If it isn't already, India will soon be the world’s most populous nation. But this doesn’t mean that policymakers can simply wait for the economic benefits to arrive. The key to unlocking India’s demographic potential is to develop the manufacturing sector, which would have the dual benefit of lifting productivity and also bringing millions more adults – particularly women – into formal work.
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