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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Happy New Year and best wishes for a wonderful 2020!

CASI in the News

CASI Distinguished International Fellow, Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao published a January 3, 2020 interview with Knowledge@Wharton titled "India’s Economy: When Will the Elephant Dance?"

Dr. Subbarao also gave a December 10, 2019 CASI Lecture at Penn titled "Will the Indian Elephant Dance Again?" where he discussed India’s rapid and occasionally spectacular growth performance over the last two decades and offered explanations for the current slow down.

Government Must Exercise Restraint, Hone Focus to Boost Economy

Devesh Kapur
January 6, 2020

In this issue of India in Transition, Devesh Kapur (Starr Foundation South Asia Studies Professor and Asia Programs Director, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University; CASI Senior Fellow; and former Director of CASI from 2006-18) discusses the NDA government's apparent underestimating of its long-term challenges and need to reorient itself to build the Indian economy.

Full Article

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CASI Student Programs

Applications for CASI's 2020 Travel Funds for Research competition are NOW OPEN!
CASI will provide up to $3,500 to Penn graduate students and $3,000 to Penn undergraduate students to conduct independent research projects in India over the summer.

Time is running out to apply for a Summer 2020 internship in India! APPLY NOW
Are you a Penn student interested in spending your summer in India? Apply by January 20, 2020 to one of CASI's six internship partners!

Read about the experiences of the 2019 Summer Interns and Travel Funds Recipients on the CASI Student Programs Blog. To receive as an email, go to casistudentprograms.com and enter your email on the bottom left “+follow” icon.

Learn More:

View the CASI Student Programs Video and follow CASI Student Programs on Instagram @casistudentprograms

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Laura Iwanyk, Assistant Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach, liwanyk@upenn.edu


Upcoming Events

February 6, 2020, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Residential Segregation in Urban India"

CASI Seminar with Sam Asher (Assistant Professor of International Economics, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University)

February 20, 2020, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Informal Sector Workers and the Politics of FDI: A Conjoint Experiment in India"

CASI Seminar with Nita Rudra (Professor of Government, Georgetown University)

March 19, 2020, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Urbanism at Water’s Edge: The Fluid Histories of Property in Calcutta"

CASI Book Talk with Author Debjani Bhattacharyya (Assistant Professor of History, Drexel University)

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.

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