Centre for Comparative Studies

December 21, 2016

Is Left govt in Kerala playing the Right tune to cater to state’s hyper nationalists?; The News Minute, December 19, 2016

Criticism pours in for the state government’s targeting of those who supposedly dishonour the national anthem. Chintha Mary Anil| Haritha John| The News Minute | Monday, December 19, 2016 Left sympathizers in Kerala are a surprised lot these days with […]
December 20, 2016

Myths and Realities of Demonetization

“Since India does not have a concrete GDP number, it is difficult to predict the decline in the country’s GDP due to demonetisation,” stated Dr N R Bhanumurthy, Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy. He was speaking at […]
December 14, 2016

Applications Invited for the Post of Project Associate at CPPR

Centre for Public Policy Research is for looking for a professional with management experience to join our team for the post of Project Associate. The Candidate should have 2 to 3 years of Project Management experience. Should have managed big projects and […]
December 13, 2016

The Unique Case of Kerala’s Treasury System

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on November 8, withdrawing the legal tender status of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes has received sundry response from different quarters. Even though various state governments have raised their concerns regarding demonetisation, opposition from […]
December 10, 2016

Concern over decline in number of inter-district buses; The Hindu, December 9, 2016

John L Paul | December 9,2016 | The Hindu Study calls for focus on providing commuters with a choice between KSRTC and private buses, with stress on comfort, speed and safety KOCHI: The shortfall in inter-district buses following new permit […]
December 7, 2016

Educational Policy in U.S- Tasks before the New Administration

Upon analysing the voting behaviour in the 2016 U.S.Presidential Election, one cannot help noticing how whites without a college degree (who constituted about one-third of the electorate) thronged in support of Donald Trump. 67 per cent of the white uneducated voters […]
December 5, 2016

Interaction with Students on: “Public Policy Making for Better Governance”

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman of Centre for Public Policy Research, interacting with the students of St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam, on “Public Policy Making for Better Governance”. The session was held on 2nd December, 2016 at St Teresa’s College, Ernakulam.
December 2, 2016

Proceedings of International Conference on The U.S. Presidential Election 2016

The one-day International Conference on ‘U.S. Presidential Election 2016’, conceptualised and organised by the CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies, Kochi in association with Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi, and South India American Studies Network – Kerala Chapter with the […]
December 1, 2016

Government’s Role in India’s Ailing Cold Storage Sector

Every year, India wastes about 18 per cent of fruits and vegetables, due to lack of post-harvest storage facilities. The cold storage sector has been one of the most undermined sectors in India, devoid of investment, in spite of various […]
November 24, 2016

Is Communist Kerala apathetic to Ease of Doing Business?

“Economic progress cannot be achieved without industrial progress.” The saying of the great social reformer Sree Narayana Guru was quoted by the Finance Minister (FM) of Kerala, Dr Thomas Issac, during this year’s budget speech. He may need to rework […]
November 23, 2016

Challenges to the Role of Private Participation in Public Transportation: A Case of Kerala’s Private Buses

The State of Kerala in 2012 through a notification stopped issuing new permits to inter-district buses in Kerala while exempting state run Kerala State Transport Corporation. This was the beginning of the government’s action against private operators as it eventually […]
November 21, 2016

Applications Invited for Paid Internship: To Study Labour Laws and Labour Reforms

Topic: To Study Labour Laws and Labour Reforms Duration: 2 months (Starting from 28 November 2016) Qualification: Law Students preferably 4th or 5th year Location: Kochi, Kerala Job Description: Assist in data collection and analysis Read and interpret data from various […]
November 18, 2016

Demonetisation: A Positive Step towards a Less Cash Society

The Prime Minister announcing the withdrawal of the legal tender status of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes was conceived as a surgical strike on black money. At the same time, the demonetisation of currency is intended to push the […]
November 17, 2016

Call for Internship to study the upcoming U.P. and Punjab Elections

Are you interested to be a part of upcoming U.P and Punjab Elections? Do you want to feel the pulse of the people? Will this be a game changer in Indian Politics ? Has the parties delivered on their manifesto […]
November 14, 2016

CPPR Experts analyses Why Donald Trump Won!!

CPPR Experts Prof K.C Abraham KC , Academic Director and Vinny Davis, Managing Associate, CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies analyses the major trends in 2016 US Election. They discussed the key factors that helped Donald Trump win his Presidential bid, […]