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Gujarat: Economically upfront, but far behind in health
Dec 06, 2017

Gujarat: Economically upfront, but far behind in health

The impact of high economic growth on health and nutrition outcomes in Gujarat has been mixed.

Harnessing digital financial inclusion under the G20 Digital Economy Agenda 2023
Feb 08, 2022

Harnessing digital financial inclusion under the G20 Digital Economy Agenda 2023

Under India’s G20 presidency in 2023, it has the opportunity to advance digital financial inclusion in the agenda to allow an inclusive COVID-19 rec

Has IMF overlooked GST disruption in its India projections?
Jul 26, 2017

Has IMF overlooked GST disruption in its India projections?

IMF’s growth projections for FY2017 seem a little optimistic — economic growth will be lower than 7.2%. Likewise, its growth projections for FY201

How economic reforms influenced India’s foreign policy conversations
Jul 24, 2021

How economic reforms influenced India’s foreign policy conversations

The reforms generated rapid economic growth and transformed the way India engaged with the world.

How the Covid pandemic is souring India’s $5 trillion dream
Aug 03, 2020

How the Covid pandemic is souring India’s $5 trillion dream

Rather than having an ambition of $5 trillion economy that seems almost unattainable by 2024, it is now important that the next three years focus on the creation of better provisions of public goods and services like health.

Impact Investments in India: Towards Sustainable Development
Jun 24, 2020

Impact Investments in India: Towards Sustainable Development

Conventional investments cater to investors who intend to gain financial returns. Other investors whose aim is to generate a positive social or environmental impact at a decent rate of return, turn to “impact investments” for their purpose. Mobilised to finance social enterprises, impact investments assume three primary forms: embedded, integrated, and external. This paper discusses the ideas of impact investment and social enterprises, and o

In search of China's grand strategy
Apr 19, 2017

In search of China's grand strategy

It is evident that China's grand-strategic priorities are tilted towards continued economic growth under the CPC watch.

Increasing influence of regional parties in foreign policy
Nov 24, 2011

Increasing influence of regional parties in foreign policy

The politics of Centre-State relations has been a powerful force in shaping India's foreign policy. India's rapid economic growth has furthermore given a new found influence to regional parties, leading to their disproportionate influence over the formulation of foreign policy.

India must raise its Asian Game
Jun 21, 2013

India must raise its Asian Game

For a decisive role in the region's future, India must accelerate its economic growth, build a stronger security partnership with Washington, contain the boundary dispute with China, and strengthen ties with key Asian middle powers.

India's Demographic Dividend: Where are the jobs?
Apr 11, 2013

India's Demographic Dividend: Where are the jobs?

With the labour force participation rate expected to rise significantly in the coming years in India, it is imperative that the government formulates a common policy on business development and regulation. India's high economic growth story cannot be taken for granted.

India's next growth engine
Jun 18, 2018

India's next growth engine

A digital revolution in MSMEs' access to credit might accelerate growth and prosperity - if policymakers focus on simplicity, access, and human capital.

India, Kenya and the Afro-Asian Century
Jan 26, 2022

India, Kenya and the Afro-Asian Century

While the promise of the “Afro-Asian century” is real, it will be tempered by two factors: economic and population growth

India: Aiming for Sustainable Global Value Chains and a net-zero transition
Oct 19, 2022

India: Aiming for Sustainable Global Value Chains and a net-zero transition

Indian businesses will play a crucial role in championing climate change action while simultaneously integrating it into sustainable GVCs

Indian Consumption Expenditure Survey: Focusing beyond the trends
Mar 29, 2024

Indian Consumption Expenditure Survey: Focusing beyond the trends

By studying India’s consumption patterns over time, effective policies can be undertaken to boost India’s economic growth

India–UAE CEPA: कैसे अपनाया जाए एक समग्र दृष्टिकोण!
Jul 31, 2023

India–UAE CEPA: कैसे अपनाया जाए एक समग्र दृष्टिकोण!

यूएई और भारत सीईपीए मंच का अधिकतम लाभ उठाने के लिए, भारत औ�

India’s economy is ailing from more than COVID19
Jun 30, 2020

India’s economy is ailing from more than COVID19

The virus is only going to make a growth slowdown caused by declining investment even worse.

India’s G20 presidency: Confronting a China challenge
Feb 03, 2023

India’s G20 presidency: Confronting a China challenge

There is a growing uneasiness among the Chinese circles that India will use the G20 platform to push for its interests

India’s moonshot: Powering development with green energy
Aug 14, 2023

India’s moonshot: Powering development with green energy

With a conducive domestic environment and international support, India has the potential to be the leading example of green development by its 100th y

India’s pink economy
Mar 02, 2024

India’s pink economy

Unlocking the economic potential of the LGBTQ+ community will enhance India’s economic progress by tapping into diverse talents, driving innovation,

India’s response to state fragility in Africa
Oct 27, 2017

India’s response to state fragility in Africa

New Delhi is increasingly positioning itself as a significant player in African peace, security and development. Examining the question of how India responds to state fragility in Africa, this brief finds that India’s engagement is mostly transactional: working around, rather than on, sources of political fragility. Development and security interventions tend to operate in silos, but might change if Indian commercial investments are threatened

India’s Rural Youth and SDGs: A case study on Kanchan Ben’s ‘tailored’ skills
Jul 15, 2022

India’s Rural Youth and SDGs: A case study on Kanchan Ben’s ‘tailored’ skills

India must upskill the rural youth through education programmes and skilling initiatives to enhance entrepreneurial abilities and employability.

