The ISPP Policy Review (IPR) is a scholar-run policy journal of the Indian School of Public Policy.
The discourse around public policy issues has for long been the prerogative of the elite. IPR aims to tackle this bias by enhancing access to these conversations through an approach of rigorous analysis and research.
The Mission of IPR is to serve as a bridge between academia and praxis and establish its platform as a valuable resource for policy and development practitioners, academics, industry leaders as well as students and other members of civil society.
Kavya Datla graduated with a B.A. Economics from Ethiraj College for Women. She has worked on data-driven policy on sanitation and has volunteered at the Hibiscus Foundation for Social Welfare, leading projects on gender and tobacco abuse. Her interests lie at the intersection of gender, education, and technology. As a policy scholar, Kavya aims to delve into the realm of policy journalism. As Commissioning Editor of the IPR, Kavya hopes to make credible policy journalism accessible to all.
Rishabh graduated with a B.A. Honours (Humanities and Social Sciences) from the University of Delhi. With a background in interdisciplinary studies, he focuses on Politics, Economics and Journalism. He has worked with NGOs like the Confederation of Young Leaders (CYL), and the Alexis Foundation. Previously, he led the public policy vertical of an online academic blog, Youth Policy Review (YPR). His key interests lie in international relations and political economy. He is keen to explore the interdependent relationship between the foreign and domestic policies of a nation. As a member of the IPR, he wants to make the public policy discourse accessible to everyone.
Tanaya graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in Economics and a minor in International Relations from Ashoka University. She has previously interned with the Security Studies team at Carnegie India and worked on policy research at the office of Dr. Amar Patnaik, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha). Additionally, she has also worked with Behind the Scenes, an NGO geared towards blue collared employees, as their Content and Research Head. She is interested in the intersection of international relations, economics and public policy. As part of IPR, she wishes to create an accessible platform that facilitates greater engagement with the discipline of public policy.
Aditya completed his M.A in Political Science from University of Calcutta where he specialised in Development Politics. He has previously worked as a field intern at the West Bengal Human Rights Commission where he documented cases and complaints that the Commission received. He has also worked as a Learning Assistant at The Takshahila Institution where he helped conduct workshops on Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Policy and Technology Policy. His research interests lie in the intersection of technology and Society, behavioural sciences and Health Policy. As part of IPR, his main goal is to contribute to building a space that is both academically rigorous but at the same time accessible to the public.