population and census

How riots formed Kolkata’s ghettos

Communal violence has led to clear territorial demarcation of space, access, and resources, marking the everyday experience of minority citizenship in Kolkata.

The opposition wants to bring back caste as a check on the BJP’s reach, but the strategy may not live up to expectations.

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Communal violence has led to clear territorial demarcation of space, access, and resources, marking the everyday experience of minority citizenship in Kolkata.

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Population growth isn’t automatically good for Indonesia. Developing young people, and helping them to move are both key to economic development.

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A difficult road lies ahead for Indonesia. Faced with a rare opportunity to turbo-charge economic growth, it has major problems yet to solve.

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To catch the potential demographic bonus, Indonesia should use its biggest asset: fishing nets.

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China’s economic and family planning policies of the 1970s ushered in a ‘golden age’ of growth. But as China ages, keeping it golden will be a challenge.

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The benefits of a growing demographic are not guaranteed. Governments need to ensure the right tools are in place as well.

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To make the most of the global wave of young people, young nations will have to learn from surfers and paddle hard.

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