The Institute for Human Development (IHD) is a non-profit autonomous institution that undertakes studies in human development and related issues. It has established itself through its corpus of research, analysis and policy recommendations, and made contributions in a range of areas such as labour, employment and livelihoods, social security and social protection, poverty, marginalization and exclusion, food security, gender, markets, governance and decentralisation.
Recent Research Projects
- Delhi Human Development Report 2013
- Socio-economic Impact of Mobile Phone Usage in Rural India: A Case Study of Bihar and Punjab
- Work and Livelihoods of the Poor in the National Capital Region (NCR): Towards Evolving a Strategy and Action Programme
- Understanding the Tipping Point of Urban Conflict
- Nature of Poverty and Identification of Poor in Small and Medium of Towns
- Development Research on Bihar 2000-2010: A Compendium
- Social and Economic Change in Rural Bihar and the Emerging Policy Framework
The India Labour and Employment Report 2014 discusses the various aspects of the prevailing human development scenario...
(IJHD) is a peer-reviewed multi disciplinary journal, published bi-annually by the Institute for Human Development, New Delhi.
Bihar is in the midst of tremendous change. In recent years, there has been progress on multiple fronts, be it law and order,
The state of the Adivasis in Odisha 2014 : Human Development Analysis endeavours to identify and highlight the development concerns of the tribals...
What After MDGs? Shaping the Development Agenda in the Post 2015 Scenario a collection of think pieces by leading academic scholars and experts from the global South was released on 28 April 2014.