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November 24, 2021

CPPR Book Discussion on Liberalism And The Free Society In 2021

Brad Lips (Author), CEO, Atlas Network D Dhanuraj (PhD), Chairman, Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi About The Book: Liberalism And The Free Society In 2021 Liberalism and the Free Society in 2021 takes a sober look at how institutions of […]
November 17, 2021

COVID-19 & Women Labour Force Participation Paradox in India

Introduction The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is an unparalleled tragedy in human history which has already killed more than 3.7 million people and brought economies world over to near recession.  Covid-19 saw India’s GDP per capita taking a nosedive as unemployment […]
November 3, 2021

Accelerating a green ‘drive’ for Kochi

Cochin International Airport Limited is all set to venture into the manufacturing of hydrogen-powered buses in Kochi. KOCHI: A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It’s where the rich use public transportation,” Gustavo Petro, a former […]
October 19, 2021

‘BIG THREE’ in the Covid era

The raging coronavirus pandemic has necessitated concentrated efforts to contain the spread of the virus, leading to ‘covidisation’ of the health system.  The diagnostic repurposing and redirection of funding, human resources, and infrastructure has led to neglect of other diseases. […]
September 2, 2021

Skills for Atmanirbhartha

Most innovations are products of human labour, genius and sacrifice. Nothing characterises this than the Covid-19 vaccines produced successfully by the medical community, which surmounted immense challenges in terms of time constraints, and lack of knowledge about the new virus. […]
July 19, 2021

COVID-19 and other pandemics in history: Lessons and findings

Introduction Since it began in 2019, Covid-19 pandemic has rendered people, economies and countries critically vulnerable. As warnings and preparations for a third wave are underway, it is  pertinent to look at the prominent pandemics in history for possible lessons […]
July 15, 2021

Mapping COVID-19 casualties in G7 countries: Lessons from Japan

Introduction G-7 countries are the most advanced industrial democracies of the world. Member countries are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US. Ever since their formation in 1975, G-7 countries functioned like the global elders to guide […]
July 1, 2021

Mapping the trajectory of women labour & GDP per capita during COVID-19 in India

On 24th March 2020, the Indian government announced its first lockdown to control COVID-19. What followed was a mass exodus of migrant workers from cities as industries & allied sectors closed down. India’s GDP per capita saw a fall & […]
June 21, 2021

Digital Health Systems in COVID-19: A Comparative Analysis of Taiwan and India

Introduction With the rapid spread of the Coronavirus and the growing population, monitoring public health is a herculean task for governments worldwide, opening avenues for information technology-based solutions within the health space. Thus, the public health sector requires the aid […]
June 11, 2021

Pandemic tales: Struggle is real, survival is tough

The fundamental issue for auto-taxi drivers is that the government has not declared them as a feeder service despite providing first and last-mile connectivity to the public transport system, said D Dhanuraj, chairman, Centre for Public Policy Research. KOCHI: Dileep […]
June 8, 2021

Himalayan tasks in a post-pandemic Kerala

When we talk about the kind of challenges that Kerala is going to face post -pandemic, it can be differentiated into health, economic, and social. Vaccinating the entire population of Kerala is bound to be a major hurdle. Now, Kerala […]
June 8, 2020

Changing Power Dynamics of US, China and EU amidst COVID

The COVID pandemic has proved detrimental to the health of the international system as the geopolitical tussle between the US and China shows no signs of abetting and even the EU, the only intact supranational entity, is fumbling in uniting its […]