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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, June 10, 2014

India Decides 2014

India: The Votes Are In
On May 19, The Asia Society New York hosted a discussion on India’s elections, the results, and what they mean for Asia and the world, with CASI Director, Professor Devesh Kapur, CASI Senior Fellow and CASI International Advisory Board (IAB) Member, Dr. Marshall M. Bouton, former CASI IAB Member, Ambassador Frank Wisner, and TIME Magazine’s World Editor, Bobby Ghosh.

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The Times of India
During the run up to the Indian election, CASI ran a major survey on social attitudes in India with 68,500 respondents across 24 states and union territories in conjunction with the Lok Foundation (India). A detailed analysis of the survey results were published throughout the month of March by CASI Director, Professor Devesh Kapur and colleagues, in a four-part series with The Times of India. Further information is available through CASI's new blog, IndiainTransition.com.

Read The Times of India Article Series

Mint Series
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has partnered with Mint newspaper to produce a 10-part series on the post-election national agenda. Authors of the new series will include CASI faculty and research affiliates, Devesh Kapur (CASI Director), Ashley J. Tellis (Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment and CASI IAB Member), Milan Vaishnav (Carnegie Endowment Associate), and C. Raja Mohan (Head, Strategic Studies and Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, and CASI 2013 Spring Distinguished International Scholar).

June 10, 2014, Dismantling the Welfare State
Surjit S. Bhalla

Read the Mint Article Series

The CASI bi-weekly e-newsletter has been extended to a weekly distribution throughout the spring to coincide with the India national election.


CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur published "Political Effects of International Migration" in the May 2014 issue of Annual Review of Political Science

Ashley J. Tellis (Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Member, CASI's International Advisory Board) has co-authored a new book along with Bibek Debroy (Professor, Center for Policy Research, New Delhi) and Reece Trevor (Research Assistant, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) titled Getting India Back on Track: An Action Agenda for Reform (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2014).


CASI Student Programs

CASI Interns are busy working on their projects and will be sharing their experiences on the blog throughout the summer. A few CASI Student Programs Alumni have promised to share their reflections too so be sure to check out their posts. You can receive each blog entry as an email by clicking “Follow” in the bottom right corner of the Student Programs blog: www.casistudentprograms.com and entering your email address.

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