Vol. 4 No. 5 (Sep-Oct) (2023): Indian Public Policy Review
In the October 2023 issue of IPPR, the study by Indira Iyer and Soumi Roy Chowdhury identifies the touchpoints where mainstreaming digitalization could address some fundamental challenges of public expenditure management through an actionable roadmap in the form of d4PEAT framework. Moving on to the obverse side of public expenditure, Govinda Rao's paper discusses the important aspects of tax compliance in terms of design and the importance of technology in the administration of taxes in India. The paper by Sharmadha Srinivasan, Vikram Sinha, and Saurabh Modi provides an overview of why a new approach to antitrust law is required in the realm of data-driven digital platforms, and delves into the evolving antitrust cases in India with respect to digital platforms to lay out the jurisprudence on data-related anti- competitive practices. Jehosh Paul's paper examines the current norms for calculating minimum wages in India, tracing its evolution from the introduction of the Minimum Wages Act in 1948 to 2021. Finally, Anushka Saxena reviews the book "Four Battlegrounds: Power in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" by Paul Scharre.