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In brief... City of dreams no more: Covid-19 in urban India
Shania Bhalotia, Swati Dhingra and Fjolla Kondirolli
November 2020
Paper No' CEPCP587:
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CentrePiece 25 (3) Autumn 2020


Tags: india; urban workers; cities; growth; covid-19

The pandemic has decimated livelihoods in urban India and created a new underclass of workers who are being pushed into poverty. A CEP report by Shania Bhalotia, Swati Dhingra and Fjolla Kondirolli calls for a national work guarantee to prevent mass long-term unemployment.

This article summarises ‘City of Dreams No More: The Impact of Covid-19 on Urban Workers in India’ by Shania Bhalotia, Swati Dhingra and Fjolla Kondirolli, CEP Covid-19 Analysis No.8.