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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Happy New Year and best wishes for a wonderful 2018!




Is Inclusive Growth Possible in India? The Challenge of the Agricultural Sector

Sanjoy Chakravorty, S. Chandrasekhar, and Karthikeya Naraparaju
January 1, 2018

In this issue of India in Transition, Sanjoy Chakravorty (Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University), S. Chandrasekhar (Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai), and Karthikeya Naraparaju (Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Indore) argue that structural conditions in Indian agriculture, especially the continuing fragmentation of land, pose a serious, perhaps insurmountable challenge to achieving inclusive growth.

Full Article

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CASI Student Programs

Penn students: Interested in a summer in India? Apply to the CASI Internship Program through Penn’s Global Internship Program. Applications are due on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EST). Applicants must meet with a GIP Advisor before submitting an application. CASI placements include: Aravind Eye Care System (Affordable Health Care), Shahi Exports (Labor and Rural-Urban Migration), Public Health Foundation of India (Public Health Research), LEAP Skills Academy (Education & Social Entrepreneurship), and Naandi Foundation (Public-Private Partnerships for Development).

CASI Student Programs Virtual Office Hours
Aparna Wilder, Associate Director, CASI Student Programs will host virtual office hours during the winter break.
Dates: Monday, January 9  — Tuesday, January 10 from 4-6 p.m.

Outreach Listserv
Stay up to date with CASI Outreach activities by sending an email to: 2018-casi-student-programs-outreach+subscribe@googlegroups.com

View the CASI Student Programs Video and read the blog to learn more about CASI student experiences in India! Follow CASI Student Programs on Instagram @casistudentprograms

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Aparna Wilder, Associate Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach apwilder@sas.upenn.edu

Upcoming Seminars

January 19, 2018, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"The Long Arm of Resistance: Gender-Equalizing Reform and Parental Care"

CASI Seminar with Rachel Brulé - Assistant Professor of Political Science, New York University Abu Dhabi

February 2, 2018, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Rebel Retirement Through Informal Exit Networks: Evidence from India"

CASI Seminar with Rumela Sen - Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Department of Political Science, Columbia University


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