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Integrated MPhil/PhD programme – CDS invites applications

CDS invites applications for admission to its full-time residential programme leading to Integrated MPhil/PhD in Applied Economics. The programme will commence on Tuesday, August 01, 2017.  The CDS Integrated MPhil/PhD Programme admits students from
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CDS invites applications for its MA programme

Centre for Development Studies (CDS) invites applications for its MA programme in Applied Economics for the academic year 2017-2018. The programme will commence on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Admission is open to Indian nationals as well as students fro
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Professor Sunil Mani has joined as the new Director of CDS

Prof Sunil Mani has joined as the new Director of Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram on 6th February 2017. Dr Mani is Chair Professor, NITI Aayog unit on Planning and Development at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Triv
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A Comparative Assessment of Development of Indian States:

A concept note for comments and suggestions. A research team at CDS is undertaking a comparative assessment of development of Indian states. A brief note on the conceptual framework, variables and methodology is placed here for so
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Award and Accolades

Ms. Shraddha Jain,  Ph.D scholar at CDS won this year's Sanjay Thakur Young Labour Economist Award, instituted by the Indian Society of Labour Economics. Mr. Sandeep Kumar Kujur, CDS PhD scholar got the best PhD student paper award for the paper
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PLACEMENT


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Recent Working Papers:

  S.Irudaya Rajan, Bernard D' Sami and S.Samuel Asir Raj Tamil Nadu Migration Survey 2015 WP 472 Vinoj Abraham MGNREGS: Political Economy, Local
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Just Published

The North–South divide in research and innovation is narrowing, says the UNESCO Science Report 2015  which was released just recently. Professor Sunil Mani of the Centre has written t
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The K N Raj Fellowships

The CDS is delighted to announce a series of two fellowship schemes in memory of Professor K N Raj. These schemes are targeted at Teachers in Economics and Researchers in Economics from any of the affiliated colleges, university departments, journ
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