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Jobs and Cities are Correlated

There are many ideas that economists agree upon. One such agreement is about the importance of foreign trade in helping economic growth. Another point of agreement is that cities are engines of growth and job creation.  The fuel that powers...

All Things Policy: The Secrets of Bengaluru’s Past

The recorded history of Bengaluru, one of India’s most dynamic cities, goes back well over a thousand years. However, it’s a past that offers us only the most tantalising glimpses – through hero stones, inscriptions, and elegant temples. Anirudh Kanisetti...

In Conversation with Sanjaya Baru

The Takshashila Institution hosted Sanjaya Baru on 8 January 2017, for a talk at Café Coffee Day Square, Bengaluru. Sanjaya spoke extensively about the motivation to bring forth the 1991 economic reforms in India. He also explained the landscape of...

Takshashila and HarperCollins India Conduct Book Discussion of India’s Wars

Takshashila and HarperCollins conducted a book discussion of Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam’s new book titled India’s Wars at the Air Force Officers Mess, Trinity Circle, Bengaluru on 17 October 2016. The participants of the discussion comprised AVM Arjun Subramaniam,...

Mt. Carmel College and Takshashila launch a new MA in Public Policy course

Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, in collaboration with the Takshashila Institution, is launching a Master of Arts in Public Policy course. The introductory batch of this two-year course is due to commence from June 2016. Applications are currently open. The course a...

Teaching Civic Leadership and Politics 101

The B.CLIP – the B.PAC Civic Leadership Incubation Programme is featured in Times of India, and quotes Takshashila’s Nitin Pai and Pavan Srinath. Politics 101 finds takers with youth leaders, doctors and autorickshaw drivers signing up, 29 November 2015, Times of India....

Anupam Manur’s talk on the global economy at Christ University

Anupam Manur, policy analyst at Takshashila Institution, was invited to give a talk to Masters students at Christ University, Bengaluru on 16 September, 2015. The talk was about the cause of Chinese economic slowdown and its impact on the global...

Nitin Pai at the Opportunity Town Hall

Nitin Pai moderated an Opportunity Town Hall to discuss, and propose solutions for the civic issues in Bengaluru on 22nd July 2015. The town hall was organised by ‘United Way of Bengaluru’,  a non-profit organisation working for increased community impact....

Nitin Pai’s ideas for Bengaluru covered in Times of India

Nitin Pai argued for turning Bengaluru into a Walker’s Paradise in a feature called “A blueprint for our city” in Times of India, Bengaluru edition, 18th May 2015. Excerpts from Nitin’s opinion piece: A few small steps could go a...