CSES has been engaged in research in the areas of public finance, decentralisation, governance and service delivery, education, health, demography/migration, industry and natural resource management for more than two decades.  The Centre undertakes sponsored research as well as studies on its own in areas identified as priority concerns, without any external funding support.

Census Survey of Coir Units and Sample Survey of Coir Workers

This project was sponsored by the Directorate of Coir Development, Government of Kerala. The study involved a census of coir units in the state as well as a sample survey of coir workers. The survey among the coir units covered aspects such as occupational status of workers, extent of mechanization in spinning and weaving, capacity utilisation, details about machinery and acc

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Diagnostic Study of Handloom Industry- A Study of Two Clusters in Kerala

The study sponsored by the Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, was done in 2007. The study covered two handloom clusters in Malabar region.

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Evaluation of the Schemes under the Special Component Plan (SCP)

The study was conducted in 2003 for the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. This study covered the SCP in Ernakulam District of Kerala.

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Study on Grants in Aid Policies and Practices towards Secondary Education in Kerala

The study sponsored by the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi was done in 2005.

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