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  • Factors Influencing Indian Manufacturing Firms’ Decision to Hire Contract Labour 

    Singh, Jaivir; Das, Deb Kusum; Choudhury, Homagni; Kukreja, Prateek; Abhishek, Kumar (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-07-01)
    The present study attempts to investigate the factors affecting a firm’s decision to hire contract workers. We use information from a specially commissioned survey of manufacturing firms undertaken in 2014 by ICRIER, as part of a World Bank funded ...
  • Environment and Labour on the Trade Agenda: Lessons for India from the TPP Agreement 

    Hoda, Anwarul; Rai, Durgesh K. (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-07-01)
    This paper undertakes an evaluation of the Labour and Environment chapters of the TPP Agreement, with a view to determining India’s stand if the same or similar provisions are proposed in multilateral, plurilateral or bilateral agreements in future. ...
  • Can Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) be Part Solution to the Indian Debt Problem? 

    Bhagwati, Jaimini; Khan, M. Shuheb; Bogathi, Ramakrishna Reddy (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-04-30)
    The Indian debt overhang issue is one of the major reasons that fresh investments are currently not being made in the scale required to promote higher growth and boost employment. Among banks the public sector banks (PSBs) are burdened with the bulk ...
  • Making Rapid Strides-Agriculture in Madhya Pradesh: Sources, Drivers, and Policy Lessons 

    Gulati, Ashok; Rajkhowa, Pallavi; Sharma, Pravesh (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-04-30)
    This paper forms a part of the study on agricultural growth and its linkages to poverty alleviation in six selected states of India, namely Bihar, Uttar Pradesh (UP), Odisha, Punjab, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh (MP). Bihar, UP and Odisha have experienced ...

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