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  • Indian Railways and Coal: An Unsustainable Interdependency 

    Kamboj, Puneet; Tongia, Rahul (Brookings India, 2018-07-30)
    The majority of India’s coal reserves are concentrated in the eastern parts of India, while consumption of coal is scattered all across the country. Because of this uneven geographical distribution in coal supply and demand, transportation of coal plays ...
  • New Evidence on the Benefits of Small Group Math Instructions for Young Children 

    Jacob, Robin; Jacob, Brian (Brookings India, 2018-06-07)
    We describe the findings from a randomized evaluation of a one-year kindergarten math enrichment program, the High 5s program. The program was designed to provide small-group math enrichment in a fun, club-like format to children who had received ...
  • The Dark Side of Solar: How the rising solar industry empowers political interests that could impede a clean energy transition 

    Sivaram, Varun (Brookings India, 2018-04-30)
    In recent years, solar power has surged to become the cheapest and fastest-growing source of electricity on the planet. Over the last decade, solar installations have grown annually by over 30 percent on average, thanks to costs that have plunged more ...
  • Measuring Revenue Streams and Profitability for HIV Drugs 

    West, Darrell M.; Schneider, Jake (Brookings India, 2018-04-30)
    In this report, we estimate revenue streams and profitability for HIV drug treatments. In particular, we compile information regarding HIV disease prevalence and incidence rates, antiretroviral therapy (ART) coverage, future population growth, and drug ...

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