Perspectives of Economic Growth in India

Perspectives of Economic Growth in India

India needs economic growth to continue to lift millions of people out of poverty. But how should it go about this goal? Should it grow fast at all costs? How high of a priority should it be to make this growth inclusive? Should it also be sustainable? Should a higher rate of economic growth be sacrificed to protect the environment or people’s livelihoods? How does India balance these concerns? This course presents an overview of these important debates.

Public Health in India

Public Health in India

This course examines issues of public health in India, including disease eradication, infant mortality, maternal care, and more. It seeks to provide a framework for understanding India’s public health challenges in the context of other countries, while also looking at emerging policies and healthcare technologies that could help address pressing needs in India.

Maximum Mumbai

Maximum Mumbai

Today, Mumbai is a megacity; it is India’s financial and commercial capital; the home to Bollywood; it claims India’s mantle of most cosmopolitan, serving as a city of dreams for young people from all over India. Its historical inheritances are Marathi, Portuguese, and British to name only a few. This course looks at the historical evolution of the city known today as Mumbai and stories of people who call it home.