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  • Skill Mismatch and Returns to Education in Manufacturing: A Case of India’s Textile and Clothing Industry 

    Kukreja, Prateek (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-09-30)
    Today, as India treads the path of becoming a knowledge economy, we face a paradox of intensifying skill shortages coupled with unemployment or underemployment among highly educated workers. While a shortage of skills (or under-education) is definitely ...
  • Emerging Trends in India-Pakistan Trade 

    Taneja, Nisha; Bimal, Samridhi; Sivaram, Varsha (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-08-15)
    Significant measures were undertaken by India and Pakistan to liberalize trade in 2012. In particular, Pakistan’s policy to permit all items to be imported from India except for a few items was expected to bring about a quantum increase in India’s ...
  • Land use and Land Acquisition laws in India 

    Hoda, Anwarul (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-07-30)
    The enactment of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Rehabilitation Act, 2013, has made sweeping changes in the land acquisition laws of India (LARR Act, 2013). By increasing the compensation for ...
  • High-Skilled Labour Mobility in an Era of Protectionism: Foreign Startups and India 

    Mukherjee, Arpita; Kapoor, Avantika; Sarma, Angana Parashar (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-07-30)
    Realisation that foreign startups have the potential to add new and innovative products and services to the market, bring in investment and create more jobs compared to traditional firms, a number of countries are providing fiscal and non-fiscal ...

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