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Invest more in human capital to deal with slowdown
Dec 29, 2011

Invest more in human capital to deal with slowdown

In the slowdown scenario, it would be important for the government to protect the poor against job losses, ill-health, lack of skills and homelessness. The human development indicators have to be improved.

Invest more in R&D: Defence Minister
Mar 12, 2005

Invest more in R&D: Defence Minister

Union Defence Minister Mr Pranab Mukherjee stressed the need for the corporate sector to adopt a greater role in India¿s defence sector. He was delivering the first annual lecture of the ORF Mumbai Chapter of Observer Research Foundation (ORF), on March 12, 2005.

Invest, Indebt, Incapacitate: Is China Replicating Its ‘Xinjiang Model’ In BRI Countries?
Aug 21, 2020

Invest, Indebt, Incapacitate: Is China Replicating Its ‘Xinjiang Model’ In BRI Countries?

China has been aggressively promoting its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) through massive investments in participating countries, as a means to further its strategic, economic and political goals. Such a strategy bears striking similarities to its policies in the Xinjiang province. This paper attempts a comparative study between Xinjiang and BRI countries in South and Central Asia to highlight the issues these states will likely face in the coming

Investigating the Impact of Commodity Transaction Tax on India’s Commodity Derivatives Markets
May 11, 2021

Investigating the Impact of Commodity Transaction Tax on India’s Commodity Derivatives Markets

The Commodity Transaction Tax (CTT) was imposed on non-agricultural commodity derivatives trading in India from 1 July 2013. This paper investigates the impact of the CTT on some of the efficiency parameters of the commodity derivative markets in India. The authors analysed daily trading data from January 2006 to December 2019 of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) of India for five non-agricultural commodities: aluminium, copper, crude oil, gold, and

Investing in Adolescent Health: Harnessing India’s Demographic Dividend
Jul 29, 2020

Investing in Adolescent Health: Harnessing India’s Demographic Dividend

Adolescents comprise a significant proportion of India’s population. Despite improvements in various outcomes, this demographic continues to face serious challenges to their health and well-being, including high levels of teenage pregnancies, low rates of antenatal care checkups for adolescent pregnancies, and lack of safe menstrual practices among adolescent girls. Investing in adolescent health should therefore be a policy priority. This repo

Investing in adolescent health: Harnessing the demographic dividend
Jan 07, 2020

Investing in adolescent health: Harnessing the demographic dividend

The issues with adolescent health are not limited to just the structure of the policy — it extends to the structure of institutions as well.

Investing in human capital and sustainable growth: A symbiotic paradigm
Aug 16, 2023

Investing in human capital and sustainable growth: A symbiotic paradigm

By addressing challenges related to education, healthcare, and gender inequality, India can harness its human potential to drive economic progress and

Investing in human capital: Towards an anaemia free India
Sep 08, 2017

Investing in human capital: Towards an anaemia free India

India’s long-term growth strategy must be pegged to its labour force, whatever the economic model of choice may be. A major part of how the Indian growth story plays out will hinge on the country’s success in delivering the right to life, health and livelihood for all Indians, including India’s girls and women.

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

Investing in the Planet: Climate literacy as ESG enabler for Indian corporates
Apr 21, 2023

Investing in the Planet: Climate literacy as ESG enabler for Indian corporates

As per the theme for Earth Day 2023, Indian businesses should invest in green solutions and embark on sustainable and green business models

Investment in education can change people's lives
May 03, 2012

Investment in education can change people's lives

It is clear that to reduce the suffering of poor people, there is no better investment than education, specially the quality of school buildings, teaching and other facilities which are not improving at an even pace in all the 28 states.

Investment lessons for India, from Sri Lanka & Maldives
Nov 05, 2016

Investment lessons for India, from Sri Lanka & Maldives

With Indian Government reiterating commitment to facilitate investments in Sri Lanka and Maldives, the need for making case-studies of both

Investors: The 'take off' and 'landing' mode
Sep 28, 2004

Investors: The 'take off' and 'landing' mode

The Prime Minister's first visit to the UK and US after he assumed office was preceded by a flurry of activity. The Cabinet approved the promulgation of three ordinances pertaining to Banking Regulation (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions), Securities Contract (Regulations) Act 1956 as well as

#Budget2022’s big capital investment bonanza leaves the health sector largely untouched
Feb 02, 2022

#Budget2022’s big capital investment bonanza leaves the health sector largely untouched

Against the backdrop of the pandemic, the budget continues to club the health sector with the social determinants of health

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
May 25, 2023

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Multiple overlapping global crises—such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change-related natural disasters, and regional armed conflicts—have high

Alarming job problem: Time for investment in skills training
Dec 07, 2010

Alarming job problem: Time for investment in skills training

Today the two biggest countries in the world - the US and China - are playing in the world arena on their own terms. Jobs are, indeed, something to be worried about because not only is there a threat of a deflationary spiral in the US but there is also a huge fiscal deficit. This means austerity (decline in demand) and job losses.

