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Government initiatives for persons with disability

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Drivers of labour migration to Kerala

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Indebtedness in rural Kerala

Research Themes

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Poverty and Social Exclusion

The Kerala Model of Development which won accolades for high social development with low economic growth, also had its “outliers” or sections…
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Health and Demography

Dynamics of Kerala’s demographic transition— high life expectancy, low infant, child and maternal mortality, decreasing share of children and increasing share of…
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Governance and Public Service Delivery

A major area of interest of CSES is how services are delivered to the general public by government agencies. From time to…
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Education

Education has been a major research theme of CSES ever since its inception. Being located in Kerala, a region which received national…
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Labor and Migration

Labor studies is a prominent research theme pursued at the CSES particularly with a focus on labor market transformation in the state…
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Public Finance

Right from its inception, public finance was one of the core areas of research activity at the Centre. Issues related to state…
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Decentralization

Another major area of research where CSES has done various studies is that of Decentralization[23]; research done includes studies on service delivery,…
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Evaluation and Monitoring

CSES has undertaken several impact assessment/evaluation studies and monitoring of programmes in sectors such as livelihood, service delivery, health care, education, sanitation,…
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Technical Support Services

CSES extends scientific and technical support to various government departments and local governments in different areas such as Geographical Information System (GIS)…
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Gender Research Unit

In 2018, a dedicated unit to undertake interdisciplinary research on gender issues— GRU has been set up within the CSES. GRU aspires…
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Urban Research Unit

Impact and implications of urbanisation has been a cross-cutting theme addressed in several research projects of CSES. CSES has done extensive research…
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GIS

CSES uses digital mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services in its projects. Such projects include preparation of river bank atlas, digital…

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