when the world sleeps, we shall hear the drums roll again. It is yet another season of the election festival, the coming together of diverse sentiments, opinions and finally the pronouncement of that one decision of who shall lead our country. The electoral event…

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The Indian Rupee sings ‘Im free..free falling’

    Rupee is falling, hopes are falling and so are the Sensex points. We as an economy are certainly not in the pink of health in spite of what Mr Chidambaram may have to say about our employment figures, steadier savings rates & growth numbers. We were so much…

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Out of sight, not mind!

The 163 year old telegram services bid adieu to us, or rather the other way around.  We were all witness to the melodrama that surrounded it. I bet no 80s child ever sent out or received a telegram. Instead of giving the service a gram-worth-more of thought (to know more…