An investment in knowledge: Boosting India-US educational ties
Sep 20, 2023

An investment in knowledge: Boosting India-US educational ties

Educational cooperation between India and the United States (US) has gone from strength to strength, and there is much more that can be done.

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: A new banking alternative
Nov 11, 2014

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: A new banking alternative

Considering India's immense infrastructural needs, the AIIB has opened a fresh window for financing in which there will hopefully be fewer conditions and hassles. All other less developing countries will also be able to access loans easily.

Aspirations must be backed by investments for the energy transition
Jan 16, 2024

Aspirations must be backed by investments for the energy transition

To achieve both its development goals and energy transition goals, India needs consistently higher levels of growth in national income to enhance the

Beyond JCPOA — Secondary sanctions, projects and investments
Jul 20, 2018

Beyond JCPOA — Secondary sanctions, projects and investments

India has planned several oil and gas development projects, and pipeline projects in Iran. It is believed that the proposed investment for these proje

Budget 2018 consolidates past policies and invests in future politics
Feb 01, 2018

Budget 2018 consolidates past policies and invests in future politics

The days of Budgets being policy statements and media events are over. Budget 2018 does what it is supposed to: balance the books — the fiscal defic

Budget 2019: Mobilising investment by open capital account and constrained fiscal policy a risky gamble
Jul 12, 2019

Budget 2019: Mobilising investment by open capital account and constrained fiscal policy a risky gamble

The attempt to woo FIIs and FPIs may look like an innovative step to mobilise investment from abroad, yet this is a gamble which may or may not pay of

Building Back Better: Infrastructure investment as a G20 priority
Sep 19, 2022

Building Back Better: Infrastructure investment as a G20 priority

For India, multilateral cooperation for facilitating investment in infrastructure is the need of the hour.

Can foreign direct investment flows balance the north-south fiscal fizz?
Feb 19, 2019

Can foreign direct investment flows balance the north-south fiscal fizz?

Cooperative federalism must be maintained as an immutable Indian agenda.

China and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Nov 01, 2019

China and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

AIIB is designed to please and be pleasing. In its dealings with established MDBs, it comes to praise, not to bury. It is in this respect an effective

China and the UN: Investigating multilateral bureaucracy
May 04, 2024

China and the UN: Investigating multilateral bureaucracy

A focus on UN 2.0 and bureaucratic cushioning from state influence need to be high on the agenda of the Summit of the Future as allegations of countri

China in Africa: The Role of Trade, Investments, and Loans Amidst Shifting Geopolitical Ambitions
Aug 14, 2021

China in Africa: The Role of Trade, Investments, and Loans Amidst Shifting Geopolitical Ambitions

Chinese influence in Africa is high on the global agenda, as China within just a few decades has become a key political and economic power in the continent. Indeed, its emergence as a dominant economic and political actor might be the most important development in Africa since the end of the Cold War. This paper analyses China's economic and political relations with Africa beginning in the 1990s. It argues that the concern is not that China has e

China’s steadily expanding investments in Russia since the Ukraine conflict
Jul 26, 2023

China’s steadily expanding investments in Russia since the Ukraine conflict

Chinese investment in Russia has surged but it also raises concerns about the potential loss of sovereignty and control over key sectors of the econom

Chinese BRI investments: A cornerstone of the expanding China-Bangladesh ties
Aug 10, 2023

Chinese BRI investments: A cornerstone of the expanding China-Bangladesh ties

Although Bangladesh has been able to seek favourable terms from China, will it manage to leverage economic aid while not allowing China strategic inro

Chinese funding of Indian startups: Key investors and patterns of investment
Oct 03, 2019

Chinese funding of Indian startups: Key investors and patterns of investment

The last few years have seen Chinese investors deepening their push into the Indian startup ecosystem.

Constrained capital: Paving the path for infrastructure investments in India and other emerging economies
Dec 18, 2018

Constrained capital: Paving the path for infrastructure investments in India and other emerging economies

Policy influencers and diplomats will have to find a way to market private investments in an appealing manner for all stakeholders involved.

Corporate tax rate cut will boost investment
Sep 24, 2019

Corporate tax rate cut will boost investment

With a cut in corporate taxes and a depreciated rupee, India may be able to boost its competitiveness.