Discussion Papers

Discussion Paper: # 202

Science, Technology, Innovation in India and Access, Inclusion and Equity: Discourses, Measurement and Emerging Challenges

by Sachin Chaturvedi, Krishna Ravi Srinivas and Rashmi Rastogi

Abstract: The role of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in economic growth is well accepted.

Abstract: The establishment of the India-Brazil-South Africa Trilateral Cooperation Forum (IBSA), formalised by the Brasilia Declaration in 2003 is a distinctive international trilateral development initiative to promote SouthSout

Discussion Paper: # 200

Foreign Direct Investment and Poverty Reduction: India in Regional Context

by Manmohan Agarwal & Pragya Atri

AbstractIt is widely proclaimed that capital account liberalisation would immensely benefit developing economies because once capital controls are lifted capital would flow from the capital abundant rich countries to th

Discussion Paper: # 199

Towards 'Make in South Asia': Evolving Regional Values Chains

by Ram Upendra Das

Abstract: One of the most important ways in which several of the common developmental challenges in South Asia could be addressed is by focusing on manufacturing.

Abstract: Ethiopia is one of the few countries in Africa with whom India has enjoyed a long standing partnership in development cooperation.

Abstract: While India’s emergence as a rising economic power is an outcome of dynamic advantages based on technological learning and skills, innovation driven competitiveness has been much less prominent.

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.

Abstract: Technological interventions have contributed to increased yields and food security.

DP 194 Ravi Srinivas

Discussion Paper: # 194

Synthetic Biology in India: Issues in Risk, Power and Governance

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.

DP 193 Amit Kumar

Discussion Paper: # 193

Nanotechnology Development in India: An Overview

by Amit Kumar

Abstract: Nanotechnology has been heralded as a revolutionary technology by many scholars worldwide.