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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Public Purpose and Accountability in the Indian State

Akshay Mangla
December 1, 2014

In this issue of India in Transition, Akshay Mangla, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, argues that recent policy efforts to improve the accountability of public employees in India must go further to address the underlying norms and practices that lead to poor state performance.

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CASI Student Programs

Graduating Penn Seniors and Recent Penn Grads: Interested in conducting an independent research project in India? Now is the time to start planning your project! The Sobti Family Fellowship Fund is open and accepting applications! Application Deadline: January 23, 2015. Be sure to attend an Information Session led by past CASI Travel Funds Winners and CASI's Student Programs and Outreach Manager. The next one will be held virtually on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7 pm. Sign here

CASI will hold its annual Student Programs Open House on December 10, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. at CASI (3600 Market Street, Suite 560). Join us!

2014 CASI-Chirag Intern Caroline Kee’s essay in the Pennsylvania Gazette reflecting on her time in India was featured in Penn News Today on November 25.

Penn Students: Would you like to be added to the CASI Student Programs Outreach List? Send us an email.

CASI Summer Internship Alumni will start holding information sessions or “Chai Chats." Meet with CASI interns in a small group and hear more about their experiences. Applications are now open! Apply through IIP! CASI will be finalizing partner organizations by mid January, so keep checking the Student Programs website. 


Upcoming Events

Friday, December 5, 2014, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Bureaucratic Politics and Democratic Rights: Forging a Right to Education in India"

CASI seminar by AKSHAY MANGLA (Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School)

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