Centre for Comparative Studies

March 26, 2019

Asianet Cover Story: Tom Vadakan’s entry to BJP | ടോം വടക്കനും ബിജെപിയിൽ

Dr Martin Patrick, Chief Economist, CPPR talks about the need for transparency in electoral funding on Cover Story in Asianet News Channel.  He highlights that the funding details of political parties are clear pointers to their political agendas and economic […]
March 25, 2019

Time to turn around Kerala’s loss-making PSUs: Paul Antony

Cutting non-plan expenditure can solve fiscal crisis’ There is an urgent need to turn around Kerala’s loss-making Public Sector Undertakings by strengthening them with a qualified board of directors and through hard budget restrictions. Public-private partnership could be a way […]
March 25, 2019

Media Mentions: CPPR study on ‘Cold Storage’ quoted in India Today

According to a 2016 report by the Centre for Public Policy Research, titled ‘Government Role in India’s Ailing Cold Storage Sector’, 18 per cent of the country’s fruit and vegetable produce perishes in the absence of proper storage facilities. Just […]
March 24, 2019

Call for sustainable revenue mobilization

KOCHI: Experts called for a sustainable and practical way for fund mobilization in the aftermath of the August deluge that ravaged the state.  The demand was put forth at the two-day international round table ‘Vikasarth’ on ‘Rebuilding Kerala economy: Time […]
March 24, 2019

Two-day ‘Vikasarth Roundtable’ on Kerala economy concludes

KOCHI: The two-day ‘Vikasarth Roundtable’ discussing ‘Rebuilding the Kerala Economy: Time for a paradigm shift?’ concluded in Kochi on Saturday. The roundtable was organised by the Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi in collaboration with the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), […]
March 24, 2019

Do we have an answer to the rising food prices in Kerala? A study by CPPR

Supplyco was formed in 1974 with the primary objective of controlling the rise in prices of essential commodities. However, very few know about this objective of Supplyco since it’s commonly perceived as a manifestation of the welfare state, selling commodities […]
March 24, 2019

Unravelling the Paradox of Kerala’s Health Sector : A Study by CPPR

Kerala has garnered global attention for its remarkable achievements in the health sector and its success is mainly attributed to the large public expenditure by the government. The study done by CPPR examines the contribution of small private medical institutions […]
March 23, 2019

Economic inequality increasing: Vikasarth

*The news story published on Janmabhumi, Kochi about the 2-day Vikasarth round table conference
March 23, 2019

Vikasarth seminar begins

*The news story published on Deshabhimani, Kochi about the 2-day Vikasarth round table conference
March 19, 2019

Economic Empowerment of Kerala’s Fishermen: Need for Change in the Role of Matsyafed

Kerala boasts of its much-touted Model of Development with rapid progress in socio-economic conditions, yet the fishermen community of the state is not able to make a tantamount progress in social and economic development. The poverty, due to the continuum […]
March 19, 2019

Development and Economy Seminar

*The news story published on Deshabhimani, Kochi about the 2-day Vikasarth round table conference
March 17, 2019

Consensus need to be reached on India-China Border Issue

*Media mentions, quoting CPPR Senior Fellow, Muraleedharan Nair’s talk at the two-day international conference on “Engaging Rising China: Strategic Options for Emerging India” organised by the Institute for Contemporary Chinese Studies (ICCS), Mahatma Gandhi University in collaboration with the School […]
March 16, 2019

India and China must revisit their traditional mindset, JNU scholar

*The news story published in Global South Colloquy, quoting CPPR Senior Fellow, Muraleedharan Nair’s talk at the two-day international conference on “Engaging Rising China: Strategic Options for Emerging India” organised by the Institute for Contemporary Chinese Studies (ICCS), Mahatma Gandhi […]
March 15, 2019

CPPR India Decoding the Polls : What’s the Narrative in 2019?

The Centre for Public Policy Research is happy to launch its election talk series called “Decoding the Polls,” where our experts talk and discuss the trends, narratives, issues, and prospects surrounding the Indian General Elections 2019.
March 11, 2019

Can Kummanam repeat in Lok Sabha Election what Rajagopalan created in Assembly Election | നിയമസഭയില്‍ രാജഗോപാല്‍ സൃഷ്ടിച്ചത് ലോക്സഭയില്‍ കുമ്മനത്തിനാകുമോ?

Trivandrum Lok Sabha constituency will be in the eyes of the national media and it looks like we can expect a nail-biting finish this time also. CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts discuss about this in the Manoramma News […]