Brookings India Policy Brief


  • Neighbourhood First Responder: India's Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief 

    Chakradeo, Saneet (Brookings India, 2020-08-18)
    The 2015 Nepal earthquake, one of the deadliest in its history, evoked an outpouring of support from the international community in the form of cash contributions, in-kind relief, and search and rescue operations. Among the quickest to respond was ...
  • Travel South Asia: India's Tourism Connectivity with the Region 

    Sinha, Riya; Sharma, Bhumika (Brookings India, 2020-07-30)
    Tourism is an important metric of a country’s soft power potential, marked by an increase in movement of people and enabling people-to-people connectivity. Over the last two decades, South Asia has emerged as an attractive tourist destination due to ...
  • India's Limited Trade Connectivity with South Asia 

    Sinha, Riya; Sareen, Niara (Brookings India, 2020-05-30)
    This policy brief analyses the share of India’s trade with its neighbours. The data used is from World Bank’s World Integrated Trade Solution (WITS) database and the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS) database. All ...
  • Is India Still the Neighbourhood's Education Hub? 

    Xavier, Constantino; Chaba, Aakshi; Dang, Geetika (Brookings India, 2020-03-30)
    India has long been an education hub for students from its neighbourhood. Besides economic benefits, India’s capacity to attract students from neighbouring countries has helped it to form closer political ties and spread its cultural influence and ...

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