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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Happy New Year and Best Wishes for a Wonderful 2024!

Economic Growth, Structural Change, and Women’s Earnings in India

Amit Basole & Rosa Abraham
January 1, 2024

In the latest issue of India in Transition, Azim Premji University professors Amit Basole and Rosa Abraham examine what the long run trends in the share and composition of the female workforce in the course of India’s structural transformation mean for the gender earnings gap.

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CASI 2024-25 Postdoctoral Research & Climate Fellowship Opportunities

CASI is offering Postdoctoral Research & Climate Fellowship Opportunities for 2024-2025! (Application review begins Wednesday, January 10, 2024)

Read More & Apply

Please direct questions to casi@sas.upenn.edu

Call for Abstracts for "Cultures of Datafication" Workshop

"Cultures of Datafication In & Across South Asia," an April 12-13, 2024 workshop at Penn organized by CASI 2022-23 Sobti Family Fellow Kim Fernandes, Rahul Mukherjee, Zehra Hashmi, Sandeep Mertia, and Ranjit Singh, seeks to bring together interdisciplinary researchers and practitioners thinking about historical and emergent trajectories of data-driven knowledge production in South Asia.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

CASI Student Programs

Applications are now OPEN for 2024 Summer Internships in India!
CASI is offering fully-funded, 8-10 week summer internships to Penn students eager to explore modern India. Summer 2024 volunteer internships in India are being offered at these partners:

Aravind Eye Care System - Affordable Healthcare
Public Health Foundation of India - Public Health Research
Shahi Exports - Labor and Rural-Urban Migration

Deadline to Apply: Monday, February 5, 2024, 11:59pm EST

For more summer internship information, visit:

  • CASI Student Programs Open House at CASI
    Thursday, January 18, 2024, Time TBD
    133 S. 36th Street, Suite 230 (PCPSE)
  • CASI Table at the CURF and Career Services Fair
    2024 Penn Summer Opportunities and Funding Resources Fair
    Friday, January 26, 2024, 2:00-4:00pm,  Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall

Read all about the CASI 2023 Summer Interns and Summer Research Grant recipients' experiences on the CASI Student Programs Blog!

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Juni Bahuguna (Assistant Director, Student & Visitor Programs) at junib@sas.upenn.edu

Upcoming Events

2023-24 CASI Seminar Series details for Spring 2024 will be available soon!

CASI 2023 Data Seminar Series Videos Available

CASI's 2023 Data Seminar Series—practitioner-focused and aimed at researchers, students, academics, journalists, those in government, and private firms who use data in their work, and would like to be exposed to an exciting dataset with which to work—concluded in December.

CASI owes a huge debt of gratitude to Rukmini S. (Independent Data Journalist; CASI Fall 2022 Visiting Fellow) for her brilliant leadership of this remarkable series. Our deep thanks also to all the speakers! View the videos of all 12 seminars in the series.

CASI 2022-23 Annual Report

CASI's 2022-23 Annual Report is available! View our highlights from the past year and learn about some of our plans for the coming year.

Campus Location

CASI's office is located close to the heart of Penn's campus at the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics at 133 South 36th Street (Suite 230) Philadelphia, PA 19104-6215.

Please note: CASI is operating on a hybrid schedule.

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