Contributor : Profile
Dr Arpita Mukherjee is a Professor at ICRIER. She has several years of experience in policy-oriented research, working closely with the government in India and policymakers in the EU, US, ASEAN and in East Asian countries. She has conducted studies for international organizations such as ADB, ADBI, ASEAN Secretariat, FCO (UK), Italian Trade Commission, Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), OECD, Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre (TECC), UNCTAD and the WTO and Indian industry associations such as NASSCOM, FICCI, IBA, IDSA and EICI. Her research is a key contributor to India’s negotiating strategies in the WTO and bilateral agreements. She has authored chapters in joint study group reports set up by Indian government and has led research teams contributing to India’s domestic policy reforms in areas such as logistics, retail and special economic zones. Her research interest includes trade and domestic reforms; WTO; bilateral/regional agreements; retail; infrastructure; FDI; special economic zones; economic corridors and production networks; and migration. Dr Mukherjee has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Portsmouth, UK. She has published widely and presented her research in various international and national forums
Posts by Arpita Mukherjee
Trade agreements and their impact on India’s apparel exports
Slow progress of the Doha Round of WTO negotiations has led to a proliferation of regional and bilateral trade agreements, and consequent increase in trade among their members. While India continues t...
- Arpita Mukherjee Anusree Paul Angana Parashar Sarma Soham Sinha
- 07 January, 2019
Trade rules in e-commerce: Opportunities and concerns for India
India, which is among the fastest growing markets for e-commerce in the world, submitted a formal document to the WTO in December 2017 opposing any negotiations on trade in the sector. In this post, M...
- Avantika Kapoor Arpita Mukherjee
- 04 June, 2018
Facilitating investment in organic food business through the right policies
The Indian government has undertaken several policy initiatives to promote organic farming and organic food exports, and many domestic and foreign companies have responded positively to these measure...
- Souvik Dutta Arpita Mukherjee
- 25 September, 2017
Creating a services value chain between India and Thailand
In the past two decades, India has signed several bilateral and regional comprehensive free trade agreements with Southeast Asian countries, which are likely to enhance services trade, investment and...
- Tanu Goyal Arpita Mukherjee
- 08 July, 2015