Videos

April 7, 2020

Will the salary challenge push kerala economy to a demand slump? | #PoliciesonCOVID

When Kerala emerges from the Lock-down, will the salary challenge push the service-sector driven Kerala economy to a demand slump? In the context of the COVID 19, Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR discusses some key facts regarding Kerala Economy.
April 2, 2020

Kerala’s Guest Workers & COVID-19: A nuanced relief approach is the need of the hour

In the wake of COVID-19 spawning a mass exodus of migrant laborers, Kerala saw protests swelling in neighborhoods with high density of guest workers. CPPR Chief Economist Martin Patrick discusses how the relief package to these guest workers needs to […]
March 19, 2020

Impact of COVID 19 on Kerala Economy

In this video CPPR Chief Economist Dr Martin Patrick talks about the impact of the COVID 19 outbreak on Kerala’s Economy.
March 13, 2020

Two Presidents and Taliban: Afghan’s Road to Peace Harder than War? | CPPR Global High Tea

The US-Taliban deal signed on February 29 was touted as Washington’s effort to end 18 years of war in Afghanistan. However, the road to peace for Afghanistan seems harder than war. The deal legitimsed Taliban even as the future for […]
March 4, 2020

‘Civilisational State, Governance and Grand Strategy of Aspirational Powers: A Perspective of India’ by Dr Lawrence Prabhakar Williams

Dr Lawrence Prabhakar Williams, Author, Researcher & Professor of International Relations & Strategic Studies and Advisor to the CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) delivered a talk on ‘Civilisational State, Governance and Grand Strategy of Aspirational Powers: A Perspective of […]
February 20, 2020

Is Kochi losing all its public spaces? | #CityBeats

How are designated built public spaces changing their use with time. Are they being lost to activities such as encroachments,parking,anti-social activities etc.?What are the reasons responsible for this and how can it be solved?
February 11, 2020

Delhi Elections 2020: Does BJP need to rethink its election strategy?

This episode of CPPR Election Analysis series Decoding the Polls deals with the outcome of Delhi Elections 2020 and the lessons it has in store for political parties.
February 7, 2020

Delhi Elections 2020: Edging to the final showdown

Even though legislative power is limited, it is always a matter of prestige for competing political parties to get a hold over the National Capital. With Delhi Elections just around the corner, in this episode of #DecodingthePolls, Dr D Dhanuraj […]
February 3, 2020

World economic Forum 2020: Relevance and its contribution to the world | CPPR Global High Tea

Will the world economic forum shed its elitist garb and deliver meaningful change? Gazi Hassan, Senior Research Associate talks about World Economic forum 2020 and its contribution to the world so far.
January 31, 2020

“Silver line”semi high speed corridor : Is it worth the money?| #CityBeats

Recently the centre approved Rs. 56443 crores for semi-high speed rail corridor between Trivandrum and Kasaragod for easier and faster commutation. In this episode of City Beats, Dr Dhanuraj (Chairman- CPPR) and Aiswarya Krishan (Project Associate, CPPR-Centre for Urban Studies) […]
January 21, 2020

“The Vikasarth Conversations” with Professor Oliver Hart and Justice A K Jayasankaran Nambiar

Centre for Public Policy Research, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), New York and Menon & Pai Foundation, Kochi organised the second edition of “The Vikasarth Conversations”. In this edition of “Vikasarth”, we hosted conversation between Professor Oliver Hart and […]
January 8, 2020

The Assassination of Qasem Soleimani: Possible Ramification | CPPR Global High Tea

In this edition of CPPR Global High Tea, Gazi Hassan, Senior Research Associate, CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies, talks about US-Iran tensions post-General Soleimani’s assassination its implications for the region. He also talks about the nature of conflict if it escalates […]
December 21, 2019

Jharakhand elections 2019: A curtain call for all parties involved

This episode of #DecodingThePolls delves into Jharkhand elections were the last phase of polling concluded yesterday . This election is a battle of prestige for the JMM considering their waning fortunes since 2014. With 3 phases of the election happening […]
December 11, 2019

Gauging the political pulse during these turbulent times | CPPR Political Observatory |

Amidst a dismal economic climate, crisis of governance at the states level and a waning democratic culture, is the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill indicative of the emergence of a new and self serving political narrative?
December 11, 2019

Afghan Peace Process: Geo Politics and India’s Approach | CPPR Global High Tea |

We are back with another episode of CPPR Global High Tea. US – Taliban peace talks are back on track. China and Russia are eagerly engaging Taliban. In such a situation does clinging on to a “wait and watch attitude” […]