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  • Waiting for Jobs 

    Kapoor, Radhicka (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-11-15)
    Employment data in India is far from adequate if policy responses have to be more effective and timely. Most employment surveys suffer from drawbacks such as limited data coverage, infrequent data collection and long time lags. To address these gaps ...
  • 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 and Trade Facilitation in Services (TFS) Agreement: Concerns and Way Forward 

    Mukherjee, Arpita; Kapoor, Avantika (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-10-30)
    Services are a major component of global gross domestic product and employment, and a rising component of global trade and investment flows. This is the largest sector of the Indian economy contributing significantly to economic growth and foreign ...
  • 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 ...

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