There has been a lot of smoke and fire in Delhi, of late, regarding the violation of contract by private schools who got land at concessional rates in exchange to reserve 25% of seats for the poor. I decided to apply one of the basic tools of policy analysis: Bastiat’s principle of what is seen and what is unseen!
What is seen:
The Delhi administration (specifically the DDA and the L&DO) gives land at concessional rates to private schools to be set up, in lieu of 25% reserved admission to poor students and granting