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Science and State Power in China

In May 2018, Chinese President Xi Jinping placed an ambitious proposition before the leaders of the country’s scientific community. He called on them to “aim for the frontiers of science and technology” and emerge as the “vanguards in innovation in...

China’s post-COVID economic recovery plan

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang outlined the government’s roadmap for a post-COVID economic recovery in his annual policy address before the National People’s Congress on Friday. There are three highlights from Li’s speech, which inform of future policy. The first is...

The three elements of China’s innovation model

In November 2018, the New York Times published a series that began with a story titled, The Land that Failed to Fail. The central argument of the piece is that defying Western expectations, the Communist Party has maintained its control in China while...

Panel discussion on Entrepreneurship and Public Policy

Takshashila’s head of policy research Pavan Srinath participated in a panel discussion on Entrepreneurship and Public Policy on Thursday, April 23 evening. The discussion was conducted by The Crowdworks in association with the coworking space BHive in Koramangala, Bangalore. Pavan...

Takshashila hosts a roundtable discussion with Dr Robert Shapiro

The Takshashila Institution hosted a round table discussion with Dr Robert Shapiro on “Intellectual property rights and innnovation”. Dr Shapiro, a prominent economist and former economic advisor to President Clinton recently co-authored an economic research paper with Dr Aparna Mathur...