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India’s economic footprint in the developing world
International Affairs | Neighbourhood | Indian Foreign Policy | Economics and Finance | Multilateralism | Economic Diplomacy | International Trade and Investment Sep 13, 2023

India’s economic footprint in the developing world

The world is witnessing a paradigm shift: India is becoming a more active player not only in contributing goods, services and training, but also in shaping the global development agenda itself. This Brief is a map of India's growing economic footprint in the developing world. ...

Swine Flu: Challenges and Impact on the Indian EconomY
Domestic Politics and Governance | Indian Economy | Healthcare | Development | Sustainable Development Sep 13, 2023

Swine Flu: Challenges and Impact on the Indian EconomY

Swine flu has seen a worrisome spread in India recently, and there are fears of another resurgence in the coming months. This issue brief explores the economic impact of swine flu and the challenges India faces in fighting the disease. ...

Atithi Devo Bhava?
International Affairs | Indian Foreign Policy | Economic Diplomacy Sep 13, 2023

Atithi Devo Bhava?

This issue brief analyses recent reforms of the Indian tourist visa process, addresses shortcomings and suggests ways in which to make the e-tourist visa effectively benefit the Indian economy. ...

An ‘India Exception’ and India-US Partnership on Climate Change
International Affairs | Indian Foreign Policy | US Foreign Policy | Energy | Climate Change | Coal | Energy Efficiency Sep 13, 2023

An ‘India Exception’ and India-US Partnership on Climate Change

The authors propose an 'India exception' in global climate talks as the only realistic pathway to a global climate deal, which could also be a key tool in cementing stronger ties between India and the US, two critical actors in the evolving international order. ...

Capital Flows in the Quantitative Easing Era: Building Resilience in Emerging Economies
Economics and Finance | Financial Markets Sep 13, 2023

Capital Flows in the Quantitative Easing Era: Building Resilience in Emerging Economies

This paper highlights the risks that emerging economies are exposed to given the extended use of Unconventional Monetary Policies in advanced economies. It also explores how financial resilience of emerging economies can be increased to ensure stable economic growth. ...

Gender and Identity on Social Media
Domestic Politics and Governance | Development | Gender | Media and Internet | GENDER ISSUES | Sustainable Development | Media | Social Inclusion Sep 13, 2023

Gender and Identity on Social Media

This Issue Brief looks at the world of digital spaces and analyses issues such as the politics of silencing women; propriety; and health and gender-specific vulnerabilities. ...

The Changing Contours of Regionalism and Multilateralism in a Globalised World
International Affairs | Multilateralism Sep 12, 2023

The Changing Contours of Regionalism and Multilateralism in a Globalised World

This issue brief looks at the trends of regionalism and multilateralism, their importance and evolution in an age of problems without borders that require regional or global solutions. ...

Taliban 2.0: Stronger or Moving Towards Fragmentation?
International Affairs | Terrorism Sep 07, 2023

Taliban 2.0: Stronger or Moving Towards Fragmentation?

Two years after the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan, the debates around whether the group remains intact or has become divided have surfaced once again. In the immediate aftermath of the fall of Kabul in August 2021, there were speculations that the country could ...

The 20th Party Congress and China’s New Roadmap
International Affairs | Artificial Intelligence Aug 28, 2023

The 20th Party Congress and China’s New Roadmap

The 20th Party Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in October 2022 and the subsequent leadership reshuffle gave a new mandate to a ruling elite that will sit at the helm till 2027. It happened at a time when the CPC is facing ...