Centre for Comparative Studies

January 9, 2018

Crime and Punishment: Registering Luxury Cars in Puducherry

    By Rahul V Kumar* Puducherry has been in the news as a haven for tax evasion in India. Lower road taxes compared to other states in the country have made this union territory an ideal destination among car […]
January 2, 2018

Clinical Trials: A Thin Line between Human Wellbeing and Economic Expediency

Sara John (Project Associate, CPPR) feels strongly about the case of conducting clinical trials in India. Her blog piece titled, ‘Clinical Trials: A Thin Line between Human Wellbeing and Economic Expediency’ intends to walk us through that thin line, seeking […]
January 2, 2018

Blockathon for Change  

Societies are repositories of knowledge. More often than not, the solutions for most of the challenges we face as a community or society continue to exist scattered across such repositories. What if a platform can bridge this knowledge gap, and […]
December 20, 2017

Public Transport Day Meeting

The first meeting in association with the Public Transport Day campaign was held on December 18, 2017 at the Government Guest House in Kochi. The objective of the meeting was to involve all the stakeholders in an open discussion and […]
December 14, 2017

Ideal Money – Ideal or a Far Cry from the Idea?

As bubbles and bursts become a recurrent feature of the existing monetary system, the demand for an alternative gain traction. John F Nash proposes the concept of ‘ideal money’ to ensure stability in the currency market. Read the blog piece, […]
December 13, 2017

Rights of the Invisible Workers

  The rights of the domestic workers are often given the brush-off, as they remain excluded from the labour legislations of the country. ‘Rights of the Invisible Workers’, a blog piece by Ginu Sunny (Research Intern, CPPR) looks into the […]
December 1, 2017

BLOCKATHON FOR CHANGE

CPPR is collaborating with the US Consulate, Chennai, Maker Village and Kerala Start-up Mission for ‘Blockathon for Change’, a hackathon using the blockchain technology to solve the issues faced by migrant labourers. Winners will get cash prizes of Rs. 1.75 […]
November 24, 2017

Exploratory Study of Government Health Insurance Schemes for NIPFP, New Delhi

CPPR is assisting the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi, on an exploratory study on the state of health insurance schemes in Kerala. In the backdrop of the state’s significant progress in achieving good health indicators, […]
November 24, 2017

CPPR to Conduct Analytical Research Projects for Madhya Pradesh

  CPPR has initiated two analytical research projects for the Government of Madhya Pradesh. The projects jointly assigned by the Planning and Policy Support Unit (PPSU) of the State Planning Commission, Government of Madhya Pradesh and UNICEF, will pave the […]
October 30, 2017

Foreign Policies to Change Globally Post Party Congress in China

“Foreign policies the world over are set to change after the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP),” said Muraleedharan Nair, former Indian Consul in China. “It is highly likely that General Secretary (also, the President of China) […]
October 26, 2017

Interactive Session with Students of Floating Campus

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted students of Semester at Sea today at its office. Thirty students of ‘International Issues in Recreation and Tourism’ course lead by Prof Soo Kyang attended the session. The interactive session with the students was […]
October 24, 2017

Participants of the ‘Floating Campus’ to Visit CPPR

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) will host 30 participants of ‘Semester at Sea’, a unique course designed for students from various streams and nationalities with sessions held inside a ship, in its office at 3.30 pm on October 25, […]
September 28, 2017

We are Hiring!

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is seeking experienced professionals to join its team. Manager (Research and Projects) Click here to view JD Senior Research Associate (CSS) Click here to view JD Research Associate (CSS) Click here to view JD Research Associate (CUS) Click […]
August 9, 2017

A Progressive Act, Say Shop and Establishment Owners

While the discourse on the Model Shops and Establishments Act is gathering momentum among shop and commercial establishment owners in Kerala, Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting discussions throughout Kerala to ensure dissemination of information and public participation. […]
August 9, 2017

Discussion Forum on Shops & Establishments Act in Thiruvananthapuram

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) conducted a discussion forum on the Model Shops and Establishments Act with the members of the Trivandrum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) at the Chamber building in Thiruvananthapuram on August 2, 2017. The […]