Discussion Paper: # 92
by Tiziana Bonapace
Abstract: Regionalism has become a key component of the new international order. It offers to the governments of developed and developing countries a new and attractive complementary strategy to multilateralism.
Discussion Paper: # 91
by Mukul G. Asher and Rahul Sen
Abstract: This paper argues that India’s unilateral liberalization policies since the early 1990s, and purposeful and strategic pursual of its Look East Policy has resulted in considerably greater integration with the rest of Asia than is
Discussion Paper: # 90
by Eric Teo Chu Cheow
Abstract: As the spread of SARS had shown last year, the longer-term goal of an East Asian Community (ASEAN, China, Japan and South Korea) may already be crystallizing much faster than was initially thought, thanks to increasing people-to
Discussion Paper: # 89
by Yao Chao Cheng
Abstract: The 21st century, as being said the world over, will belong to Asia. The regional economic cooperation in Asia is developing fast and well with the ASEAN as a center and with the positive participations of major Asian nations su
Discussion Paper: # 88
by K.J. Joseph
Abstract: It is generally understood that while the IT software and service sector in India recorded unprecedented growth rate in a sustained manner for more than a decade and established credibility in the international market, the hardw
Discussion Paper: # 87
by Sachin Chaturvedi
Abstract: This paper explores the various options available within the framework of regional cooperation for addressing issues like poverty alleviation and food security in the Asian region.
Discussion Paper: # 86
by Indra Nath Mukherji
Abstract: Four rounds of exchange of trade concessions have taken place under the South Asian Preferential Trading Arrangement (SAPTA). Initiated since December 1995, negotiations under SAPTA have been based on Positive List approach.
Discussion Paper: # 85
by Ram Upendra Das
Abstract: Traditionally, the textiles and clothing industry has been considered as one of the relatively more labour-intensive manufacturing industries in which developing countries have had comparative advantage mainly o
Discussion Paper: # 84
by Rajesh Mehta and Parul Mathur
Abstract: The main objective of this paper is to develop a framework for forecasting of India’s annual exports at regular intervals, which would be carried out for principal trading partners and their pri
Discussion Paper: # 83
by Vijay Kumar Kaul
Abstract: Indian chemical industry, traditionally insulated from rest of the world, of late has been exposed to global competition.