Discussion Papers

Abstract: RCEP member countries cover half the world population, 30 per cent of world GDP and a quarter of world trade.

Abstract: This paper presents new evidence on pre-mature deindustrialization being witnessed by India in terms of rising share of imports in final consumption.

Discussion Paper: # 207

Trade in High Technology Products Trends and Policy Imperatives for BRICS

by Sachin Chaturvedi, Sabyasachi Saha and Prativa Shaw

Abstract: This paper examines the emerging strength of BRICS in hightechnology trade. We reviewed trends in high-technology trade primarily in BICS (excluding Russia).

Discussion Paper: # 206

India-Africa Seed Sector Collaboration: Emerging Prospects and Challenges

by T.P. Rajendran and Amit Kumar

Abstract: India-Africa seed sector has promises for improving trade with various African nations.

Abstract: Development cooperation is an integral part of India’s foreign policy and India has been extending cooperation to its fellow developing countries even before its independence in 1947.

Abstract: India’s development cooperation efforts began soon after the country gained its independence in 1947. Indeed there are some incidences that date back to even pre-independence days.

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