Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) is a New Delhi–based autonomous policy research institute that specialises in issues related to international economic development, trade, investment and technology. RIS is envisioned as a forum for fostering effective policy dialogue and capacity-building among developing countries on global and regional economic issues.
The focus of the work programme of RIS is to promote South-South Cooperation and collaborate with developing countries in multilateral negotiations in various forums. RIS is engaged across inter-governmental processes of several regional...
Interactive Session on “Affordable Housing for All” with Mr Amarjeet Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development
Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) Forum Lecture Series - Third STIP Forum Lecture ‘Technology and Indian Foreign Policy: Trends and Opportunities’
Regional Consultation on "Development of North East India and India's Act East Policy: A Quest for Synergy
Regional Consulation on "Development of North East India and India's Act East Policy: A Quest for SynergyGuwahati, Assam-24/10/2017 to 25/10/2017
G.Parthasarathi Conference Hall , RIS, Delhi | 3 PMDelhi-06/10/2017
This paper attempts to look into the various issues involved in the debate on geographical indications in the background of EU-India cooperation. While Section II deals with the conceptual aspects of GI and explains India’s stand, Section III looks into the on-going debates in the TRIPs council...
The issues of environmental regulation and international competitiveness revolve around the question of harmonization of standards and it is generally observed that competitive deregulation could lead to downward harmonization of environmental standards. In the context of WTO, the nature of...
This paper attempts an analysis of changing India’s export behaviour during 1960/61 to 1999/2000. Broadly, there are two sharply divided views on the India’s export behaviour. While the predominant view stresses the importance of supply and policy related constraints, other studies find the...
The main objectives of this study are: (i) to examine the coverage of the environment related to non-tariff measures (NTMs) in different product groups of the EU’s imports, and the role of other NTMs in limiting the market access of developing countries, (ii) to analyze the structure of ad...
The paper attempts to get to the ground realities prevailing in India as far as the application of SPS measures is concerned. After detailed introduction, Section II of the study takes a quick overview of the salient features of the agro food exports and the food processing industry in India....
The paper attempts to empirically verify the impact of economic liberalization on the R&D behaviour of Indian pharmaceutical firms controlling for the effects of several firm specific characteristics including firm size. The study suggests several policy measures to further indigenous...