India’s shape of recovery
Dec 15, 2020

India’s shape of recovery

The shape of India’s recovery shows a multi-speed recovery with different sectors recovering at different paces, with the poor and marginalised bein

India’s UPI Market: Projections for Growth Under Various GDP Scenarios
Sep 08, 2023

India’s UPI Market: Projections for Growth Under Various GDP Scenarios

This paper projects the nationwide and state-wise size of India’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) market under various GDP growth scenarios. The market sizes under these scenarios are expressed in monetary values at the scale of both sub-national units and the Indian economy as a whole. With the help of transactions and market share data from Phonepe, a UPI company, the paper estimates the national and state-wise base case scenario market volu

Indigenous Technology as a strategic moat for India
May 24, 2023

Indigenous Technology as a strategic moat for India

Technology is vital to enabling accelerated socio-economic growth, effective governance, and relief delivery at scale. Many economies are adopting and developing technology-first frameworks to strengthen their population’s social welfare net, and support economic growth. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed both the challenges and opportunities in India that can be addressed and driven by multidimensional technology frameworks. With the rebalancin

Integrated water resource management: Where are the critics going wrong?
Mar 22, 2023

Integrated water resource management: Where are the critics going wrong?

Critics of IWRM need to note that as a paradigm, it only marks the broad contours of the emerging discipline of water governance that is subject to ch

Investing in materials innovation is investing in India’s future
Apr 23, 2021

Investing in materials innovation is investing in India’s future

An in-depth focus on materials science must be part of India’s innovation strategy to fuel core economic sectors and frontier sectors that will driv

Investing in the future of Indian Science
Sep 26, 2022

Investing in the future of Indian Science

Today’s unique combination of economic growth, geopolitical opportunity, and scientific innovation is perfect to kickstart India’s push to become

Is the BRICS currency another non-starter?
May 24, 2023

Is the BRICS currency another non-starter?

Not only do there exist practical difficulties in pursuing a common BRICS currency, but the other constituents of the bloc may consequently end up inc

Limits to efficiency: Rethinking current perspectives on climate action
Sep 19, 2018

Limits to efficiency: Rethinking current perspectives on climate action

Climate change and economic development are emotive subjects that are closely related: yet one is caused by the other. People’s lives are increasingly getting affected by the negative side-effects of climate change, particularly in developing countries which, at the same time, face enormous challenges to their aspirations for economic growth. Leading scientists agree that global warming is a reality and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are requir

Meeting the fiscal deficit target somehow
Aug 28, 2019

Meeting the fiscal deficit target somehow

By transferring Rs 1.76 lakh crore from the RBI’s surplus funds, the government is determined to meet its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent of the GDP because doing that seems to be its top priority, rather than spending more on infrastructure, welfare programmes and centrally sponsored development schemes.

Modi gets real on the economy
Aug 27, 2019

Modi gets real on the economy

The best news in years is that India’s government finally seems to recognize the scale of the problems it faces.

Modi must moderate the Sangh
Dec 18, 2014

Modi must moderate the Sangh

Narendra Modi came to power with an unexceptional agenda: push economic growth; transform the infrastructure; bring about a social transformation. But this agenda appears to be in danger of being drowned out by a cacophony of voices from Hindutva organisations.

Modi's first priority should be reviving economy
May 19, 2014

Modi's first priority should be reviving economy

Indian industry stalwarts have welcomed the arrival of Narendra Modi. The first priority of Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be to ensure the revival of economic growth, which has gone below 5 per cent in the past two years and also tackle food inflation and price rise.

Modi@Davos: A new kind of challenge
Jan 15, 2018

Modi@Davos: A new kind of challenge

Mr Modi was one of the first to warn the developed world that terrorism was a hydra which strikes rich and poor alike.

Navigating the Indo-Pacific: Development Cooperation as a Diplomatic Tool
Apr 03, 2024

Navigating the Indo-Pacific: Development Cooperation as a Diplomatic Tool

Development cooperation has gained further currency in a post-pandemic world amid staggered economic growth and an increasing gap in financing the Sustainable Development Goals. As a strategic geographic expanse, the Indo-Pacific has witnessed an upswing in cooperation programmes under different modalities (North-South, South-South, and triangular development partnerships). This paper explores the role of development cooperation as a tool of dipl

NEP 2020: Vocational education needs structural changes in the labour market
Aug 08, 2020

NEP 2020: Vocational education needs structural changes in the labour market

In a free market economy like India, albeit with some socialist characteristics, education is largely seen as an investment for economic growth, espec

Nepal: Understanding the India migration in Covid times
Oct 27, 2020

Nepal: Understanding the India migration in Covid times

If there are no alternative livelihood with newer employment opportunities, and given the sluggish economic growth pattern of the country — internat