Articles by Priya Krishnamoorthy
Priya Krishnamoorthy / Aparna Subramanyam / Anandana Kapur
Where the ‘New Formal’ is the New Normal: Lessons on Innovation from India’s Artisan Economy
In India alone, over 200 million livelihoods are linked to the artisan economy, and the sector is a key source of employment for women and other marginalized groups. But according to Priya Krishnamoorthy and Aparna Subramanyam at 200 Million Artisans and Anandana Kapur at the Harvard Kennedy School, these largely informal creative businesses face systemic bias. They discuss the reasons for this lack of support, and explore a solution that leverages the advantages of informality and formality to empower these enterprises and the communities they serve.
- Social Enterprise
The World’s Most Ignored Startups: Why Our Innovation Ecosystems are Failing Creative Entrepreneurs
Millions of under-recognized artists, innovators and entrepreneurs are driving the steady growth of the world’s most untapped startup economy: creative businesses. As Priya Krishnamoorthy at Boston University explains, the creative economy generates US $2.25 trillion in revenue and creates nearly 30 million jobs globally, while impacting the lives of people everywhere. She explores why this sector should be on the radar of impact investors, non-profits and others in the innovation ecosystem.