TPP Courtesy: ustr.gov
26 November 2015

TPP & ISDS: new tests for India

The U.S.-driven Trans Pacific Partnership agreement between 12 countries, which is aiming to become the new standard of world trade, impacts domestic systems globally. For India, it will skew investment and intellectual property rights, and especially the debate over the Investor State Dispute System which allows companies to challenge sovereign rights and public policy.

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26 February 2015

Reconfiguring the role of business in G20

The B20 forum has become an important advisor to the G20, bridging the gap between business and foreign policy. Its effectiveness will depend on whether it can emerge as a solutions provider for the G20 and not just an advocacy forum. Indian business can play a vital role in shaping this mandate

kantibajpai Courtesy: Gateway House
22 April 2014

Defining India’s priorities in East Asia

Dr. Kanti Bajpai, Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, talks about the reasons for the breakdown in the India-U.S. bilateral. In an interview to Gateway House, he also examines the recent strides taken in deepening India-Japan ties and the new government’s priorities in East Asia

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27 December 2013

2014: Geopolitical star-gazing

As 2013 draws to a close, Gateway House examines the tumultous year and the significant developments that affected foreign policy globally. Below is our geopolitical forecast for 2014

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2 July 2013

India’s Bilateral Investment Treaties

Bilateral Investment Treaty agreements (BIT) are often conceived as an academic or historical interest. However, for many countries, these agreements help investors in understanding dispute resolution and legal mechanisms.

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12 December 2012

For Better Planning, Watch Global Demographic Trends

Demography statistics indicate that in the coming decades, there’ll be a population surge in less developed countries, while developed nations will contribute most to the world’s GDP. This trend necessitates the urgency for implementing targeted policies in healthcare, education, etc. to address the imbalances.

asia pacific power Courtesy: Routledge
5 July 2012

Book excerpt: India as an Asia Pacific Power

The Indian and Pacific Oceans are increasingly seen as an interdependent strategic and economic space, and India can play an important role in the region’s security; but does it have the will and resources to become an ‘Indo-Pacific’ power?

Unlogo Courtesy: United Nations
1 January 2012

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2012

For developed countries, the United Nations cautions against fiscal austerity, calls for additional short-term stimulus spending, a redesigning of fiscal and economic policy to promote structural growth and suggests ensuring sufficient resources are made available for developing countries.

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