Economic Studies
The US-China Trade Dispute: Uncertain Future

Rising US trade deficit with China has become a serious issue in the current stage of US-China relations. The trade deficit has increased significantly in last five years and has become a central theme in Donald Trump’s China policy. In 2017, th

Chinese Economy in 2018: Changes and Challenges

Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Le Keqiang, while addressing the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress kept China’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth at 6.5 percent for 2018, somewhat lower than th

Commentary: The Fifth India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue

The swelling trade deficit with China has emerged as key area of concern in India’s bilateral ties. Some fear a hollowing out of large segments of Indian industrial capacity. It is in this background that the fifth India-China Strategic Economic di

Securitization of BIMSTEC can protect the Blue Economy of Bay of Bengal

The riches of the Ocean rival the wealthiest economies of the world. According to an estimate made by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) the ocean assets can be valued at 24 trillion USD with an annual turnover in goods and services of around 2.5 trillion

तापी पाइपलाइन: अर्थ बनाम राजनीति

फ़रवरी 2018 में तुर्कमेनिस्तान, अफ़ग़ानिस्तान , पाकिस्तान और भारत के शीर्ष नेतृत्व ने 1700 किमी की तुर्

Commentary: The Tapi Pipeline: Economics vs Politics

In February 2018, leaders from Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India inaugurated the 1700 km Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline. Functions were held in Serhetabat and Herat with the leaders expressing hope that trade and

आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण एवं राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा: क्या है सम्बन्ध

आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण 2017-18 हमें राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा के विषय में क्या बताता है? यह एक अजीब प्रश्न है क्यू

The Trillion Dollar Question: Can China handle its Debt?

"The men who can manage men manage the men who can manage only things, and the men who can manage money manage all." - Will Durant China’s growing role and assertiveness in the international system is concurrent to its economic strength.

What does the Economic Survey tell us about National Security?

What does India’s Economic Survey 2017-18 tell us about national security? This may sound an unusual question because in traditional understanding of national security and economy are two separate entities which are not discussed together. The two

Anatomy of Agricultural Debt Waivers in India

Agriculture plays an important role in the Indian economy with over 58 per cent of rural households dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. As per the 2nd revised estimates by the CSO, the share of agriculture and allied sector (including agri

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