Dialogues

CCS Socials: CCS Alumni Meet

Event Date: 16 May 2015; Time: 4-6.30pm
Venue: CCS Delhi office

Our alumni from across over a 100 programs form a strong cohort of individuals passionate about a society that promotes Choice and Accountability. CCS takes great pride in kick-starting the year with our extended family! Join us as we meet for a fun, informal gathering over snacks and drinks in the capital. Register Now. Contact Sadaf Hussain (programs@ccs.in | +91 99531 33868).

Launch of 'Poverty and Progress: Realities and Myths About Global Poverty'

Event Date: 13 May 2015; Time: 5:30pm
Venue: FICCI Conference Room, New Delhi
Pverty and Progress by Prof Deepak Lal

To read event report, media coverage, links to the photos click here. Watch the video coverage of the event here.

India launch of Deepak Lal's book 'Poverty and Progress: Realities and Myths About Global Poverty' published by Oxford University Press.

The greatest reduction of mass poverty in human history has occurred during the current era of globalizations. The world's poor are now catching up with the rich at a rapid pace in terms of human well-being-health, education, and life spans. In the book renowned economist Deepak Lal draws 50 years of experience around the globe to describe developing country realities and rectify misguided notions about economic progress.

Books will be available at the venue for sale @ Rs 450 per copy

Registration is required for your participation.

The participants are cordially invited for the tea & refreshments following the launch.

In collaboration with
FNF
FICCI
Oxford University Press

For more details please contact:
Debashish Pal debashish.pal@ficci.com | +91-9910257360 | 011-23487446
Manoj Mathew manoj@ccs.in | +91-9899307456 | 011-26537456
Nupur Hasija nupur.hasija@fnst.org | 011-26862064

Chintan on 'Prices 101' with Andrew Humphries

Event Date: 05 Mar 2015; Time: 3-5pm
Venue: CCS office

It is our pleasure to invite you to CCS Chintan. We are hosting Andrew Humphries on 5 March 2015 to explore market processes, the functioning and necessity of prices, and kinds of order that exist in society.

Andrew is former faculty at Michael Polanyi College (MPC), a three-year liberal arts program at University Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala. He received a B.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe and an M.Ed. from Endicott College. He was a Program Associate with CCS in 2011-12 where he facilitated short courses in political economy for college students.

Please RSVP to Manasi Bose (manasi@ccs.in | +91 98107 72964). Due to space limitations, this is an invitation-only event.

Chintan on ‘Understanding the Union Budget’ with Mrinalini Sapra

Event Date: 19 Feb 2015; Time: 3-5pm
Venue: CCS office

On 19 February 2015, Mrinalini Sapra will be at CCS to provide an overview of how to interpret and analyse the upcoming Union Budget. Mrinalini is a 2004 batch Indian Revenue Services Officer presently posted as Joint Commissioner of Income Tax (APA) in International Taxation Directorate, New Delhi. She completed her Bachelor’s in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University and went on to do a MSc in Economics at Warwick University UK. She has also recently completed Masters in Public Administration from National University of Singapore in 2014.

Join us for this important discussion! RSVP Manasi Bose (pr@ccs.in).

Chintan on ‘Harnessing the Market for Environmental Protection’ with Shreekant Gupta

Event Date: 03 Feb 2015; Time: 3-5pm
Venue: CCS office

Shreekant Gupta will explore free-market solutions to environmental challenges, on 3 February 2015. Dr Gupta is Associate Professor at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS). His research interests are in applied economics and policy including environment and development and climate change. Earlier, he has been a Fellow with National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi and headed the Environmental Policy Cell. He has also worked as an environmental economist at the World Bank at Washington DC focusing on macroeconomic policies and the environment in Sri Lanka, Ghana and Poland. Shreekant has served on several national and international committees on the environment including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 to which his contribution was recognised.

Join us for this important discussion! RSVP Manasi Bose (pr@ccs.in).