India's demographic destiny
The biggest contribution to the global labor force in the next few decades will come from India. But will India be able to convert its youth bulge into a demographic dividend asks John West?
Boosting the Developmental Payoffs of India's Remittance Flows
The full developmental potential of India's migrants' remittances has not been realised argues S. K. Sasikumar.
Reforming India's military pensions
To effectively implement OROP (one-rank-one-pension), India's Ministry of Defense needs to depart from its current practices, argue Mukul Asher and Azad Singh Bali.
India and Food Safety
India’s food safety crisis is indicative of bureaucratic failures, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
From a PPP to Public Sector Control of Metronet in the UK: Implications for India
Mukul G. Asher, Shahana Sheikh and V. Ramakrishnan examine the implications for India of the restructuring of the UK's Metronet from PPP to full public sector control.
India’s Deadly Cities
India’s cities have grown haphazardly, with little consideration of the functioning of urban systems as a whole argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Managing the food, water and energy nexus
Properly coordinated policies are required to provide adequate resources to the expected 2.3 billion new inhabitants on this planet by 2050, argue Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas.
Strengthening institutions for innovative capacity in India
With India’s population projected to be the world’s largest in the coming decade, the country’s long-term development is increasingly relevant in the global economy, argue Asit Biswas, Kris Hartley.
Creating Fiscal Space In Today’s India
Mukul Asher explains what fiscal space has come to mean in modern economics, why creating it is more complex than it seems at first, and how it can be done in India.
Rationale & Key Requirements For Implementing GST In Indian States
Mukul Asher shares his views on the rationale and key requirements for implementing GST in Indian states.
India Compares Well in External Trade Integration in Asia Pacific
An in-depth analysis of India’s trade with the Asia-Pacific region by Mukul Asher and Keya Chaturvedi leads to some intriguing conclusions and sound recommendations.
India’s Lagging Human Capital
A new report shows India falling behind on human capital. Smarter government intervention is needed, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
India’s New Stand on Energy
Maitreyee Mukherjee and Asit Biswas argue that the rhetoric regarding India's new stand on energy is impressive, but the government’s policies look unsustainable.
Revamping India's public procurement
A properly designed and implemented procurement law is long overdue. It can improve financial management, and bring large financial and governance benefits.
Co-operative federalism requires greater competence by states
Co-operative federalism requires greater competence by states, according to Mukul Asher, National University of Singapore, & Councilor, Takshashila Institution.
Reforming Public Procurement in India
Public Procurement Legislation is Essential for Improving Public Financial Management in India, argue Mukul G. Asher, Tarun Sharma and Shahana Sheikh.
Sri Lanka, China and India - a tangled tale
New governments in Colombo and New Delhi give an opportunity for the three countries to reset the power equation, write ASIT BISWAS & CECILIA TORTAJADA.
What Asian Tigers may be making of India's Budget 2015
Gaurav Dalmia & Asit Biswas explore what Asian Tigers may be making of India's Budget 2015.
India's declining innovation performance
India's declining innovation performance as compared to other countries is crying out for timely policy intervention by the government, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Indian economy on a knife edge
India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, must get cracking, if India is to have any hope of realizing its immense potential.
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