Discussion Paper: # 196
by Manmohan Agarwal
Abstract: This paper examines the implications of the establishment of the New Development Bank (NDB) and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) for the international financial system and for the BRICS countries.
Discussion Paper: # 195
by Sachin Chaturvedi and Sahil Arora
Abstract: Technological interventions have contributed to increased yields and food security.
Discussion Paper: # 194
by Krishna Ravi Srinivas
Abstract: Synthetic biology is an emerging technology that can facilitate ‘design’ and ‘creation’ of micro-organisms which may not be found in nature.
Discussion Paper: # 193
by Amit Kumar
Abstract: Nanotechnology has been heralded as a revolutionary technology by many scholars worldwide.
Discussion Paper: # 192
by Shipra Nigam
Abstract: This discussion paper is a brief assessment of the employment challenge that become manifest in the Indian economy during the past decade.
Discussion Paper: # 191
by Biswajit Dhar
Abstract: In 2009, the European Union (EU) proposed to use border carbon measures, which could take the form of a direct or indirect “carbon tax”, against imports from its partner countries that were not following its emi
Discussion Paper: # 190
by Ram Upendra Das and Jay Dev Dubey
Abstract: Worldwide, free trade agreements (FTAs) have remained a debatable issue.
Discussion Paper: # 189
by Biswajit Dhar and Sabyasachi Saha
Abstract: This paper presents a detailed overview of the innovation policy framework in India in order to assess its role in innovations and enterprise development in the Indian industry.
Discussion Paper: # 188
by Biswajit Dhar and Sayan Samanta
Abstract: The growing dominance of the service sector in South Asian economies suggests that the development potentials that these economies can realise depend on their ability to get the fast growing younger cohort of th