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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Inter-Group Inequality and Voting Behavior: Evidence from India

Pavithra Suryanarayan
August 15, 2016

In this issue of India in Transition, Pavithra Suryanarayan, Assistant Professor, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, finds that variations in economic and social inequality between caste groups in the Indian states can explain why we observe caste-based voting in some places and not others.

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CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur, and Anit Mukherjee (Assistant Professor, South Asia Programme, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, and CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar) published "A Fleeting Opportunity" in the August 10, 2016 issue of The Hindu.







CASI Student Programs

CASI Summer Interns and Travel Award Winners are wrapping up their projects and heading home. Check out the CASI Student Programs blog to learn more about their internships, travels, and experiences. To receive the blog updates as an email, click on the plus sign in the bottom right corner and enter your email address. You can also follow CASI Student Programs on Instagram @casistudentprograms

A blog post titled "My Lovely Students" by LEAP Skills Academy intern, Faty Kane W'19, was featured as "Connected" in the August 15, 2016 issue of Penn News Today.




A blog post titled "God's Own Country" by Jana Urban Foundation intern, Katerine Jimenez C'17, was featured as "In India" in the August 10, 2016 issue of Penn News Today.



A blog post titled "Some Thoughts on Smoking Awareness in India" by Shahi Exports intern, Alexi Chacon C'19, was featured as "Shock Value" in the August 8, 2016 issue of Penn News Today.



View the new CASI Student Programs Video and learn more about CASI student experiences in India!

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


CASI Welcomes Summer 2016 Visiting Scholar, Thomas Lacroix

Thomas Lacroix is a CNRS Research Fellow in geography, Deputy Director of Migrinter (University of Poitiers), and Associate Editor of Migration Studies.

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