ISPP Policy Relay | State Capability: Do’s, Do Not’s and Donuts

Join us for our upcoming session of the ISPP Policy Relay, with American Development Economist, Lant Pritchett, RISE Research Director at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Previously, he was a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development and Professor of the Practice of International Development at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Professor Pritchett will be centering his session around the topic of “”State Capability: Dos, Do Nots, and Donuts”

We look forward to having you at the event!

Date: Saturday 24th April, 2021
Time: 6:30-7:30 PM IST
Link to Register: https://bit.ly/3twJ8n8
Venue: This session will be held on Zoom. Registrants will be sent the zoom link prior to the session”

Ask Us Anything with the ISPP Team

Join us to interact with the ISPP team in our “Ask Us Anything” session this Saturday. The ISPP team will be answer your questions regarding admissions, the curriculum, placements and more.
We would be delighted to have you at the event!
Date: 17th April, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM IST
Link to register: https://bit.ly/3s4VqBG
Registration time: 30 seconds

Open House with the Dean

Prospective scholars are invited to our virtual open house with Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, founding Dean at ISPP.
The session will address the admissions process, questions about academics at ISPP, and the opportunities that make the curriculum unique. The session is an opportunity to get queries addressed directly by the Dean, and get an exclusive glimpse into the programme.
We look forward to having you at the event!
Date: Sunday, 11th April, 2021
Time: 4-5 PM IST
Link to register: https://bit.ly/39F9Yle
Venue: This session will be held on Zoom. Registrants will be sent the zoom link prior to the session

ISPP Policy Relay: Behavioral Economics for Public Policy Impact

Behavioural insights have overhauled traditional economic thinking, leading to the birth of behavioural economics, which has vastly improved our understanding of decision-making – both rational and irrational.

Our upcoming session of the ISPP Policy Relay, Behavioral Economics for Public Policy Impact, we will be examining the scope of behavioral economics in the field of public policy. Our speaker for this session is Karan Arora, CEO of Behavioral Economics and Science Team (BEAST) and faculty at ISPP. This session, will give you a practical introduction to the scientific behavioural tools being used by ‘Nudge Units’ globally to help people make better decisions, and improve the impact of policy actions.
We look forward to having you at the event!

Date: Saturday, 3rd April, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM IST
Link to Register: https://bit.ly/3sCGfR9
Venue: This session will be held on Zoom.

ISPP Policy Relay One Year of COVID-19: Game Theory & Vaccination

The spread of infection like Covid-19 depends on interactions among people: individual A’s decision (e.g. to obtain vaccination or not) affects not only A, but also B, and vice versa. Game Theory is a way to model multi-person settings in which a player’s payoff depends on their own actions and those of others.
In our concluding session of the special seminar series “ISPP Policy Relay: One Year of Covid” we will have Dr. Krishna K. Ladha, esteemed faculty at ISPP and distinguished fellow, India Development Foundation examine the issue of vaccination using game theory while recognizing that our conclusions extend beyond vaccination.
To get a sneak peek into an ISPP classroom, join the webinar this Sunday, conducted by an ISPP faculty member.
To register: https://bit.ly/3rbznIT

ISPP Policy Relay: India’s Vaccination Strategy

There is a vaccine expectancy across the world. Millions are getting vaccinated every day. What is India's vaccination strategy? The price caps that have been imposed, will they be enough to incentivise the private sector? What more should we do, to improve the percentage of those vaccinated?

The Indian School of Public Policy invites you to its upcoming session of ISPP Policy Relay 2021 to mark one year of Covid-19 in India. The panel will be discussing India's Vaccination Strategy in this session.

The speakers are:

  1. Dr Shirshendu Mukherjee – Mission Director, Program Management Unit, (DBT-BIRAC-BMGF-Wellcome Trust)
  2. Sandhya Venkateswaran – Fellow, Lancet Citizen's Commission on Reimagining India's Health Systems and Ex-India Country Lead, Policy and Strategic Partnerships, BMGF
  3. Ali Mehdi – Senior Fellow and Lead, Health Policy Initiative, ICRIER Founding President, Inclusive Development Foundation
  4. Rajeev Ahuja – Development Economist

This session will be moderated by Amirullah Khan, Health Economist and Domain Expert at ISPP

We look forward to seeing you at the event. Register now!

Date: Sunday, 21st March, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM IST
Link to Register: https://bit.ly/3cvqnJq
Registration time: 30 seconds
Venue: This session will be held on Zoom Webinar

ISPP Policy Relay: One Year of COVID-19 in India

Indian School of Public Policy invites you to its fourth session of the ISPP Policy Relay 2021, marking one year of Covid-19 in India.
To mark a year since the pandemic enveloped the entire world, Indian School of Public Policy is organising a series of webinars on the different aspects of health and economics of health that impacted India. The inaugural session of the seminar series will host a panel of experts to discuss health finance in India and unpack various aspects like amount allocated for health in the 2021 budget, its implications, what worked and what didn’t while also analysing the roadmap going forward.
The speakers for this session are:-

  1. Amirullah Khan – Health Economist, Domain Expert at ISPP
  2. Usha Titus, IAS – Former Principal Secretary, Government of Kerala
  3. Aseem Prakash – Professor, School of Public Policy and Governance, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

This session will be moderated by Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Economist and Dean, ISPP.
We would be delighted to have you at the event!

Date: 14th March, 2021, Saturday
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM IST
Link to register: https://bit.ly/3v5fKWb
Registration time: 30 seconds

Ask Us Anything | Live Session with the ISPP Team

Join us to get live answers to your most pressing questions on all things ISPP in our “Ask Us Anything” session this Saturday. The ISPP team will provide answers to the most commonly asked questions related to admissions, the school, the programme and more. Round one admissions deadline is the 10th of March.

We would be delighted to have you at the event!

Date: 6th March, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM IST
Link to register: https://bit.ly/2O98I1R
Registration time: 30 seconds

ISPP Policy Relay: The Policy Landscape of Impact Investing with Kartik Desai

The Indian School of Public Policy invites you to its third session of the ISPP Policy Relay 2021. In this session, Kartik Desai, Executive Director of Asha Impact is going to talk about “The Policy Landscape of Impact Investing”.

We would be delighted to have you at the event!

Date: 27th February, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM IST
Location: This event will be hosted on Zoom webinar.
Link to register: https://bit.ly/3aF6pMK

Registration time: 30 seconds

ISPP Policy Relay: Webinar with Sanjaya Baru

The Indian School of Public Policy invites you to its next session of the ISPP Policy Relay 2021. In this session, Political Commentator, Policy Analyst and a faculty at ISPP, Sanjaya Baru is going to talk about his latest book “Beyond COVID’s Shadow: Mapping India’s Economic Resurgence”.

Edited by Dr Baru, the book brings together essays by several eminent and highly regarded contributors like C. Rangarajan, Subramanian Swamy, Bibek Debroy, Meghnad Desai, Amitabh Kant, Indira Rajaraman, Rama Bijapurkar, Omkar Goswami and many more, looking at various dimensions of the pandemic’s economic and social impact and of the macroeconomic policy response required for an Atmanirbhar Bharat.

To confirm your presence please register using the link below.

Date: 20th February, 2021
Time: 6 PM – 7 PM
Register: http://bit.ly/3pvTpgJ

This event is exclusively online and will be facilitated via Zoom.

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