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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Demonetization: The Politics of Visible Disruption

Akshay Mangla
January 30, 2017

In this issue of India in Transition, Akshay Mangla, Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School, examines the political logic behind the Indian government's abrupt demonetization of currency notes and discusses the broader implications for India's public institutions.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Development or Rent-Seeking? How Political Influence Shapes Infrastructure Provision in India"

CASI Seminar by Anjali Thomas Bohlken - Assistant Professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Friday, March 17, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Diverging Globalizations: National and Sectoral Pathways to Development in China and India"

CASI-CSCC Co-Sponsored Seminar by Roselyn Hsueh - Associate Professor of Political Science, Temple University


Friday, March 24, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics"

A Book Talk with Author Milan Vaishnav - Senior Fellow, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


Friday, March 31, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Metamorphoses of Media in Tamil Politics"

CASI Seminar by Francis Cody - Associate Professor, Anthropology and Asian Institute, University of Toronto


CASI Student Programs

The deadline for CASI Summer 2017 Internship applications for Penn students has now closed. Thank you to all who applied. CASI offers funding for independent research through our Travel Funds for Research Program up to $3,000 for undergraduates and up to $3,500 for graduate students for 8 weeks of independent research in India. CASI also offers a unique opportunity for graduating Penn seniors or recent Penn graduates to conduct independent research through the 9-month post-baccalaureate Sobti Family Fellowship.

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