Quick Take: Secular and non-secular perspectives of reality

Reading fiction and non-fiction in parallel did this to me! And the question made a constant machine like humming noise as I watched Ship of Theseus a few days back. What is reality? And why such visible difference in perception of reality by people across different cultures, religion and societies. That reality could be seen … Continue reading Quick Take: Secular and non-secular perspectives of reality

Understanding Public Policy Research – A schematic

Here is a ‘discipline neutral’ way of understanding policy research. This stuff comes out from a course on Introduction to Policy Research that I take this term. Interestingly enough this is the first time that we have a specific course titled as that – Public Policy, as a part of any graduate program in an … Continue reading Understanding Public Policy Research – A schematic

Paving the road to hell with agricultural productivity

Here is a brief of a new policy study that my colleague Praveena and I begin this month. We are excited about this idea as agriculture and development has been sectors of our interest since long and that a sector fatigue (from our work in water sector) is slowly kicking in. We would sharpen this … Continue reading Paving the road to hell with agricultural productivity