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  • Labour Regulations in India: Rationalising the Laws Governing Wages 

    Hoda, Anwarul; Rai, Durgesh K. (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-10-30)
    In this paper, we undertake an evaluation of the laws governing wages in India, identify their shortcomings and offer suggestions for improvement. In doing so, we analyze the provisions in the relevant ILO Conventions and look at the laws and practice ...
  • India’s Exports of Food Products: Food Safety Related Issues and Way Forward 

    Goyal, Tanu M.; Mukherjee, Arpita; Kapoor, Avantika (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-09-30)
    Since independence, India has come a long way from being a food-deficit to a food surplus country. With its varied agro-climatic conditions and large production base, the country has become a leading exporter of fresh and processed food products. The ...
  • Indian food and welfare schemes: Scope for digitization towards cash transfers 

    Saini, Shweta; Sharma, Sameedh; Gulati, Ashok; Hussain, Siraj; Braun, Joachim von (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-08-30)
    The paper presents a case for a phased rolling out of direct benefits transfer (DBT) for Food in India. By studying all states and Union Territories on three broad parameters: demographics, performance of the existing Public Distribution System (PDS), ...
  • Developing India's Offshore Local Currency Bond Market: Lessons from Emerging Countries 

    Kohli, Renu; Sahoo, Pravakar; Khan, M. Shuheb (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-08-30)
    After the 2008 financial crisis, macroeconomic positions and growth prospects weakened in the advanced economies; emerging market economies (EMEs) improved however. Offshore, local-currency bonds of EMEs became popular as result, with many EMEs exploiting ...

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