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ESI : Environmental Sustainability Index

This study attempts to develop a simple, interpretable index of environmental sustainability, which can facilitate benchmarking and cross-state comparisons on various parameters. 

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Cooking Practices and Cookstoves: A Pilot Study of User Experience with Traditional and Improved Cookstoves

This two-part study examines traditional cooking practices in rural India as well as aims to understand user experiences, to provide actionable recommendations for designing cookstoves and improving service delivery.

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An Evaluation of Village Development Plans in Tamil Nadu

This study evalutes the implementation of Village Development Plans in Tamil Nadu and documents the perspectives of key stakeholders.

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Fuel Adulteration

A study that implements as experimental intervention to understand and test policy solutions to gasoline adulteration in India.

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Evaluating FINO’s Financial Literacy Education Program

This study evaluates the impact of a financial literacy training program delivered by business correspondents. 

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Environmental and Social Risks in Project Financing: Evidence From India

A compilation of case studies of developmental projects in India that have been affected by environmental and social impacts arising out of the project activities.

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Best Practices: Environmental Sustainability Index 2011

The Environmental Sustainability Index is a step towards mapping sustainability levels of Indian states, while estimating their ability to balance economic development with environmental concerns. 

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Gender Differences in Seeking Health Care: Evidence From India

An investigation into various channels to understand non-infant gender bias while seeking medical care.

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Evaluating the Impact of Health Services on Recipients of Livelihoods Support

This study investigates the impact the combination of a livelihood program with a health program on the ability of low-income households to escape health-income poverty traps.

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Equity Investment in Microfinance

A report on the state of equity investment in the microfinance sector in India and barriers to the future growth of equity investments in the sector.

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