Discussion Papers

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.

DP 192 Shipra Nigam

Discussion Paper: # 192

The Growth-Employment Relationship Since 2000

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.

DP 191 Dr 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

Dr.RamUpendraDas and JaydevDubey

Discussion Paper: # 190

Mechanics of Intra-Industry Trade and FTA: Implications for India in RCEP

by Ram Upendra Das and Jay Dev Dubey

Abstract: Worldwide, free trade agreements (FTAs) have remained a debatable issue.

DP 189 Dr Biswajit Dhar and Sabyachai Saha

Discussion Paper: # 189

An Assessment of India’s Innovation Policies

by Biswajit Dhar and Sabyasachi Saha

AbstractThis 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.

DP 188 Dr Biswajit Dhar and Sayan Samanta

AbstractThe 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

DP Dr Siddiq Wahid

Discussion Paper: # 187

The Changthang Borderlands of Ladakh: A Preliminary Inquiry

by Siddiq Wahid

DP 186-Dr Ram Upendra Das

Abstract: With the shift in the centre of economic gravity towards Asia, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) of the ASEAN+6 countries has assumed a new meaning.

DP 185 Amb V S Sheshadri

Discussion Paper: # 185

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

by V. S. Seshadri

Abstract: Efforts are underway to forge a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States and the European Union for which negotiations have commenced this year.

DP 184 Manmohan Agarwal and Sayan Samanta_0

Discussion Paper: # 184

Financial Crisis of 2008 and Shifting Economic Power: Is there Convergence

by Manmohan Agarwal and Sayan Samanta

Abstract: This paper analyses shifts in economic power over the last almost five decades. Developing countries and regions have increased their share of incremental world income and incremental world exports over this period.