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 […]
In this episode of #PoliciesonCOVID, Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR and Nissy Solomon deliberates on Kerala model of fight against COVID. They highlight that this model is not an overnight success story and hence may not be easy to emulate […]
There has certainly not been a global event resembling this scale in our lifetime. Senior Research Associate Gazi Hassan discusses why COVID-19 is bound to disrupt the landscape of geopolitics, global economy, & the liberal international order.
From contact tracing to creating buffer zones around #COVID19 clusters, India is using mapping and location-tracking technology to fight the pandemic. Maps have been used to assess and tackle diseases at least since the 1850 cholera outbreak in London. IndiaSpend looks at […]
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.
Liquor dependence is not just a problem of the consumers in Kerala, but a problem of the State government too. Each time, during a crisis, and many times even without a crisis, any policy on liquor has often led to […]
CPPR Senior Fellow Rijo John comments in a article published in The New Indaian Express on the COVID 19 Is the worst over for Kerala? While that maybe too early to say, though the number of fresh Covid-19 cases daily […]
Democracy is government by discussion. The India Government, in announcing the nationwide lockdown in response to the global coronavirus blitzkrieg, appeared to have rewritten this definition. It now reads: democracy is government by action. This invariably leads to two questions: […]
Swapna Jambhekar The situation has never been so fluid. The number of COVID-19 cases is constantly changing and as new data is collected, responses to the pandemic are evolving. It is still too early to comment on or analyse either […]
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 […]
In order to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, many countries are under lockdown and this has resulted in a reduced demand for fuel to a considerable level with prices falling to their lowest in 18 years, dropping below […]
The article tries to look at the need for large-scale investments in the health sector, funding the research and management of pandemics; role and use of artificial intelligence to create a more efficient health system to manage and control pandemics; […]
There is an urgent need to move at least parts of the manufacturing industry out of China to new manufacturing centres in other parts of the world, including India, to avoid the type of disruptions that were witnessed following the […]