Discussion Papers

Discussion Paper: # 127

Brazilian Economy: Recent Evolution and New Perspectives for South-South Cooperation

by Maria Lúcia L.M. Pádua Lima

Abstract: The paper begins by analysing the Brazilian economic development stressing the external sector of its economy.


Discussion Paper: # 126

Welfare Gains from Regional Economic Integration in Asia: ASEAN+3 or EAS

by S.K. Mohanty and Sanjib Pohiti

Abstract: The experiences of Asian countries suggest that the region has substantial economic potentials and synergies between these countries can be better tapped with comprehensive economic cooperation.


Abstract: This paper summarizes the conceptual rationale for investment liberalization to fully exploit the potential of regional trading arrangements.


Abstract: The prospective entry of generic dominated Indian pharmaceutical sector in the ambit of new technologies is likely to give filip to emergence of strong biopharmaceutical sector.It is pertinent in this context to draw a p


Discussion Paper: # 122

Community-based Rights and IPR Regime: Revisiting the Debate

by Srividhya Ragavan & Jamie Mayer


Discussion Paper: # 121

India’s Rising Role in Asia

by Mukul G. Asher


Discussion Paper: # 120

Relevance of ‘Policy Space’ for Development: Implications for Multilateral Trade Negotiations

by Nagesh Kumar and Kevin P. Gallagher


Discussion Paper: # 119

India-Sri Lanka Bilateral Free Trade Agreement: Six Years Performance and Beyond

by Saman Kelegama And Indra Nath Mukherji

Abstract: India-Sri Lanka Bilateral Free Trade Agreement signed in1998 was a pioneering attempt in the direction of trade liberalization in South Asian region.


Abstract: Several South Asian countries have joined the current wave of bilateral and sub-regional free trade agreements (FTA) in the region.