Centre for Comparative Studies

December 19, 2014

A Study on Liberalizing Liquor Trade in India

Authors: Dr. D Dhanuraj and Mr. Rahul V Kumar * India is one of the world’s most restrictive places for trade and doing business. In 2014, it is ranked 110 out of 152 countries, in terms of economic freedom, by […]
December 8, 2014

Symbiosis of Universities and the Society: An American Experience

 I was on an official trip to the United States as part of the ‘International Visitor Leadership Programme’ (IVLP), last month. This gave me an opportunity to interact with the leading ‘Think tanks’ and ‘Universities and Academia’ in the US […]
August 11, 2014

Constraint to long-term strategy: Understaffing in the Indian Foreign Service

By Padmini Gopal* India’s GDP of US$1.8 trillion and an expected growth rate of 6.4 per cent in the year 2015 is a testament to India’s present status as a rising world power. Moreover, India’s present nuclear competence and clout, with almost […]
June 4, 2014

Will Modi’s Minimum government phase out the Civil Service?

Will Modi’s Minimum government phase out the Civil Service? The context for this question lies in an attempt by the author to understand the concept of Minimum Government and the theory behind it. In nominal terms ‘Minimum Government’ is a […]
March 17, 2014

Semester at Sea comes to Kochi

 Centre for Public Policy Research hosted “Semester At Sea” students for the fourth time. Four different sessions of lectures for three batches were held on 9th and 14th of March 2014. Almost 80 students guided by Prof. Henchman, Prof. Chandrasekhar […]
March 1, 2014

Expansion of RIMPAC Exercises to include Indian and Chinese Navies: An Assessment

By MA Athul* In June 2013 Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi announced that China will attend the Rim of the Pacific Exercises in June 2014.Yang made the announcement after the summit between US President Obama and Chinese president Xi Jingping[1]. […]
December 30, 2013

Dr. Happymon Jacob delivers the 5th CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series

Centre for Public Policy Research hosted the 5th edition of its Quarterly Lecture Series on the topic, ‘Indo-Pak Relations: What lies ahead?’ on Monday,23rd December, 2013 at Ernakulam Press Club,  Cochin, Kerala, India The first four editions hosted various prominent personalities including Shashi Tharoor (Indian Minister […]
December 21, 2013

CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014 Participants

PARTICIPANTS FOR THE CPPR-ATLAS WINTER SCHOOL 2014 We are extremely proud to announce the participants for the CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014- Public Policy Research Methods. The successful candidates undertook a rigorous selection process by the panel of experts. We have […]
September 9, 2013

CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in India launched

Dr Chandra Ranade, Adjunct Faculty of Virginia International University launched the CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in India (CIS) in Kochi on September 6th. On the occasion of the formal launch of CPPR-Centre for Comparative Studies in India, the keynote […]
August 20, 2013

CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies launched

CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies was launched on 16th August 2013 by Prof K.C Abraham, Academic Director, CPPR. During the launch, Dr D. Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR mentioned the need for a focused research approach so as to identify and resolve […]
August 19, 2013

‘U.S.-ASEAN ties crucial’, The Hindu

‘U.S.-ASEAN ties crucial’, The Hindu, 19th, August, 2013 http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/usasean-ties-crucial/article5037088.ece Ernest Bower, Senior Advisor and Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington D.C., spoke about pitfalls in U.S.A’s post-Cold War strategies and more at […]
February 13, 2013

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November 21, 2012

Prof KC Abraham(Academic Director,CPPR) Debates on American Election

Prof K.C Abraham, Academic Director of CPPR talks on American Election and its impact on India. He was participating in a live debate in leading Malayalam News Channel, Manorama News along with other experts. With Barrack Obama renewing his term […]
March 13, 2012

News in Deepika on 13-03-2012 , Wednesday

March 13, 2012

News in Desabhimani on 13-03-2012 , Wednesday