Tag Search: “manufacturing”
In an increasingly global marketplace, the ramping up of trade has drastically altered the way goods are manufactured and sold. In this article, Kuntala Bandyopadhyay, research associate at ICRIER, d...
- Kuntala Bandyopadhyay
- 24 August, 2016
India's formal judicial system is infamously slow, even for a developing country. What is less well established is whether this matters to economic outcomes. This column uses state-level variation in ...
- Amrit Amirapu
- 22 August, 2016
The automobile sector in both India and China developed due to waves of investment in these countries since the late 1980s. This column discusses how India’s automobile sector has grown differently fr...
Optimising the allocation of factors of production – land, capital and labour - improves productivity. In India, where evidence suggests land is severely misallocated to inefficient manufacturing firm...
Capital misallocation in India has continuously increased over the past two decades, despite extensive liberalisation. At the same time, the importance of financial frictions for the Indian economy ha...
- Simon Galle
- 30 June, 2016
- IGC Research on India
The ‘Make in India’ programme seeks to incentivise global investors to manufacture in India. In this article, Natasha Agarwal, an independent research economist argues that efforts should also be made...
- Natasha Agarwal
- 22 April, 2016
While the trade reforms of the 90s led to a rapid increase in trade in India, there are concerns regarding the likely impact of the reforms on inequality. This column shows that innovation induced by...
India’s ‘Look East’ policy picked up steam with the conceptualisation of the Indian-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement in 2003. This column analyses the broad trends in India-ASEAN trade over the past decade,...
- Deeparghya Mukherjee
- 10 March, 2016
In the past few decades, India has emerged as one of the preferred destinations for foreign investors, with the manufacturing sector receiving a substantial proportion of total capital inflows coming...
- Vaishnavi Sharma
- 25 January, 2016
The Indian economy expanded by 7.4% during July-September 2015, as compared to China’s growth rate of 6.9% over the same period. In this article, Mahendra Dev, Vice Chancellor of IGIDR, examines the ...
- Mahendra Dev
- 11 December, 2015
India is the fourth largest energy consumer in the world but is not well endowed with energy resources, making efficiency in energy use very important. This column analyses the spatial dynamics of el...