Aditi Surie

Aditi Surie
Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) · Academics and Research

Master of Arts

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Publications (17)
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Pricing is one of the most powerful mechanisms platform firms use to internally regulate demand and supply, withstand competitors and achieve profitability (Rochet & Triole, 2003). This article uncovers the effects that platform pricing logics have on existing labour markets within the city of Bengaluru. For this article the platform serves as the...
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In this article, we explore the use of the digital labour market set up by mobility platforms in Bengaluru, Karnataka, as a mechanism to cope with climate change-induced livelihood transition. Climatic hot spots within regions like the southern Indian state of Karnataka have caused a large volume of livelihood transition along the rural–urban conti...
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The "platform economies" of today can provide traditional informal sector workers the opportunity to formalise and organise their work. In the case of Uber and Ola, the mobile-based taxi service companies have been able to provide their drivers with technological solutions to conventional problems like personal fi nance and wealth creation, job sec...
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Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are an important instrument of growth for India’s economy. The contribution of the MSME sector to India’s gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated to be around 8 to 9 percent in 2012 after agriculture; MSMEs have emerged as the second largest source of employment in India. For growth to be inclusive an...
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This paper investigates the work experiences, perceptions of security and risk of platform economy drivers in Bengaluru, India from a sociological perspective. The article presents these experiences and perceptions through rich ethnographic detail from in-depth, qualitative interviews with forty-five platform economy drivers driving on Uber or Ola...
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This commentary explores the experimental ways in which delivery platforms and local governments in India collaborated during the COVID19 lockdown in India in 2020. The case of one district government, which partnered with a large, corporate food delivery platform is explored here to investigate the platform functionalities that were the most usefu...
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This was a formative study to yield evidence on the conceptual and empirical pathways to improve maternal and child health (MCH) outcomes among informally working mothers while securing livelihoods, and for this, ex-plores how informally working women navigate time sensitive childcare practices such as exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) with their work,...
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This was a formative study to yield evidence on the conceptual and empirical pathways to improve maternal and child health (MCH) outcomes among informally working mothers while securing livelihoods, and for this, explores how informally working women navigate time sensitive childcare practices such as exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) with their work,...
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Background: Worldwide, over 740 million women make their living in the informal economy and therefore lack formal employment benefits, such as maternity leave, that can improve infant feeding practices. Returning to work is one of the biggest challenges women face to maintaining breastfeeding. This study aimed to explore attitudes and perceptions...
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More than 2 billion people (about 61% of the global workforce) are engaged in the informal economy; this represents 88% of total employment in India, over 80% for countries as diverse as Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Ghana, Indonesia and Morocco, and even 19% in the19% in the United States of America.1 In many low- and middle-income countries,...
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Background Worldwide, over 740 million women make their living in the informal economy. These women do not benefit from formal employment benefits, such as maternity leave, that can improve infant feeding practices. Returning to work is one of the biggest challenges women face to maintaining breastfeeding but little is known about how informal work...
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Background: Worldwide, over 740 million women make their living in the informal economy and do not benefit from formal employment benefits, such as maternity leave, that can improve infant feeding practices. Returning to work is one of the biggest challenges women face to maintaining breastfeeding. This study aimed to explore interactions between i...
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Background: Worldwide, over 740 million women make their living in the informal economy and do not benefit from formal employment benefits, such as maternity leave, that can improve infant feeding practices. Returning to work is one of the biggest challenges women face to maintaining breastfeeding. This study aimed to explore interactions between i...
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The binary of employment versus entrepreneurship that forms the framework indicates a failure of public policy to keep abreast of changing times.
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Exploratory research study conducted by the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), Bengaluru. The study surveyed 120 working mothers across three informal professions-domestic workers, street vendors, and home-based workers-through in-depth interviews and group discussions. In India, 81% to 86% of working women are engaged in non-agricultur...
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This chapter explores the results of fieldwork conducted on municipal governance in tier-3 towns in the NCR-Haryana area. In an effort to gauge the nature of democratic decentralised governance in emerging urban areas, field-based knowledge points to avenues of effective participation for elected women representatives. Founded on gender-based affir...

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action-research with the World Health Organisation and domestic workers unions to engage public health systems to work for women in the urban economy
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