Chintan on 'An Austrian Perspective on India’s Experiment with Socialism'

Event Date: 02 Jul 2014; Time: 12 noon – 1.30pm
Venue: CCS Office, A-69, Hauz Khas
G P Manish, Assistant Professor of Economics in the Sorrell College of Business and a member of the Manuel H. Johnson Center of Political Economy at Troy University, will be at CCS on Wednesday 2 July 2014. His talk will provide a broad overview of his research into socialism in India. He will provide insights from Austrian economics and shed light on its effect on economic well being. He will also talk about the unique nature of Indian socialism as compared to the Soviet Union and its implications for contemporary India. Join us! Seats are limited, so please RSVP via email at the earliest to Manasi Bose (pr@ccs.in | +91 98107 72964).

Chintan on 'How to Look at Education Data in India'

Event Date: 23 May 2014; Time: 4-5:30 pm
Venue: CCS Office (New Delhi)

Varsha Joshi, will be at the CCS Office to talk about ‘How to Look at Education Data in India’ on Friday, 23 May, 4-5.30pm. Varsha is an IAS Officer of the 1995 batch. She worked in the Delhi, Chandigarh and Arunachal Pradesh offices before her current assignment as Director with the office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. She conducted the Census of India for Delhi in 2011. She is particularly interested in data for development, gender and education.

Seats are limited, so please RSVP via email at the earliest to Manasi Bose (manasi@ccs.in | +91 98107 72964).

Delivering Education: How the Rise of Private Schooling Changes Everything

Event Date: 20 Nov 2013; Time: 5:00pm–7.30pm
Venue: Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg, New Delhi 110001
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Friedman on India

Event Date: 15 Aug 2012; Time: 16:00-18:00
Venue: Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India

This Panel on India’s 65th day of independence, on Milton Friendman’s centennial year intends to re-introduce the economic policy reform dialogue of the 50’s and 60s that still bear relevance today to modern India and current policymaking by recognising Friedman’s commentary on Indian economic policy. Panelists include Swaminathan Aiyer, Consulting Editor for The Economics Times and a research scholar at The Cato Institute, Jaithirth Rao, Founder of Mphasis, and Parth J Shah, President of Centre for Civil Society.

Chintan Talk: Democracy, the “God” that Failed

Event Date: 18 May 2012; Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: Centre for Civil Society Office, New Delhi

A lecture by Economics Professor Christopher Lingle who is visiting from the Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala. The discussion will be centered on understanding what India conceives as democratic, just and necessary for individual success, freedom and economic growth for all. The talk is intended to understand how liberal economic principles can bring clarity and ownership to the mistake made in the past, and help identify the necessary principles we need to adopt to address poverty, illiteracy and livelihood limitations.