Social mores cannot be changed by fiscal fiats, but gender budgeting is a starting point, argues Lekha S Chakraborty in her book, which could serve as a useful primer to guide policymakers
Fiscal Policy for Sustainable Development in Asia Pacific: Gender Budgeting In India Author: Lekha S Chakraborty Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Price: Rs 13,300 At the outset Lekha S Chakraborty makes a significant observation about the role of fiscal transfers to generate a better gender outcome. “While social mores cannot be changed by fiscal fiats, especially when prejudices run deep, state acti
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