School of
Public Policy and Governance
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Overview

Established in the year 2013, the School of Public Policy and Governance (SPPG) is a unique endeavour to educate young professionals in public policy and governance. The school provides interdisciplinary foundational training in Ethics and Policy, Economics (including econometrics), Law, Political Science, and Sociology.  It encourages students in applied analysis by developing institutional designs that can transform public services.

With a firm grounding in the core courses, students are expected to choose and specialise in specific policy area concentrations (henceforth PACs). These concentration areas include Regulation and Institutional Reform, Urbanisation, and Social Conflict and Public Policy.

The archetypal SPPG graduate – whichever be her chosen policy concentration - is led through a combination of classroom and hands-on experiential learning methods to think through operational frameworks for accountable governance and the ways and means of achieving the human opportunities that lead to a just society. In service of these goals, students ...

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Research

The research agenda of the School is organised around three Policy Area Concentrations, namely - Regulation and Institutions, Urbanisation and Social Conflict and Public Policy.

Policy Area Concentrations

The Policy Area Concentration on Regulation and Institutions works against the backdrop of a multi- dimensional shift in policy making under the new ...